New Paltz’s School of Education recently recognized the seven recipients of this year’s Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching honors excellence, innovation, service, professionalism, commitment, and enthusiasm. It acknowledges the integral role that teachers play in our community where they foster the ideals of learning, inquiry, and the primacy of education as a foundation for intellectual, social, and economic well-being. The School of Education honors exceptional teachers throughout the Mid-Hudson Valley as part of its objective to recognize and foster excellence, not only among its own alumni, but among the broader community of teachers in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Since 1984, the School of Education has collaborated with school districts to honor teachers in the Mid-Hudson Valley who have attained exceptional standards in their professional careers.
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