Abigail VanBuhler recognized by Detroit Public TV as leader in the Southeast Michigan education community
Wixom, MI May 5, 2020 – Today, Detroit Public TV announced Abigail VanBuhler from the Ford Early Learning Center in Ypsilanti, Mich. as one of 19 educators from across the country for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. The PBS Digital Innovator All-Star program brings together a community of PreK-12th grade educators who are innovators and leaders both in and outside of the classroom. Each of the Digital Innovator All-Stars was selected from a cohort of educators who are doing extraordinary work in their local communities, supporting student learning by integrating media and digital technology in their teaching environments, inspiring students to use these tools in responsible, effective and empowering ways.
Abigail VanBuhler is a site coordinator for EMU Bright Futures’ 21st CCLC after school program at Ford Early Learning Center in Ypsilanti, MI. In her role at Ford, she serves a community of kindergarten and first-grade youth and their families.
Read more about Abigail.
In partnership with Detroit PBS KIDS, Abigail will spend the 2020-2021 school year deepening engagement among students, families, educators, schools and DPTV.
The full list of the 2020 PBS Digital Innovator All-Stars, their profiles and photographs can be found here.
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