It was billed as a Wednesday morning all-school assembly for the Ann Arbor Open community to meet and greet Michigan’s Interim Superintendent Sheila Alles.
That’s what third/fourth grade teacher Chad Downs thought, anyhow.
In fact, it was better. So much better.
Downs learned that he has been named a 2018-19 Milken Educator—an honor that comes with an unrestricted $25,000 award to be used any way he wishes.
For the full story along with photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor: http://news.a2schools.org/ann-arbor-open-teacher-chad-downs-wins-25000-national-milken-educator-award/