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Teacher of the Year

Air Date 03/25/2017

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Guy Doud, recipient of the National Teacher of the Year award, recounts his childhood school experiences and how they helped shape his teaching career and passion for reaching kids.

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    Free Resource of the Month: 40th Anniversary Collection

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    This special 40th anniversary collection contains some of our most popular broadcasts with Guy Doud, Mike Adkins, Patricia Ashley, Cynthia Tobias and Ray Vander Laan.

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    Molder of Dreams

    President Ronald Reagan read this poem to Guy Doud when he received the 1986 National Teacher of the Year for the United States of America award.

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Guy Doud

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As a high school language arts teacher in Brainerd, Minn., Guy Doud received the prestigious National Teacher of the Year award in 1986. Honored at a White House ceremony by President Ronald Reagan, Doud gained national attention and has since become a highly popular motivational speaker. He has also authored several books including the best-selling Molder of Dreams. Guy has four children and resides in Baxter, Minn.

In recent months, Guy has been suffering from several difficult medical problems. Please consider sending him a note of encouragement via his website,