A 2007 graduate was surprised with a prestigious , to celebrate and empower outstanding educators, in March. Miki Cacace is a math teacher at ʻEwa Makai Middle School.
Cacace found out she was the recipient of the award considered the “Oscar Award of Teaching” in a ceremony attended by Gov. David Y. Ige, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto, past Milken Award winners, and community leaders. She is the only Hawaiʻi recipient this year and one of 40 nationwide.
Cacace was hailed for her teaching excellence, particularly for her popular coding class. The Leeward area educator receives a cash prize of $25,000.
Last year’s Milken Educator Award winner, Sara King亚洲日韩在线a视频在线观看, is also a UH Mānoa graduate as are many of the past winners.