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Talented KSTF Teaching Fellows and Senior Fellows are demonstrating their leadership in education every day. Here are some of their recent achievements.

GLEN BOTHA DEVELOPS AWARD-WINNING EDUCATION APP

Teacher Aide Pro is an Android app that assists teachers with taking attendance, maintaining a gradebook and more. KSTF Senior Fellow Glen Botha developed this app, which was awarded second place in…

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HENNESSEY RECEIVES BORCHARDT AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

Margaret Hennessey, a mathematics teacher at the Durham School of the Arts, was selected as one of 10 North Carolina public school teachers to receive a Borchardt Award. The award…

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2009 TEACHING FELLOW JOINS BSCS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Stephen Traphagen, a biology teacher at Rolling Meadows High School, has been named to the Board of Directors of Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) for a three-year term (June 2013-May 2016)….

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SCOTT STAMBACH AWARDED NOYCE FELLOWSHIP

Stambach, a 2009 KSTF Teaching Fellow, has been awarded a five-year fellowship with the Noyce Mathematics and Science Master Teaching Fellowship Program at San Diego State University. This fellowship aims…

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2008 TEACHING FELLOW PICKED FOR I-RISE

Kelsey Johnson, a physical science teacher at George Washington High School, was accepted to participate in the 2013 Interdisciplinary Research Institute in STEM Education (I-RISE). Taking place at Seattle Pacific…

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TWO TEACHING FELLOWS ACCEPTED INTO AP BIOLOGY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

Helen Snodgrass, a 2010 Fellow, and Brittany Franckowiak, a 2011 Fellow, were accepted into the second cohort of the AP Biology Leadership Academy run by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)…

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LONDON JENKS TOPS DISTRICT LIST

Jenks, a 2009 KSTF Teaching Fellow, was named the 2012–2013 Teacher of the Year by Hot Springs County School District Number 1. In addition to earning this prestigious accolade, he…

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MARY CHIN RECOGNIZED AS TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Mary Chin, a mathematics teacher and 2012 KSTF Teaching Fellow, was recently named Mesa Preparatory Academy’s 2013 Teacher of the Year!

2009 TEACHING FELLOW STANDS OUT FROM THE CROWD

Physics teacher Laura Darnall was named the 2013 Goodpasture High School Teacher of the Year! Voted on by all of the teachers at the school, only one award is given…

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PEREA RECEIVES YOUNG ALUMNI IN SERVICE AWARD

In June 2013, mathematics teacher Tara Perea received the Young Alumni in Service Award from her school, Albuquerque Academy. Perea is a 2011 KSTF Teaching Fellow.