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Teacher's Name: Sachiko Miyaji
School Name: Melrose Elementary MST Magnet
School City: Los Angeles
School State: CA
An educator for 17 years, Sachiko Miyaji currently teaches second grade, holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, and has served in many capacities as a classroom teacher, Instructional Coach for mathematics, and math team coach. Considered a leader among peers, she was instrumental in implementing the STEAM initiative in the primary grades at Melrose Elementary Math Science Technology Magnet in Los Angeles to inspire students to build, create, design, and problem solve through the Engineering Design Process (EDP), Project Based Learning and Cognitively Guided Instruction in Mathematics (CGI). Recognized as an outstanding, collaborative and reflective teacher in education, Sachiko recently earned certification as a National Board Certified Teacher (Class of 2012), and is currently a fellow in the Cotsen Foundation’s Art of Teaching program.
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