The Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE) recently announced the 2021 teaching award recipients. The award recognizes outstanding achievements and innovation by teachers in economics and personal finance education, according to a release from the MCEE.

This year’s 6-8 grade award honoree is Jingbo Wang from Minnetonka Middle School West in Chanhassen. He has been teaching middle school Chinese Immersion social studies for eight years. He develops strong and supportive relationships with his students and provides them opportunities to collaborate and solve real-world problems, according to the release.