Haiti Teacher Guy Etienne, Top 10 Finalist for "Nobel Prize" of teaching award

Guy Pressoir, a Haitian school teacher from College Catts Pressoir in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is among the top 10 finalists nominated for the Global Teacher Prize, a $1 million award that is considered the "Nobel Prize for teaching..." Wow... Is this Great news or what?

PHOTO: Guy Etienne - Haiti Teacher
PHOTO: Guy Etienne - Haiti Teacher

The Miami Herald reports...

Guy Pressoir beat out more than 5,000 nominees from 127 countries for a chance to be recognized as the world's most exceptional teacher.

Also read: Haiti teacher among 10 finalists for $1M prize from the Miami Herald

Guy has been the headmaster of College Catts Pressior in Port-au-Prince since 1982, when he gave up his PhD studies in France to take over the school from his retiring father-in-law. Under his leadership the school has become a benchmark for quality in the Haitian educational community, teaching children as well as training teachers in public schools across the country and public servants in the Ministry of Education.

Guy has declined five invitations to become Minister of Education.

Read more about Top-10 Finalist Guy Etienne from the Global Teacher Prize web site...

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Laure says...

This is brilliant.

Haitian education built on Haitian principles and sense of community is at the root of rebuilding.

Far more enduring than foreign

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Marie Charles says...

ca ce yon bel nouvel.

Congratulations, I very proud of you Mr

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Fefe says...

I am so happy to read one Hatian professor is between 127 countries to receive Nobel prize.

Congratulations Mr. Etienne.

I hope the young generation will follow your foot

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Ralph Leon says...

I'm so happy to hear that Mr etienne, Congrats to you and continue the great

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Edy Deher Lesaint says...

Erratum

I w'll be proud to help you to succeed and to back over "PapaYaya"!..

sacerdotal works!...

My public

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Edy Deher Lesaint says...

Erratum

I w'll be proud to help you to succeed and to back over "PapaYaya"!..

sacerdotal works!...

My public

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Edy Deher Lesaint says...

Congratulations to You:

M. Guy ÉTIENNE,

proud to see à Karybean man among finalists!..

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