NWA Teacher Goes To White House, Has Lunch With Obama

Published 07/11 2014 10:57AM

Updated 07/11 2014 06:36PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- According to The Washington Post, President Obama and four teachers sat down for lunch on Monday.

White House secretary Arne Duncan was in attendance as well. Justin Minkel, an award winning NWA teacher, was among those at The White House for the meal.  He teaches at Jones Elementary school in Springdale and also writes an education blog.

On Thursday, Minkle tweeted about his White House experience saying it was "truly an amazing conversation."

Minkel wrote about his experience and what the group of teachers said to Obama in an Education Week article.  Read it HERE.

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