Thursday, July 7, 2011

Educators honored in the news as AFA Teachers of the Year

Maj. Kit Workman, Clearfield High School’s senior Aerospace instructor, has been recognized as the Utah Air Force Association/Aerospace Education Foundation Teacher of the Year. He also was recognized by the Air Force as an Outstanding Instructor with merit. Workman, a JROTC instructor for 16 years, teaches sciences of flight; U.S. history with an emphasis on the role of the military and aviation; and space exploration, among other duties. Workman was also the coach for the national champions of CyberPatriot II, AFA's high school cyber defense competition.

A year after being named Chesterfield County Public School’s Teacher of the Year, Dr. Nancy Hoover is the recipient of the Air Force Association’s State Teacher of the Year award.Hoover is the coordinator of the Governor’s Academy for Engineering Studies at L.C. Bird High School. Hoover, who has taught at Bird since 2000, the year she transferred from Bailey Bridge Middle, is in her 15th year in education, teaching STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

Congratulations to all of our Teacher of the Year recipients!

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