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It is our pleasure to announce Wendy Crocker has been awarded the Angela Armitt Award for Excellence in Teaching by Part-Time Faculty.
Wendy is a member of Western's Teaching Support Centre and has hosted curriculum design workshops for countless departments and faculties. She has recently taken on the role of Course Development Coordinator for ASPIRE. Wendy is described by her students as a fantastic educator who has the ability to engage, inspire and empower her students. Her long-lasting impact on the faculty and its student body includes the design and implementation of a fully online graduate program – the Masters of Professional Education, and the creation ofthe Western Active Learning Space, a state-of-the-art learning space that benefits students and faculty from nearly all disciplines on campus.
Congratulations to Wendy on a well-deserved recognition of her contributions to ASPIRE and Western!


The YMCA of Western Ontario has announced the 8 honourees being recognized as the 2017 Women of Excellence, among them Mary Intven-Wallace, in the area of Arts, Culture, Education & Training.
Mary is a long-time instructor for Western Additional Qualifications in Visual Arts and is consistently recognized as an excellent, supportive facilitator, providing her students with a rich, stimulating online classroom experience. She is also an acclaimed artist and a talented author of 16 children's books.

The YMCA Women of Excellence will be honoured on May 17. 'Through their many achievements, each honouree has assisted in creating a more vibrant community. They have pursued their dreams through dedicated advocacy, development of professional skills and various forms of generosity. Their accomplishments have inspired and motivated others to succeed.'  Congratulations, Mary!

 

The Ontario School Library Association is offering a one year free membership for all successful candidates of Librarianship Part 1, Librarianship Part 2, and Librarianship Part 3 (Specialist).  Benefits include a free copy of the award-winning Teaching Librarian Magazine, circulated three times per school year, discounts for Forest of Reading registration, as well as discounted rates for attendance at the OLA Super Conference...and more!  Register now for Librarianship offered in Summer 2017.

 

ASPIRE is pleased to announce the winners of the AQ Instructors' Award of Excellence for 2016: Erin Keith and Ron DeBoer.  They exemplify the dedication and excellence for which this Faculty strives.

The AQ Instructors' Award of Excellence was established in 2007. 

Erin Keith

Erin Keith Primary Education Course Instructor
Erin Keith

Ron DeBoer

Ron DeBoer Social Sciences Course Instructor
Ron DeBoer

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