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WACTE Recognizes 59 Early Career and Mentor Teachers

On  Sunday, April 8th the Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education recognized fifty nine early career and mentor teachers for excellence in teaching at a tea at the Monona Terrace in Madison.  Matthew W. Miller, Sr., 2018 Teacher of the Year gave an inspiring keynote address.  The event is sponsored by generous funding from the Meemic Foundation.

PRE-SERVICE EDUCATOR AWARD INFORMATION

This award is presented to an outstanding educator who has demonstrated a sustained pattern of mentoring pre-service educators for at least five years.  The award recipient will be selected based on attributes such as:  the ability to model professional responsibility, evidentiary assessment, effective classroom management, the ability to mentor pre-service teacher candidates in developing their capacity to be a leader; and the ability to nurture candidates as they face a wide range of issues.  The nominee cannot have received this award in the past five years.

PRE-SERVICE EDUCATOR AWARD INFORMATION

This award is presented to an outstanding educator who has demonstrated a sustained pattern of mentoring pre-service educators for at least five years.  The award recipient will be selected based on attributes such as:  the ability to model professional responsibility, evidentiary assessment, effective classroom management, the ability to mentor pre-service teacher candidates in developing their capacity to be a leader; and the ability to nurture candidates as they face a wide range of issues.  The nominee cannot have received this award in the past five years.

Each educator preparation program is able to award on new teacher and one mentor teacher award each year.  The awards are an effort by WACTE to celebrate great teaching.

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