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Alum wins Presidential Award for excellence in teaching

Saatzer1.jpgPolly Saatzer, M.Ed. '95 in early childhood education, will receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Saatzer, a kindergarten teacher at Susan Powell of Garlough Environmental Magnet School in West St. Paul, is one of 85 K-6 teachers nationwide to receive the award and the only one from Minnesota. A teacher for 32 years, Saatzer will be honored with the award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

See more in the Minneapolis Star Tribune story.

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