It's time to recognize teachers who make learning fun and exciting!

For more than 20 years, WGVU Public Media has been proud to feature dedicated, creative and resourceful teachers who work hard each day to have a positive impact in the lives of their students and within their communities. There are so many phenomenal teachers in our West and Southwest Michigan communities and we love sharing their stories and visiting classrooms!

If you are in Pre-K to 12th Grade, your teacher could be WGVU’s next Cool Teacher! Selected entries qualify for a class party with WGVU Public Media. Tell us how your teacher makes every day learning a new adventure. With parent permission, complete the form below to nominate your teacher today!

Submissions for the 2019-20 school year will be accepted through April 1, 2020. For more information, contact WGVU Education at or 800-442-2771.


WGVU Cool Teacher Mrs H, Zinser Elementary, Walker

WGVU celebrates Cool Teacher Mrs. H and the class of Zinser Elementary, Walker, MI


WGVU Cool Teacher Chris Horton, Cummings Elementary

WGVU celebrates Cool Teacher Chris Horton and the class of Cummings Elementary, Grandville Public Schools


WGVU Cool Teacher Kurt Kiesgen, Oakridge High School, Muskeg

WGVU celebrates Cool Teacher Kurt Kiesgen and the class of Oakridge High School, Muskegon, MI

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