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Folger Shakespeare Institute

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., recently selected 35 secondary school teachers in a national competition to participate in the Teaching Shakespeare Institute. The participants are listed below by state.

Alaska. Penny Abbott, Schoenbar Middle School, Ketchican. Arizona. Joan L. Snyder, Mountain View High School, Mesa. California. Molly Gerstein, Berkeley High School, Berkeley; Stephanie Heinrich, Notre Dame Academy High School, Los Angeles. Colorado. Deanna M. Hebbert, Skyline High School, Longmont. Connecticut. Stephen Vincent Kobasa, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, New Britain. District of Columbia. Azalie Brown Hightower, Paul Junior High School, Washington, D.C.

Florida. Mariellen Blaser, Academy of the Holy Names, Tampa; Marilyn Harris, Bonita Springs Middle School, Bonita. Illinois. James Brooks, St. Patrick High School, Chicago. Indiana. Katherine Yvonne Utley, Terre Haute North Vigo High School, Terre Haute. Louisiana. Katherine Gillican Chamberlain, Ascension of Our Lord School, LaPlace; Sherry Ford, DePaul School, Houma; Pamela Peak, Caddo Magnet High School, Shreveport.

Maryland. Diana Kitley, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Bethesda; Jennifer D. Morrison, Stephen Decatur High School, Clinton; April Smith Valdesuso, Western High School #407, Baltimore. Massachusetts. Mary Ellen Dakin, Savio Prep High School, Boston. Minnesota. Duane Hannan, Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School, Westbrook. Missouri. Allison Miller, Central Middle School, Kansas City. New Jersey. Robert J. Myers, Becton Regional High School, East Rutherford; Christopher Shamburg, Hudson County Vocational School, Jersey City.

New York. Robert De Los Reyes, Independent School #192, New York City. North Carolina. Chip Caldwell, Pamlico County Schools, Bayboro. Ohio. William J. Romeo, Greenbriar Junior High School, Parma. Oklahoma. Sherry Fowlks, Foster Middle School, Tulsa. Pennsylvania. Diana Burda, Central Cambria High School, Edensburg; Rosalind Cambas, Bishop Hafey High School, Hazelton; Janet Field-Pickering, Chambersburg Area Senior High School, Chambersburg.

Rhode Island. Lisa Amore, Classical High School, Providence. Tennessee. Patrice Norris Longhauser, Hume-Fogg Academic High School, Nashville. Texas. Linda Engel, Keene Independent School--District/East Campus, Keene; Ron Honea, Lewisville High School, Lewisville. Washington. Jennifer Breed, Kent-Meridian High School, Kent.

School Library Media Awards

The American Association of School Librarians in Chicago, Ill., in cooperation with the Encyclopedia Brittanica Educational Corporation, recently awarded three schools the National School Library Media Program of the Year Award. They are: Duneland School Corporation, Chesterton, Ind.; Lakeview Elementary School, Neenah, Wis.; and Providence Senior High School, Charlotte, N.C.

SCI-MAT Fellows For Independent Study

The Council for Basic Education in Washington, D.C. has named 50 teams of secondary-level teachers as Sci-Mat Fellows for Independent Study. Each winning team receives a grant of $4,900 to pursue topics of its choice that link the sciences and the humanities. The recipients are listed below by state.

Alabama. Darrin G. Alderholt and Brad Hulman, Monrovia School, Huntsville; Patricia C. Burchfield and Dennis L. Day, Murphy High School, Mobile. Arizona. Lois J. Blondeau and Marcia D. Bowman, University High School, Tucson. Arkansas. V. Kathy Smith and James Lynn Smith, Northside High School, Fort Smith. California. Kirk S. Akeney amd Carol K. Barry, Muirlands Middle School, La Jolla; Mary E. Brooks and William D. Damery, Lompoc High School, Lompoc.

Colorado. James G. Beaber and Donna L. Everitts, Fort Lumpton High School, Fort Lumpton; Vince J. Larson and Beckett Stokes, St. Mary's Academy, Englewood. Connecticut. Bruce Faitsch and Judy Randi, Guilford High School, Guilford. Delaware. Susan M. Gardner and Phillip D. Vavala, Salesianum School, Wilmington. Florida. Kevin M. Coll and Douglas A. Pogglioli, Ransom-Everglades School, Coconut Grove. Illinois. Mary Ann Karales and Renee E. Lundy, Sullivan High School, Chicago; H. Zeus Preckwinkle and Corrine J. Stutts, Ancona School, Chicago.

Indiana. Luke L. Hunt and David K. McCracken, Whitko High School, South Whitley; Tony Smarrella and James C. Wilson, Lincoln Middle School, Indianapolis; Mark D. Myers and Deborah L. Taylor, Decatur Central High School, Indianapolis. Kentucky. Deborah K. Bailey and Betty B. Fisher, James A. Cawood High School, Harlan. Louisiana. David F. Anderson and Anthony J. Martinetti, Louisiana School of Mathematics, Science, and Arts, Natchitoches. Maine. Christopher Chilelli and Richard D. Glueck, Orono Middle School, Orono; Sharon A. Ritter and Linda Stanley, Westbrook High School, Westbrook.

Maryland. Arthur I. Gundell and Joel P. Landskroener, Baltimore Lutheran School, Baltimore. Massachusetts. David L. Driscoll Jr. and Maryellen MacDonald, Henry T. Wing School, Sandwich; Michael J. Frantz and Stephen M. Tipton, Brookline High School, Brookline; Tracy E. Lavengood and M. Delores Neilan, Varnum Brook Middle School, Pepperell; Douglas C. Bradburd and Arthur A. Mack, Monument Mountain Regional High School, Great Barrington. Michigan. Tracy L. McNeely and Anna M. Sillmon, Longfellow Middle School, Detroit; John B. Van Orman and Stanley W. Spencer, Caledonia Senior High School, Caledonia.

Minnesota. John L. Eret and Jane C. Mattke, Centennial Senior High School, Circle Pines. Mississippi. Carol N. Alderman and Brenda G. Smith, Oxford High School, Oxford; Frances L. Coleman and Cheryl L. Stacy, Ackerman High School, Ackerman. Missouri. Linda M. Dubis and Philip E. McFarland, Kirkwood High School, Kirkwood. Nevada. Laurence Lippman and Gretchen Osa, Douglas High School, Minden. New Mexico. Karen A. Lyall and Paul N. Ryder, Sandia Preparatory School, Albuquerque.

New York. Steven L. Boyer, Scarsdale High School, Scarsdale, and Douglas J. Sheer, Garden City High School, Garden City; Maria F. Fahey and Michele L. Gerdes, Friends Seminary, New York City; Maryann Harasymowycz and Elaine J. Lavigne, Lowry Middle School, North Tonawanda; David I. Midownik and Gidon Goldberg, Hebrew Academy of Nassau County, Uniondale. North Carolina. Lucy E. Haagen and Andres Manring, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham; Dianne L. Wade and Alice R. Yoder, Alexander Graham Middle School, Charlotte.

Ohio. Patrick J. Carroll and Rebecca C. McFarlan, Indian Hill High School, Cincinnati; Alan M. Corn and David J. Fay, Bexley High School, Bexley; Marilee L. Pallant and Ralph D. Suiter, Tippecanoe High School, Tippecanoe. Oregon. Norman L. Baird and Janet L. Martin, Grant High School, Portland. Rhode Island. Judith A. Daley and Janet R. Sullivan, Harmony Hill School, Chepachet. Tennessee. Brooks Corzine and James C. Spiegl, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville.

Texas. Debra K. Jones and Donna M. Northouse, Booker T. Washington High School. Virginia. George T. Dewey and Kenneth I. Prowell, Chantilly High School, Chantilly; Wayne E. Boese and Tanya M. Didascalou, St. Christopher's School, Richmond; Toby M. Horn and Ronald W. Maney, Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology. Alexandria. Wyoming. Jim R. Krudener and Kermit P. Sweeny, Ten Sleep High School, Ten Sleep.

Service-Learning Grants

The U.S. Education Department and the Corporation for National Service recently named 65 colleges and universities as winners of "Learn and Serve America'' grants to establish service-learning programs that benefit local communities. The recipients and their programs are listed below by state.

Arizona. Gate Way Community College, Building International Communities Through Service Learning, Phoenix; Northern Pioneer College, Learn and Serve America, Holbrook. Arkansas. University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, Area Health Education Centers Program, Little Rock. California. California State University at Monterey Bay, Learn and Serve America: Higher Education, Seaside; Glendale Community College, Service Learning Across the Curriculum, Glendale; Golden Gate University Legal Clinics, Community and Workplace Environmental Justice Programs, San Francisco; Mount St. Mary's College, Learn and Serve in Urban Settings, Los Angeles.

Pew Health Professions Commission, Health Professionals Schools in Service to the Nation, San Francisco; Regents of the University of California at Berkeley, East Bay Partnership for Service, Berkeley; Regents of the University of California at Los Angeles, California Campus Compact, Los Angeles; San Francisco State University, San Francisco; Trustees of Leland Stanford Jr. University, Service Learning 2000, Stanford; University of San Diego, Learn and Serve America: Higher Education, San Diego.

Colorado. Colorado State University, Learn and Serve America at Colorado State, Fort Collins; Community College of Denver, Colorado Campus Compact, Denver. Connecticut. Fairfield University, Family Literacy Project, Fairfield. District of Columbia. American Association of Community Colleges, Service Learning and Community Colleges: Building a National Network, Washington; George Washington University, Neighbors Project, Washington; Howard University/Georgetown University/University of the District of Columbia, Public Safety Service Corps, Washington.

Florida. Florida State University, Frenchtown-Florida State University Learn and Serve Program, Tallahassee; Miami-Dade Community College, Partners in Action and Learning, Miami. Georgia. Morris Brown College, Morris Brown College Service-Learning Program, Atlanta. Illinois. Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, S.I.U.C. School of Law Community Conflict-Resolution Program, Carbondale; Illinois Eastern Community College, Student Tutors Assisting Rural Students, Olney; North Central College, Inner-City Educational Initiative, Naperville. Indiana. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame Service-Learning Project, Notre Dame.

Iowa. University of Iowa, Bridging the Gap: The Iowa Service-Learning Partnership, Iowa City. Kansas. Kansas City Community College, Learn and Serve America in Wyandotte County, Kansas City. Kentucky. University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Keys to KERA, Lexington. Maine. Unity College, Learn and Serve CommUnity, Unity. Maryland. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Shriver Center, Baltimore. Massachusetts. Hampshire College, A Model Developmental Service-Learning Curriculum, Amherst; Massachusetts Department of Education, Massachusetts Higher-Education Consortium for Community Service Learning, Malden. Northeastern University, Division of Research Managment, Learn and Serve America, Boston.

Michigan. Calvin College, College Compact and Freshman Company, Grand Rapids; Eastern Michigan University, Learn and Serve America, Ypsilanti. Minnesota. Minnesota Justice Foundation, Public Interest Law Consortium, Minneapolis. Nevada. Community Chest, PiÄnion Service Project, Reno. New Hampshire. New Hampshire College and University Council, Public Service Compact, Bedford; Trustees of Dartmouth College, Partners in Health Education, Hanover.

New Jersey. New Jersey Department of Higher Education, New Jersey Education Service-Learning Consortium, Trenton; Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Homeless and Indigent Population Health-Outreach Project, Piscataway. New Mexico. Santa Fe Community College, Students Offering Service, Santa Fe. New York. Iona College, Iona College Service-Learning Program, New Rochelle; Niagara University, Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara Falls; Research Foundation of the City University of New York--Brooklyn College, New York City. North Carolina. Guilford College, Guilford Partners in Learning, Greensboro.

Ohio. Case Western Reserve University, Service-Learning Leadership-Development Institute, Cleveland; Wright State University, A Healthy Child Is a Better Learner, Dayton. Oregon. Portland State University, Students Serving the City, Portland; University of Oregon Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Resource Assistance to Rural Environments, Eugene. Pennsylvania. Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education, Living and Learning in Community, St. David's; Gettysburg College, Hispanic/Farmworkers Program, Gettysburg; La Salle University, Community Learning Program, Philadelphia. Temple University, Philadelphia Urban Law-Student Experience, Philadelphia.

Rhode Island. Providence College, Elementary School Service-Learning Project, Providence; Brown University, Swearer Center for Public Service, Providence. South Carolina. Voorhees College, Community Service Project, Denmark. Tennessee. East Tennessee State University, Northern Tennessee Consortium for Service Learning, Johnson City. Virginia. Northern Virginia Community College, Mobile Nurse Managed Health Center, Annandale; Virginia Campus Outreach Opportunity League, Virginia Service-Learning Integration Plan, Richmond.

Washington. Gonzaga University School of Law, American Indian Law Program, Spokane; University of Washington, Department of Chemistry, Science Service Learning. West Virginia. West Virginia University Research Corporation (on behalf of West Virginia University), College of Law Appalachian Center for Law and Public Service, Morgantown. Wisconsin. Chippewa Valley Technical College, People for People: Student Community-Service Program, Eau Claire.

Yale University's Principals Award

The School Development Program of the Yale Child Study Center at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., recently honored five school principals with the Patrick Francis Daly Memorial Award for their outstanding educational leadership. The recipients are: Rich Cansdale, John Marshall Elementary School, San Diego, Calif.; Brian Fitz-Harris, Booker Elementary School, Sarasota, Fla.; Marlene Guy, Richardson Elementary School, Washington, D.C.; and Dennis Williams, West Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, N.C.

Other Honors And Awards

Lew Armistead, director of public relations, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, Va., was recently awarded the Presidents Award by the National School Public Relations Association.

Ernest L. Boyer, president, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Princeton, N.J., has received the James Bryant Conant Award from the Education Commission of the States, for his outstanding contributions to education in the United States.

Robert Craig Bunch, school library media specialist, Jones High School, Coldspring, Tex., was recently awarded the Frances Henne Award by the American Association of School Librarians, for his demonstrated leadership qualities in working with students, teachers, and administrators.

Roger L. Chambers, student-council adviser and mathematics teacher, Adams-Friendship High School, Adams, Wis., was recently honored with the Warren E. Shull Award and named the nation's top student-council adviser by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

Linda de Lyon Friel, supervisor of media services, Metheun Public Schools, Metheun, Mass., has been awarded a Continuing Education Scholarship Award by the American Association of School Librarians and Information Plus.

Becky Mather, school library media specialist, Muscatine High School, Muscatine, Iowa, was recently honored with the Microcomputer in the Media Center Award by the American Association of School Librarians, for her innovative approaches to microcomputer applications in the school library-media center.

The Mazer Corporation and Bryan Foods Inc., Dayton, Ohio, have received the Award of Excellence in the literacy category of the 1994 National Partnership Awards by the Partnerships in Education Journal.

Inabeth Miller, vice president of affiliate programs, Lightspan Partnership Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., has been awarded the C.E. Stone Information Technology Leadership Award for Education by the Computerworld Smithsonian Awards.

Joe L. Reed, associate executive secretary, Alabama Education Association, Montgomery, Ala., has received a Public Service Achievement Award from the public-interest advocacy group Common Cause.

David Sadker and Myra Sadker, professors, American University, Washington, D.C., and authors of the book Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools Cheat Girls, were recently awarded the 1994 Educators of Achievement Award by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools.

Lynda Wolfe Smith, teacher, Booker T. Washington High School, Atlanta, Ga., has been named Applied Economics Teacher of the Year by Junior Achievement Inc.

Julene Kay Swenson, teacher, Woodbury Senior High School, Woodbury, Minn., was named 1994 Teacher of the Year by the American Home Economics Association for her program "Education for Employment: Connecting School and Work--An Interdisciplinary Program.''

The United Negro College Fund, New York City, has received the James L. Fisher Award for Distinguished Service to Education from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

Vol. 13, Issue 40

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