Kurt Russell announced as the 2022 National Teacher of the Year Kurt Russell, a history teacher from Oberlin High School in Ohio, has been named the 2022 National Teacher of the Year. He was selected out of four finalists by the non-profit Council of Chief State School Officers. His students say he is known for emphasizing cultural relevance and representation through his classes. "He's enthusiastic and relates his curriculum to real-world experiences," Oberlin High School Senior Nia Mitchell said. "He does a really good job of fostering conversations where everyone can have a perspective," another student said. Russell told "CBS Mornings" that he is proud of the school district he works for and that he gets his inspiration from his students. "Each and every day my children bring a scent of respect, a scent of an eagerness to learn, and I am just fortunate that I am part of this great education," Russell said. 2022 National Teac . . . read the full article here.