2017-18 Milken Educators

Photo 3 of 44 Arkansas Dawn McLain


Mike Milken, Arkansas Commissioner of Education Johnny Key and veteran Milken Educators welcomed sixth-grade math and science teacherDAWN McLAIN to the Milken Educator family at North Little Rock Middle School on January 25, 2018. A strong believer in educating the whole child, Dawn helps students achieve academic success and build life skills with hands-on learning, including robotics, design modeling, and interactive activities like tug-of-war. As one of several lead teachers in the district, she spends half her day in the classroom and the other half mentoring students, novice teachers and educators-in-training. Dawn got a huge group hug from her students after her big surprise—they were thrilled to see their teacher honored!


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