Twelve students attended the Annual Conference for Middle Level Education (CMLA) in Orlando, FL. Mac Chapman and Nate Buchanan, interns at the Catamount School, presented with Dr. Holly Pinter and Dr. Kim Winter. The other students were part of the CMLA Summit and served as Facilitators.
Ellie Blair presented her work on teacher moonlighting as part of an Invited Presidential Session entitled, “Teacher Moonlighting and the Dark Side of Teachers’ Work” at the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) annual meeting in Greenville, South Carolina on Thursday, November 8th. AESA is an international learned society committed to supporting scholars in the foundations of education.
Amanda Clapp, Science Teacher at the Catamount School, received notification that her National Board Certification has been renewed for another ten years. National Board Certification (NBC) is a voluntary, advanced teaching credential that goes beyond state licensure. NBC has national standards for what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do. The National Board certifies teachers who successfully complete its rigorous certification process.
Two students in the Master’s Degree Program in Supervision in Montego Bay, Jamaica, presented a session at the annual meeting of COPIS (Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision) October 13 at the University of Maine, Orono. Judith Moore’s presented “Instructional Effectiveness: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Teaching and Learning in Jamaica.” Audley Gyles presented “Educational Reform in Jamaica: Leveraging Supervision to Transform Jamaican Education.” The session was facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Jorissen, retired Associate Professor of Educational Leadership.