Maine Teacher of the Year Matt Bernstein Honored at White House Ceremony

Maine’s 2023 Teacher of the Year Matt Bernstein joined state teachers of the year from across the country at the White House yesterday for a recognition ceremony with President Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, and US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.

Bernstein is a social studies teacher at Casco Bay High School in Portland and was nominated by a former student. Read this interview with Bernstein to learn more about his passion for teaching and his priorities as Maine’s Teacher of the Year.