Michael Edward TerrellMichael Terrell has established more than 500 working
business-educational partnerships to help disadvantaged students in
Louisville, Kentucky, where he has taught grades K-3 in the Jefferson
County Public School System. These partnerships have garnered over $2
million in donations. Terrell earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree
from Western Kentucky University. He is the published author of several
educational articles in professional journals, also publisher and editor
of the nationwide “ParentShare” Newsletter.

Special Recognition

2008

Published author, non-fiction, “It’s All About You”

2005

Champion for Children Award from City of Louisville

2004

Excellence in Elementary Education from JCPS

2003

Champion for Children Award from City of Louisville

2002

Distinguished Elementary Educator Award from UNIV KY

2001

Published Author (2 chapters) “Educational Psychology”

2000

Profiled Innovative Educator in NEA Today Magazine

1999

ALL-USA Academic Teachers Team

1999

JCPenney Golden Rule Award

1999

AEGON Academic Teachers Award

1998

Distinguished Elementary Educator Award from Murray State University

 

1997

Congressional Honor in Education Award form U.S. Senate

1997

Amgen Award for Teacher Excellence

1997

Educational Excellence, President Clinton (also 1995, 1993)

1996

Who’s Who Among American Teachers Inductee

1996

Golden Apple Award, JCPS (1994,1993,1991,1990,1987)

1995

National Teachers Hall of Fame Inductee

1995

Walt Disney American Teacher Award

1994

Distinguished Alumni Award from Western KY Univ.

1993

Equal Ed. Opportunity Award from Indiana Univ.

1993

Louisville Bell Award for Community Services

1993

Ashland Oil Teacher Achievement Award from Ashland Oil Inc.

1992

Distinguished Citizen Award from City of Louisville

1991

Ed. Achievement Award from Jefferson County Public School

1990

Citizen of the Month Lou. Chamber of Commerce

1989

Schoolhouse Ed. Award, JCTA

1989

Innovative Educator Award from KY ED. Television

1989

Featured Educator on CBS,”Sunday Morning Show with Charles Kuralt”

1988

Excellence in Education Award, from JCPS