Excellence in Teaching and Master Teacher Award Recipients
Haywood Community College recently recognized five full-time instructors and two part-time instructors for Excellence in Teaching awards, as well as a Master Teacher recipient. Pictured is Sarah McAvoy. She was recognized as Master Teacher.
Haywood Community College recently recognized five full-time and two part-time instructors for Excellence in Teaching awards. Those recognized for full-time instruction include Christopher Bond – Spanish instructor, Dawn Cusick–Biology instructor, Eliza Dean–Early Childhood Education instructor, Lucy Lowe–Biology instructor, and Emily Reason–Professional Crafts-Clay instructor. Recognized for part-time instruction were Gary Gudac–Criminal Justice instructor and Janet Medford–Nurse Aide instructor.
HCC Nursing instructor Sarah McAvoy was recognized as Master Teacher. This award is a distinguished teaching award presented to the full-time curriculum faculty member who most exemplifies excellence in teaching by demonstrating excellent teaching, leadership, and service to the College and the community.
Selections begin with nominations from students and end with a professional portfolio review by a panel of the instructor’s peers. Recipients must demonstrate the following: entrepreneurial practices in the classroom; cooperative learning in the classroom; leadership and involvement in college clubs, student organizations and campus activities; involvement in professional associations, committee assignments and college-related work assignments above the normal requirement; effective teaching through student class evaluations; and involvement in the community.