This article was originally posted on ClevelandMetroSchools.org.
The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes and rewards Cleveland Metropolitan School District teachers who demonstrate instructional expertise, creativity and innovation in their classrooms; who make learning engaging, vibrant and relevant for students; and whose work and accomplishments set a standard of excellence for all teachers. Its purpose is to elevate the teaching profession, to motivate and inspire teachers, to allow teachers to share best educational practices with their peers, and to enhance the reputation of teachers in Cleveland.
The award ceremony was held on November 10, 2016 at the Drury Plaza Hotel in downtown Cleveland.
00:07 – Welcome
04:36 – Mayor Frank Jackson’s remarks
06:02 – Recognition of Honorees
11:08 – Remarks by CMSD CEO Eric Gordon and CTU President David Quolke
16:05 – Recognition of Dora Bechtel
17:37 – Recognition of Stephanie Chiariello
19:30 – Recognition of Molly Gus
21:15 – Recognition of Laura Masloski
23:02 – Recognition of Holly Morell
25:02 – Recognition of Christine Richard
26:49 – Recognition of Christine Sims
28:34 – Recognition of Spencer Small
30:28 – Recognition of Bonnie Whitmer
32:22 – Recognition of Stephanie Wojtowicz
34:11 – Video Celebration of Award Winners
For more information, visit teachexcellenceaward.org