Matinga Ragatz

Grand Ledge, MI | Years Taught: 1989 – Present

Matinga believes that teaching is a unique enterprise that requires practitioners to create learning environments that allow young people to practice and role-play the many different dimensions of life. Ragatz is “proud to have job-crafted the timeless profession of teaching into an unforgettable life adventure, full of intense experiences and learning opportunities, as well as chances to re-invent, re-design, and to ‘Macgyver’ learning resources to achieve the best learning environment and outcomes possible.”

Additional Recognition

  • 2011 • Michigan State Teacher of the Year
  • 2010 • Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning Outstanding Educator Award
  • 2008 • Microsoft Partners in Learning Innovative Teacher Award
  • 2008 • Microsoft Worldwide Innovative Teacher Forum US Representative, Hong Kong, China