Select educators from Baltimore celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week in a presidential way, attending this year’s National Teacher of the Year awards at the White House on Tuesday.
Teachers, including Maryland Teacher of the Year Ryan Kaiser, were there to see President Barack Obama award Jahana Hayes, a high school social studies teacher at Waterbury, Conn., as National Teacher of the Year.
Kaiser, who teaches at Mount Washington School in Baltimore, was moved by Obama's words.
“You could see he just really kind of touched on each point. Everyone in the audience was nodding [their] head,” Kaiser said. “To just sit there...