Amanda Mowrey of the World Substantial School District is this year’s receiver of the Gila County Instructor of the Yr Award. She was introduced a plaque and a $500 check at the Aug. 3 assembly of the Gila County Board of Supervisors.
Mowrey is a World native, who graduated from World Significant School in 2008. From there, she started her educational occupation at Jap Arizona College, earning an affiliate degree in liberal experiments and a bachelor’s diploma at Truman State University in romance languages with a concentration in Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
She volunteered intermittently as a language teacher for five many years in Sao Tome, Africa, and various states in Mexico. When in Mexico, she was honored as a Nationwide Council of Science & Know-how Scholar and made available a area in the Universidad Autonoma de Chiapa’s MA in the language instructing application wherever she created a curriculum proposal for the university’s Spanish instructor formation programs that was recognized.
She then returned to World Higher as a teacher. Her most recent accomplishments inside of the faculty are developing several level Spanish language programs for Globe’s students, presenting her college students cultural exposure by means of national and global visits, and staying nominated as Teacher of the Month.
Her favored section about currently being an educator is the challenge of remaining offered with likely, supplying the students the instruments to do well with a little steering, and then allowing the college students shock her with the distances they go.
The Gila County Education Company Company sponsors the Gila County Teacher of the 12 months Method. The intent of the Gila County Instructor of the 12 months Plan, established in 2011, is to acknowledge and celebrate the efforts of experienced educators who reveal excellence both of those in and out of the classroom.
Nominees for this year’s 2020-2021 Gila County Teacher of the 12 months Award were: Amanda Mowrey, Rhiannon Oldfield, Dave Hankin, Margot Tan, Laura Hacker, Mr. M., and Ken Vargas, Ahriana Tarango, Alecia Web page, Amanda Sharrer, Ann Tolman, Barb Anderson, Bobby Warren, Brandi Baker, Candice Rate, Carey Hudgings, Cathy Dodd, Cathy Jo Ewing, Cheryl Wickizer, Chris Harold, Christine Smith, Colette Schwenk, Damien McDaniel, Dan Hill, Debra Paciorek, Denise Greer, Diana Fletcher, George Conley, Geri Gardea, Gerine Smyers, Glen Lieberry, Hunter Harsley, Jaci Tanner, Janice Hoyt, Jeff Battese, Jenna Gregory, Jessica Gore, Jesslyn Davis, Jim McBride, Pleasure Wilson, Julie Rasmussen, Katy Goldman, Kevin Hull, Kristina Dieball, Leslie Sexton, Lisa Schiefert, Lynda Nixon, Marc Marin, Mary Yazzie, Michaela Perry, Morgan Gongaware, Nicole Goebel, Noelle Anderson, Pam Westbrook, Renea Small, Rob Otero, Sam Gonzales, Sandra Rodriquez, Serena Joslin, Tammy McLellen, Taylor Merrick, Ted Quinn and Wendy Granneman.