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Teacher of the Week

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Bucktown »

Wendy Rejman has inspired her students to "engage and persist" in art as well as in life.

Lincoln Square »

"I'm just a big math nerd," middle school teacher Margot DiMuzio said.

Hyde Park »

Emily Forrest-Mattfield has won thousands of dollars in grants to bring music into the arts curriculum.

Logan Square »

Sharon Vinh knows how to keep her students engaged in science and math.

Edgebrook »

Wildwood Elementary School teacher Patricia Payne became a public school teacher like her father.

Kenwood »

Eric Young helped students write poems and organize a memorial to cope with Hadiya Pendleton's murder.

Uptown »

Zain Bullie and his wife are like a second set of parents to some Uptown kids looking for guidance.

Bridgeport »

The dedicated clerk has been at the Bridgeport school for 24 years.

Downtown »

First-year teacher Elizabeth Quinn used a letter-writing program to help students bond.

Bridgeport »

Students are wowed by the science and technology teacher at the magnet school in Bridgeport.

Dunning »

Teacher of the Week: Amanda Rachmaciej, Dever Elementary School

South Loop »

Jeff Kacena says pairing fiction works with his science curriculum helps students grasp complex concepts.

Hyde Park »

Leslie Travis is using bicycle-generated electricity to power the machines for her sewing club.

Rogers Park »

Masooma Khan taught her students about more than just art with themed projects about bullying.

Lakeview »

Esther Pullman is still patient and kind, said a former student whose son now attends the school.