a person or thing that educates, especially a teacher, principal, or other person involved in planning or directing education.

1560–70; < Latin ēducātor, equivalent to ēducā(re) (see educate) + -tor -tor Unabridged
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educator (ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtə)
1.  a person who educates; teacher
2.  a specialist in education; educationalist
3.  (in South Africa) a school teacher

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Word Origin & History

1560s, from L. educator, agent noun from educare (see educate).
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Example sentences
The unorthodox, uncredentialed teacher is contrasted with a cruel-but more respected-educator.
To see so many males and females learn this concept has been rewarding to me as
  an educator.
Anything that will get you state certification as a ps educator, especially a
  ps administrator.
To an educator a lot of that list ought to sound pretty good.
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