Watch NC principal give emotional speech on winning ‘Oscars of teaching’

NC Principal Wins National Education Award

Asia Cunningham, a Durham, NC principal, won a prestigious Miliken award recently, considered to be the "Oscars of teaching." (Image via Miliken Educator Awards)

By Staff Reports

November 21, 2023

A North Carolina principal won the prestigious Miliken Educator Award, which is like winning an Oscar in teaching!

Asia Cunningham is the principal at Pearsontown Elementary in Durham Public Schools. Recently, she won a prestigious Miliken Educator Award, which is considered the “Oscars of teaching.

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At a recent event in Durham, Cunningham, a grad of NC Central University, gave an emotional speech on how the loss of her parents inspired her to become an educator. Footage via NC Central University.

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🏆 WATCH: A #northcarolina principal won the prestigious Miliken Educator Award, which is like winning an Oscar in teaching! Asia Cunningham, a grad of NC Central University, is the principal at Pearsontown Elementary in Durham Public Schools. Here’s her emotional speech recently after winning the national honor. 🎥 NC Central University #NCCUEAGLE #NCCU #EAGLEPRIDE #DurhamPublicSchools #nced #ncpublicschool #teachersofinstagram #ncteachers #teachers

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