FREDERICKSBURG, VA - SEPTEMBER 25: Kristen Southard, a pre-kindergarten teacher at the Breezewood KinderCare Learning Center, was surprised with the Early Childhood Educator Award and a $10,000 check ... more 
FREDERICKSBURG, VA - SEPTEMBER 25: Kristen Southard, a pre-kindergarten teacher at the Breezewood KinderCare Learning Center, was surprised with the Early Childhood Educator Award and a $10,000 check from Knowledge Universe at Breezewood KinderCare on September 25, 2012 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Knowledge Universe) less 
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Getty Images | Photo By Leigh Vogel / Getty Images for Knowledge Unive
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 5:18 PM EDT