Overdue Celebration

Much-overdue Celebration for Nick Jacques
Posted on 05/13/2021
This is the image for the news article titled Much-overdue Celebration for Nick JacquesSuperintendent of Public Instruction, Jhone Ebert, visited Carson High School and presented Nick Jacques with the Milken Educator Award obelisk on Wednesday. This much-overdue celebration follows the October 2019 school assembly where Mr. Jacques was surprised with the Milken Educator Award and a $25,000 award check

Often called the "Oscars of teaching," the Milken Educator Award has become a national symbol of the crucial role those outstanding educators play in strengthening the skills, knowledge, and experiences of students in our schools. 

Mr. Jacques is the Director of Bands at Carson High School and is in his 10th year of teaching overall.  Mr. Jacques earned his National Board Certification in 2018, was recognized as Carson City School District's Teacher of the Year in 2019, and a finalist for Nevada's Teacher of the Year also in 2019.