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Long Island high school teacher receives prestigious Milken Educator Award

Posted at 10:29 AM, Nov 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-06 10:29:50-05

Lauren Jensen, a teacher from Glen Cove High School received the 2015-2016 Milken Educator Award, a prestigious award given to teachers to recognize their achievements so far. Only a few educators are given the award each year. Recipients receive $25,000 to use towards future teaching goals.

Jensen stopped by the PIX11 studio to talk about the surprise she felt receiving the award and her future plans as a teacher.