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Texas Wesleyan alumni awarded FWISD Academic Chair for Teaching Excellence

12.09.2015 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

Several Texas Wesleyan School of Education alumni were honored at the Fort Worth ISD Academic Chairs for Teaching Excellence Awards luncheon on Nov. 18, 2015.

The Academic Chairs for Teaching Excellence program recognizes and rewards exemplary teachers for their above and beyond work in the classroom. Through the intensive evaluation process, candidates had to submit a written application, complete an interview and demonstrate teaching a lesson in front of a committee. Each teacher selected receives $5,000.

Wesleyan alumni recipients:

Cristina Armenta ‘07
Lockheed Martin Chair for Teaching Excellence in Elementary Science

Cindy Burlin ‘02
Bayard H. Friedman Chair for Teaching Excellence in Performing Arts

Isabel Lopez ‘96
Angela D. Paulos for Teaching Excellence in Visual Arts

Isaac Tate III ‘93
Sewell Lexus and Infiniti of Fort Worth Chair for Teaching Excellence in Humanities

“My [Texas Wesleyan] professors taught me the importance of giving students opportunities to perform, create and be heard” Cindy Burlin, recipient of the Bayard H. Friedman Chair for Teaching Excellence in Performing Arts, said. “They taught me to strive for excellence and keep trying.

Congratulations, Rams, on being designated Academic Chairs for Teaching Excellence.

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