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Wild About Education

The Minnesota Wild is dedicated to helping teachers, students, and parents continue to focus on education during these uncertain times. During the month of May, the Wild will unroll various educational initiatives focused on assisting with distance learning for students of all ages. These projects will allow students at home to stay engaged and excited about learning.

Wild University

Wild University is an online high school level curriculum created to teach high school students about the various business components of live sports and entertainment. Presented by employees of the Minnesota Wild and Xcel Energy Center, students will learn about the variety of occupations and skills needed for a career in the sports and entertainment industry. Each month, leaders representing different departments from throughout the organization discuss their respective areas of expertise with students from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities.

January 2021

PR and Comms
February 2021

March 2021

Minnesota Wild Teachers of the Month / Teacher of the Year

The Minnesota Wild, in partnership with EVERFI and the NHL's Future Goals Program, honored the following Minnesota teachers as our Teachers of the Month during the 2020-2021 academic year:

November 2020


Erin Canopy

Ranger Academy
Forest Lake, MN

December 2020


Joel Lorsung

Pine City Elementary
Pine City, MN

January 2021


Rick Bauman

Howard Lake Waverly Winsted
Howard Lake, MN

February 2021


Jessica Houle

Zimmerman Middle School
Zimmerman, MN

March 2021


Jeffrey Zimmerman

Dakota Meadows Middle School
North Mankato, MN

April 2021


Sara Potter

Delano Intermediate School
Delano, MN

Teacher of the Year


Jeffrey Zimmerman

Dakota Meadows Middle School
North Mankato, MN

Junior Achievement Inspire Virtual Career Expo

The Minnesota Wild, in partnership with Junior Achievement, participated in a one-of-a-kind online career fair which provided middle and high school students with equitable access to exploring future career pathways they never knew were possible. Nearly 20,000 students from Minnesota, North Dakota and western Wisconsin participated in the expo. Students gained real insight on aligning their interests with career industries, job opportunities and post-secondary education options. You can explore your career path by clicking here.