(Jordan, MN) — Special education teacher Laurie Schmidt has died from breast cancer at the age of 57. Less than a year ago, Schmidt was named Educator of the Year by the Minnesota Middle School Association. Schmidt taught at Jordan Middle School, where she was also an autism specialist. Officials say the teacher cared for and supported her students throughout the years despite her diagnosis. A funeral service for Schmidt was held on Monday.
MN’s 2020 Middle School Teacher Of The Year Dead
By Ashley Hanley|2021-09-01T04:50:52-05:00September 1st, 2021|