LANSING, Mich. -- A Midland teacher is being credited for engaging students in math and linking math challenges to their everyday lives.
Elaine Mahabir, a special education teacher at Midland High School, is being honored with the Excellence in Education Award from the Michigan Lottery.
She also co-teaches freshman algebra and junior level advanced algebra classes.
“I love seeing kids overcome obstacles and find out what success feels like. I love to see students smile in my classroom,” Mahabir said.