CURSORY: Alex Diasgrandos, an exceptional teacher has been named teacher of the year, after winning the title several times before. He was awarded a cash price and a scholarship.
Brilliant Elementary school teacher Alex Diasgranados, has been awarded more than $50,000 and a scholarship to further his education after being named National University 2021 Teacher of the Year. Alex Diasgrandos who teaches grade 4 and grade 5 students at Aiton Elementary School in Washington, DC, won the $10,000 Sanford Teacher Award. A few months after winning the Sanford Teacher Award, he was named DC’s 2021 Teacher of the Year, with a cash prize of $7,500. Alex started teaching in 2015 and noted that the children he teaches inspire him to keep going every single day. “They just inspire me and keep me going every single day,” he said. Alex Diasgranados, known as Mr Dias in the classroom appeared on a National TV show where another unique announcement was made that he has selected as the National University 2021 Teacher of the Year and was awarded a sum of $50,000. Alex Diasgranados was also named as one of the four finalists for National Teacher of the Year, an award which accorded recognition by the President of the United States at the White House.