Without dedicated and committed teachers like Jane Ginn of Richard Crane Elementary School, little Johnny and Janey might still be struggling with their three Rs. Ginn and her peers, other teacher alumni from Sonoma State University--and the mentor teachers who worked with them in their first classrooms--were honored at a presentation on October 13.
The event, titled Celebrating Teachers, honors outstanding contribution of classroom teachers school administrators, resident teachers and field supervisors.
The California State University system prepares approximately 60% of California's teachers and 10% of the teachers in the United States. Each year Sonoma State University places approximately 450 student teachers in classrooms.
"We rarely get a chance to truly honor the teachers and administrators who year after year, save kids. This is our chance to do that," said Martha Ruddell, chair of the education department. Honored will be:
SSU School of Education Alumni
Resident Teachers and Field Supervisors
Educator in Residence
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