Oregon State Teacher of the Year, 2015
Michael Lindblad is a multicultural educator from Portland, Oregon. He just completed his 45th speaking engagement as the keynote speaker for the United Way event at the Portland Art Museum. Michael has recently earned the OEA/NEA 2016 Teacher of the Year for Oregon, the 2015 Oregon Teacher of the Year, and the 2013 Social Studies Teacher of the Year. In addition to speaking in front of the Oregon House of Reps, Michael is advocating for equity regionally and nationally. Michael and his wife Angela-Lindblad Olivares have 3 daughters, a granddaughter, and twin boys!
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We are a network of State Teachers of the Year and Finalists who use our teacher leadership to ensure that every student receives an outstanding education. We do this through our focus on practice, policy and advocacy.We Believe...
- Every student has a right to a high-quality education, regardless of background, race, gender, disability or socio-economic status.
- To achieve educational excellence for all students, we must transform and support the teaching profession.
- It is imperative that we involve our nation’s expert teachers in conversations about improving education.
- Teacher leaders will transform the teaching profession and create, implement and sustain systems to solve our toughest educational challenges.
- We must prepare our country’s future workforce to be competitive in a global economy and participate in a diverse, democratic country.
- Educators must partner with families and communities on behalf of our nation’s children.
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Join us Friday, March 2nd for our half-day symposium Elevating Responsive and Responsible Teaching. Together with exemplary local teacher leaders, including current and past Oregon State Teachers of the Year, we’ll explore ways to ensure that students are greeted by teachers and learning environments that nurture and engage their personal and cultural histories. Combining panel…
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with Michael Lindblad
Inspiring students to engage the community through self-directed, humanitarian projects.