Nancie Atwell

Nancie Atwell | Founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning

In 2015, Nancie Atwell was the inaugural recipient of the Global Teacher Prize, referred to as the Nobel Prize for teaching. The award, given by the London-based Varkey Foundation, highlights the impact great teachers have on their students and their profession.

50 Mainers Boldly Leading Our State

Maine gives a lot. The shifting seasons give writers inspiration and artists changing scenes. The expansive wilderness and preserved coastline provide companies resources and researchers discoveries. The entrepreneurial culture gives business owners courage for innovation and teachers and students a