May 29, 2024

2011 Colorado Teacher of the Year and UMW Alum Speaks to Graduates

Michelle L. Howe Pearson, 2011 Colorado Teacher of the Year, spoke at the inaugural College of Education Educator in Residence Lecture and Celebration April 27 at the Stafford campus.

The social studies department chair who teaches at Hulstrom Options K-8 school marks the first Educator in Residence to speak at UMW after the program was created to celebrate graduates and give them the opportunity to interact extensively with an accomplished UMW education alum.

Pearson earned her bachelor of arts degree from Mary Washington in 1991 and has also completed graduate work and continuing education from Delta State University, Adams State College, and Colorado State University.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.