• Author: Abdul Wright

Abdul Wright

Minnesota Teacher of the Year |

Abdul Wright is an eighth-grade language arts teacher, instructional coach, and data team leader based in Minneapolis, MN. A graduate from Hamline University, Wright strives to make a positive difference in impoverished communities.  He received the Minneapolis PeaceMaker award from the city of Minneapolis as well as the “You’ve Made a Difference” award from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.  He is most recently the recipient of the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award; the first black male to receive the award, the youngest, and first from a charter school.

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