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Definition of "educator" []

  • One trained in teaching; a teacher. (noun)
  • A specialist in the theory and practice of education. (noun)
  • An administrator of a school or an educational institution. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "educator" in a sentence
  • "The role of an educator is not to lecture from on high, filling empty vessels with a predetermined amount of "correct" knowledge."
  • "As NCATE puts it, The essential task of any educator is to combine a depth of knowledge about subjects with a thorough understanding of the subject under study and to bridge the two with appropriate instructional plans and pedagogical tools."
  • "Further, becoming a diabetes educator is not easy, there is no direct route."