Dorothy Matsui
Teacher, Gladys Wood Elementary School
Dorothy Matsui Receives Professional Networking Community's Highest Honor
Dorothy Matsui Named Primary Education Professional of the Year

Anchorage, AK, July 23, 2014, Dorothy Matsui, Teacher for the Anchorage School District, has been named Worldwide Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Primary Education. While inclusion in the Worldwide Who’s Who Registry is an honor, only two male and two female members in each discipline are named professionals of the year. The Worldwide Who’s Who selection committee chooses these special honorees based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements and leadership abilities.


Driven by her love for children and determination to help them reach their academic potentials, Dorothy Matsui has dedicated more than 30 years to the field of primary education. Citing the most gratifying aspect of her career as having the opportunity to see her students succeed, Ms. Matsui intends to continue in her capacity as she moves forward.


In an exclusive interview with Cambridge Publishing, Ms. Matsui noted that she initially became involved in the field of education at the age of 12. This inspired her to earn a master of special education from the University of Anchorage. Today, she is a proud affiliate of the Anchorage Education Association and the National Education Association.



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