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DC Teacher Named National University 2021 Teacher of the Year, Awarded Check For $50,000

This educator is receiving his flowers in a huge way! Alex Diasgranados is the DC teacher who just received a $50,000 check for his work in the education system, reports BLACK ENTERPRISE. His work at Aiton Elementary School in Washington, D.C. has earned him numerous awards and now it’s landed him National University 2021 Teacher of the Year. “I couldn’t have been more excited to receive this news from none other than my friend Drew Barrymore who sent a crew to my house to present the award,” shared Diasgranados via Instagram.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Alejandro Diasgranados (@thatdcteacher) No stranger to The Drew Barrymore Show, Diasgranados made his first appearance on the show last year to talk about his work in education. “This community has been underserved for several years,” said Diasgranados. “However, this community is filled with such cultural wealth. My personal mission has always been to give my students access to a variety of people, programs,...

Apr 5, 2021