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Congratulations Ms. Morse-2019 Rising Star in Economic Education Award Recipient!

Congratulations Ms. Morse-2019 Rising Star in Economic Education Award Recipient!

Michelle Morse-Wendt, Turtle Lake Elementary School 4th grade teacher, has been selected by the Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE) for the 2019 Rising Star in Economic Education Award! Ms. Morse-Wendt is receiving this award in recognition of her commitment to excellence in economic education in the category of grades K-8. Ms. Morse-Wendt is passionate about science curriculum development, reading and writing curriculum development, technology in the classroom, and now government, citizenship, and economics.

Colleen Gray, Education Director at MCEE, presented Ms. Morse-Wendt with her award at a team meeting in December. “Ms. Morse-Wendt’s innovative and creative lessons engage students and allow them to gain an understanding of how economics relates to their everyday lives,” said Ms. Gray. “MCEE commends Ms. Morse-Wendt’s efforts to prepare her students to become financially literate citizens.”

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