Monthly Archives: May 2013

Teacher Education Award-Winners at Sierra Nevada College’s Awards Ceremony 2013

Teacher Education students receiving their awards at SNC's annual Awards Ceremony.

Teacher Education students receiving their awards at SNC’s annual Awards Ceremony.

Each of the following students in the Department of Teacher Education received an award in recognition of their outstanding work at Sierra Nevada College’s annual Awards Ceremony at the Incline campus last Friday. Congratulations to all of you for your excellent work! (For further pictures, take a look at SNC’s Flicker gallery of the event).

Outstanding Student Teachers:

  • Lisa Mezzetti (Incline/Reno): Elementary Education
  • Orlando Santos (Las Vegas): Elementary Education
  • Meghan Daseler (Incline/Reno): Secondary Education
  • Kaaveh Akbari (Las Vegas): Secondary Education

Outstanding Professional Project:

  • Brenda Gants (Incline/Reno): Curiosity Kits: Creating and Utilizing High-Interest Thematic Research Kits to inform Second Grade Expository Writing
  • Ivygail Abbella (Las Vegas): Teaching Place Value in the First Grade: A Resource Guide

Outstanding Thesis:

  • Michelle Lesseig (Incline/Reno): Digital Literacy Teaching Strategies
  • Jennifer Marchant (Las Vegas): Understanding Young Spanish Learners’ Affective and Academic Classroom Experience

Outstanding M.Ed. Action Plan

  • Janeen Kelly (Las Vegas): Author 2 Author

The Department of Teacher Education Welcomes New Students at Orientation

Beth and Keli’s roadmap of the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program for the new MAT students.

Last Tuesday, May 7th, the Department of Teacher Education at Sierra Nevada College was pleased to host its New Student Orientation in order to welcome its new incoming Master of Arts in Teaching students. Many thanks to all the presenters and attendees present, and a warm greetings to all the new students – we are glad you are now a part of our distinguished Teacher Education program!