10 finalist out of 10,000 applicants from 39 countries across the globe made the cut as they vie for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize but only ONE teacher from the United States made the top ten.
And she’s teaching right here in The Bronx.
Melissa Salguero, a music teacher at PS 48 in The Bronx who you might remember won the Grammy Educator Award last year, is in the spotlight again as the sole, American finalist in the contest.
She’s also the only music teacher to make the top ten finalist.
Watch the video below: