Oliver Diez, a music teacher at Palmetto Elementary, center, covers his face as colleagues, friends, and family celebrate his winning the 2020 Francisco R. Walker Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year award on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.
Oliver Diez, a music teacher at Palmetto Elementary, center, covers his face as colleagues, friends, and family celebrate his winning the 2020 Francisco R. Walker Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year award on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com
Oliver Diez, a music teacher at Palmetto Elementary, center, covers his face as colleagues, friends, and family celebrate his winning the 2020 Francisco R. Walker Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year award on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com

Colleen Wright returned to the Miami Herald in May 2018 to cover all things education, including Miami-Dade and Broward schools, colleges and universities. The Herald was her first internship before she left her hometown of South Miami to earn a journalism degree from the University of Florida.