Dr. Stephen Furtado is an administrator at Global Learning Public Charter School in New Bedford, and as he heads into retirement, his peers look to honor his 51 years as an educator with Fun 107's Teacher of the Month award.

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Here is what a few people had to say about this hardworking administrator:

We nominate Dr. Stephen Furtado for Teacher of the Month. Even though he has been an administrator for many years, at heart he has always been and always will be a teacher. Whether it is presenting a history lesson in the classroom; or guiding his administrative staff in making sound decisions; or teaching college education courses on the ins and outs of state and federal education rules and regulations, his passion for teaching never wavers.
We wish him all the best in his retirement after 51 years as an educator. We will miss him.

Thank you, Dr. F

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Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Furtado for being Fun 107's SouthCoast Teacher of the Month. As the winner of this month’s award, he received a $200 Visa gift card from Vermette Development VCORP, and a 55-inch television from Vermette Enterprises.

A special thank you to our sponsors A&M Driving School, Bay State Movement Academy, Bay State Gymnastics Academy, First Citizens Federal Credit Union, and Primacare for helping us pull this off each month.

Do you have a special teacher in your life? Nominate them and they could be our next Teacher of the Month!

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