Technical Faculty System of Georgia Proclaims 2020 Teacher of the Yr
VALDOSTA, GA—The Technical Faculty System of Georgia (TCSG) at the moment introduced the state’s high technical faculty teacher for 2020. Mike Day, a Welding and Becoming a member of Know-how teacher from Wiregrass Georgia Technical Faculty was chosen because the winner of this 12 months’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.
“Mike embodies every part you need in an impressive teacher—a ardour for instructing, experience of their subject, and most significantly, a love for his or her college students,” stated TCSG Commissioner, Greg Dozier. “I do know everybody at Wiregrass Georgia Technical Faculty and TCSG is extraordinarily proud to have Mike signify the perfect of technical schooling in Georgia.”
The Rick Perkins Award, now in its twenty ninth 12 months, highlights excellence in technical instruction and acknowledges probably the most excellent instructors on the 22 TCSG schools. Because the award winner, Mike Day will make public appearances as a consultant for technical schooling through the subsequent 12 months, together with assembly with Governor Brian Kemp and addressing the Georgia Common Meeting.
Annually, choice for the Rick Perkins Award begins with the naming of the highest technical schooling instructors at every faculty. Regional competitions comply with and slender the sector to 9 finalists for the award. As a result of affect of the Coronavirus pandemic, a panel of judges interviewed this 12 months’s 9 finalists nearly.
“We’re so excited that Mike was named the 2020 Rick Perkins Award State Winner,” stated Wiregrass Georgia Technical Faculty President, Dr. Tina Anderson. “He loves his college students, our mission, and can do an amazing job representing TCSG and its instructors over the following 12 months.”
Because the 2020 Rick Perkins award winner, Mike Day from Wiregrass Georgia Technical Faculty acquired a crystal award and a examine for $1,000. The primary runner-up for teacher of the 12 months was Kelley Braxton, a Respiratory Care teacher from Oconee Fall Line Technical Faculty.
The 9 2020 Rick Perkins Award finalists had been:
- Annette Baker, Lanier Technical Faculty
- Kelley Braxton, Oconee Fall Line Technical Faculty
- Dana Buxton, Athens Technical Faculty
- Mike Day, Wiregrass Georgia Technical Faculty
- Amy Dorminey, Ogeechee Technical Faculty
- Mandy Jones, Georgia Northwestern Technical Faculty
- Beverly Kirk, West Georgia Technical Faculty
- Dorothea Lusane-McKenzie, South Georgia Technical Faculty
- Jessica Willcox, Central Georgia Technical Faculty