Awards Given by PAC-TE

Teacher Educator of the Year

 

Nominations are currently being accepted for PAC-TE's 2020 prestigious Teacher Educator of the Year Award. Nominations are to be submitted online by members and are to be received no later than August 31, 2020.

Nominations will be reviewed by a committee chaired by Past President George Drake. The winner of the award will be announced on October , 2020 at our Teacher Education Assembly.

Previous Recipients:

2019  Janet Franicola, Saint Vincent College

2018  Carol Watson, Kutztown University

2016  Sue A. Rieg, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

2014  Cheryl Slattery, Shippensburg University

2013  Melissa Marks, University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg

2012  Marianne Hazel, Lock Haven University

2011  Bernard Badali, Penn State University

2010  Christine Royce, Shippensburg University

2009  Linda Norris, Indiana University of PA

2007  C Jay Hertzog, Slippery Rock University of PA

2006  Sue Criswell, Edinboro University

2005  Valerie Helterbran

2002  Pat Nelson, Susquehanna University

2001  Paul Black, Slippery Rock University of PA

2000  Jim Nolan, Penn State University

1999  Karen Scanlon, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

1998  Catherine Morsink, Slippery Rock University of PA

1996  Helen Loeb, Eastern University

1994  Jim Flynn, Edinboro University

1993  Mary Applegate, Saint Joseph’s University

1992  Samuel Farmerie, Westminster College

1991  Robert Neuhard, Penn State University

1990  Jack Cassidy, Millersville University

1989  Ken Burrett, Duquesne University

1988  Joanne McKeag, Slippery Rock University of PA

1987  Frances Sabo, Carlow University

1986  John McDermott, Moravian College

1985  Thomas Walker, Indiana University of PA

FRIEND OF EDUCATION AWARD RECIPIENTS

Previous Recipients:

2008 – NO AWARD

2009 – NOAWARD

2010 – John Johnson

2011 – John Tarka

2012 – Francis Michelini

2013 – David Monk

2014 – NO AWARD

2015 – Linda Cook

2016 – NO AWARD

2017 – Terry Barnaby

2018 – NO AWARD

2019 – Mary Dupuis

 

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

2020

Exemplary Service/Partnership

Maria Agnew – Holy Family University

Mary Becker – Alpha House/Holy Family University

The early learning center and university is an excellent candidate for the PAC TE Exemplary Partnership Award. The work of this partnership benefits local teacher development and schools in Northeast Philadelphia. The work of the partnership extends to examining how a sensory room can be used to improve the school experiences of children in PK-Grade 5 settings.

NO OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WERE AWARDED IN 2020

2019

Outstanding Dissertation Award

Christie Lewis, Chatham University

“Multiracial College Graduates and Poverty” (Completed at Point Park University)

Exemplary Service/Partnership Award

Juliet Curci, Temple University

Utilizing Dual Enrollment to “Grown Our Own”:  How a Collaboration between a University and a Large Urban School District Supports Young People from Diverse Backgrounds to Enter Teaching”

Distinguished Research Award

Patricia Joergensen, Holy Family University

Jennifer Fisler, Messiah College

Realistic vs. Effective:  An Analysis of Traditional and Co-teaching Models of Student Teaching”

 

2018 – First Year of the Awards

Outstanding Dissertation

Mary Higgins

"The Influence of Practitioner Research on Teacher Candidates' Beliefs"

Exemplary Service/Partnership Award -- Heather Kenny, Kristin Webber,and Jennifer Stevens

"Preparing for Success: Teacher Candidates Promoting Literacy in an Urban School"

Research Award -- Beth Rogowsky

"Providing Instruction Based on Children's Learning Style Preference Does Not Improve Learning"

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS’ SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS

 

2017 THE FIRST YEAR OF THE AWARD

Elise Acevedo, a sophomore at Nuemann University majoring in Early Childhood/Special Education

2018

Ms. Joy Boettinger, a 4.0 GPA senior Teacher Education Major at Penn State Harrisburg

2019

Taylor Young – a student at. Penn State, Main Campus

2020

Ariana Ramos -- Villanova University. She is a senior English and Education double major enrolled in a five-year BA/MA program.

 

 

 

 
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