Graduate Student Margaret (M.E.) Hersey Receives Milken Education Award

Master's student in the Secondary Teacher Education Program Margaret (M.E.) Hersey is among 40 teachers nationwide to receive the Milken Education Award recognizing early to mid-career elementary and secondary school teachers.

Referred to as the "Oscars of teaching," this award comes with a $25,000 cash prize. Hersey is the only recipient from Massachusetts this year and she is lauded for her student-centered work at Springfield Honors Academy where she teaches ninth grade. Read more about M.E. and watch a video of her receiving the award here.