The following individuals were honored at the College of Education Mission Recognition Event on Tuesday, May 5, 2009.
Student Awards recognize pre-service teachers and graduate students who demonstrate not only academic excellence, but also a commitment to social justice and leadership expressed in service to others.
Outstanding Elementary Pre-Service Teacher
Outstanding Secondary Pre-Service Teacher
Outstanding Counseling and Educational Psychology Masters Student
Outstanding Counseling and Educational Psychology Doctoral Student
Living the Mission Awards recognize recent graduates who reflect the mission of the College of Education by acting as change agents in their community.
Counseling and Educational Psychology : Living the Mission
Kathleen Coffey-Guenther, Ph.D.
Educational Policy & Leadership: Living the Mission
School Partners Awards are given to schools which support our social justice mission by providing outstanding experiential learning experiences for pre-service teachers and directly assist us in the formation of men and women for others.
Catholic School Partner
Pius XI High School
Public School Partner
Golda Meir Elementary School
The Human Services/Foundation Partner Award recognizes collaborative community partners with whom we share the resources, rewards, and risks associated with serving the community and advancing the field of education and mental health.
Human Services/Foundation Partner
Penfield Children’s Center
The Cooperating Teachers Award recognizes outstanding professionals in the field who model excellence and live the ideals of magis and cura personalis in their work with our pre-service teachers.
Elementary Education Cooperating Teacher
Academy of Accelerated Learning
Secondary Education Cooperating Teacher
Lou Ann Van Fossen
South Division High School
The Education Advocacy Award recognizes individuals who make significant or systemic contributions to the local, state, or national education landscape through their work.
Education Reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
President, Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association
Outstanding Lecturer Awards recognize adjunct faculty members who excel as teachers of our undergraduate or graduate students and live out a commitment to social justice.
Outstanding COEP Faculty Lecturer Award
Outstanding EDPL Faculty Lecturer Award
Steve Vande Zande
Hartford University School
The Dean’s Faculty Excellence Award recognizes tenure track faculty members who excel at teaching, research, and service or whose performance in any of these areas is especially significant.
Associate Professor, Counseling & Educational Psychology
Associate Professor, Educational Policy & Leadership