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2-27-18 — Educator Earns Inspiring Teacher Award

Feb. 27, 2018 ~ Erik Erazo, Olathe Public Schools migrant director / Hispanic student services, will receive the 2018 Most Inspiring Teacher award given by the Teacher Education Department of MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Erazo was nominated by a former student who is now attending MNU and hopes to become a teacher. “Winning this award means so much to me,” said Erazo. “I love my job because it allows me to be a part of the lives of so many wonderful people.”

“Erik Erazo has the knowledge, passion, and determination to make a positive impact on the lives of students, families and colleagues,” Olathe Public Schools Director of Instructional Support Programs Jan Heinen said. “He always goes above and beyond in his service to others.”

The annual award is given during the Education Jubilation, held April 26, which includes public recognition of other honors and scholarship recipients.