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Meet the 2015-16 Milken Educator Award Winners

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Matthew Harvey (CA '15) │Math teacher, CORE Butte Charter School │Chico, CA

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Date of Award: November 18, 2015

Matt Harvey, who teaches upper-level math, had only been at CORE Butte High School for a year when Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation (above right) surprised him with the Milken Educator Award. But in that year Harvey had already made a big impact: For the first time ever, the school ran two sections of Math 3, both filled to capacity. He works with his colleagues in other disciplines to integrate math into English, history, health and science lessons. Partnering with Butte Community College, Harvey also set up the school’s Medical Sciences CTE (Career and Technical Education) pathway.


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Melody Tucker (AL '15)
Brittany Matsushino (AZ '15)
Nicki Derryberry (AZ '15)
Matthew Harvey (CA '15)
Nick Williams (CA '15)
Ryan Moore (CO '15)
Peter Arseneault (CT '15)
Jessica Cunningham (DC '15)
Michael Sana (HI '15)
Melody Coryell (IN '15)
William Smithyman (KS '15)
Jessica Major (LA '15)
John Lary (LA '15)
Chandler Smith (LA '15)
Michelle Ryan (MA '15)
Angela Malone (MD '15)
Michaela Lamarre (ME '15)
Kevin Tobe (MI '15)
Deborah Siebern-Dennis (MO '15)
Rhonda Burrage (MS '15)
Eric Patin (NC '15)
Courtney Matulka (NE '15)
Allison Cuttler (NJ '15)
Kimberly Moreno (NJ '15)
Colin DeGroot (NM '15)
Lauren Jensen (NY '15)
Ricardo Larios (OR '15)
Anthony Angelini (PA '15)
Kendra Borden (RI '15)
Lindsey Bibler (SC '15)
Kimberly Freeman (SC '15)
Gina Benz (SD '15)
Misty Ayres-Miranda (TN '15)
Laura Servin (TX '15)
Amber Dortch (VA '15)
Lauren Wilson (VA '15)
Ryan Lafferty (WA '15)