MPS teacher earns elite honor

October 3, 2013

58MPS Ronald Reagan College Prep Spanish and technology
teacher Sarah Berndt was awarded the prestigious
Milken Educator Award in a surprise all-school
assembly Wednesday, October 2, 2013.
Ms. Berndt is the only educator in Wisconsin to receive
the award, called the “Oscar of Teaching,” this
year and one of just a few dozen to be recognized nationwide.
A nine-year MPS veteran, Ms. Berndt is an
“amazing educator who inspires students, teachers and
parents,” said Reagan Principal Mike Roemer.
MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton was joined
in presenting the award by Wisconsin Superintendent
of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Evers, Milken Educator
Awards Vice President Dr. Jane Foley, Milwaukee Board
of School Directors Vice President Meagan Holman
and Principal Roemer.