Illinois teacher says award helped validate her as an educator

03/7/2010 | Edutopia magazine

A teacher in Springfield, Ill., who teaches at the same high school she graduated from in 1989, shares her early struggles in school and her feelings of validation that followed after she won the Horace Mann Educator of the Year award in 2008, recognizing the district's best teachers. Tamara Douglass says she is known as a tough teacher and doesn't often get immediate positive feedback from students, so the award validated her teaching efforts.

View Full Article in:

Edutopia magazine

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Assistant Professor of Education with Math and/or Science (STEM) Emphasis
MORAVIAN COLLEGE
BETHLEHEM, PA
Dean, School of Education
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Headmaster (Head of School)
Colegio Colombo Británico Cali
Cali
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Math Specialist
PCG Education
Richmond, VA