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Clark’s Gail Liberman earns
statewide teaching award
director of Clark College’s Teaching and Learning Center, has been named
a recipient of the 2008 Anna Sue McNeill Teaching, Learning and
Assessment Award. The award recognizes contributions to teaching,
student learning and assessment in a public two- or four-year college in
Washington State. The award will be presented to her today in Spokane.
Liberman has been coordinator of Clark
College’s Teaching & Learning Center since 2006, after serving for
nearly 20 years as the college’s dental hygiene program director. In
2007, she received the Martha Fales award for outstanding service to the
state of Washington and the dental hygiene profession from the
Washington State Dental Hygiene Association (WSDHA).
Liberman is the second Clark College
faculty member to receive the McNeill award. Biology professor Rebecca Martin is a past recipient. The award, which
was established by SBCTC in 2007, honors Anna Sue McNeill, who served in
higher education at the Washington State Board for Community & Technical
Colleges for 30 years.
Diversi, Neuhauser and Nelson
win WSU Vancouver awards
The 2008 Washington State
University Vancouver Student's Award for Teaching Excellence will be
presented to Marcelo Diversi,
assistant professor of human development, during WSU Vancouver
commencement ceremonies beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in the
Amphitheater at Clark County.
Diversi teaches courses in
understanding family interactions and advanced adolescent development.
His research focuses on Brazilian street youth and Latino immigrants in
rural America. The students selected him for his dynamic teaching style,
and his respect for the opinions and lifestyles of others.
Two Chancellors Awards will
also be presented at commencement to the following:
David Neuhauser, 44, graduating
from Washington State University Vancouver on May 10: the Chancellor's
Award for Student Achievement. Neuhauser, who is graduating with a 3.87
grade point average.
Tamara Holmlund Nelson, associate
professor of education: the Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence,
for her work on how science teachers translate new understanding into
practice. Nelson taught secondary science and math for 13 years before
completing her doctorate in curriculum and instructions, with
specialization in science education, from the University of Washington
Terry Goodman hires on
at Hopper Dennis Jellison
Terry Goodman has joined the
design group at Hopper Dennison Jellison PLLC, as director of the new
land surveying section, which expands the civil engineering, land-use
planning and landscape architectural service offered to include land
Goodman has 30 years’
experience as a professional land surveyor. He is a registered
professional land surveyor in six western states and Texas.
Hopper Dennis Jellison now
offers boundary and topographic surveying, platting services and
ESD 112 gets $213,000 grant
to help prevent student dropout
Education Service District 112
has been awarded a $213,000 grant to develop an intervention and
retrieval program to help keep students in school.
The two-year grant will
promote partnerships among schools, families and communities to build
comprehensive dropout prevention programs.
The program is targeted at
children in foster care, within the juvenile justice system, and in
special education. According to ESD 1112 Center for Career and Academic
Advancement coordinator Tim Foley,
the program will also target current dropouts to help them re-engage in
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Clark County Board of Health (4/23)—4:30 p.m. CVTV
Clark County Land Use Hearings (4/10)—5:30 p.m. CVTV
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Arbor Day (4/9)—10:30 p.m. CVTV
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