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Listed below are the first 81 teachers to be certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, based in Detroit, Mich. They were certified as Early Adolescence Generalists. The teachers and their schools are listed by state.

Alabama. Lisa Lishak, Opelika Middle School, Auburn. Alaska. Linda Fry, Barnette Elementary School, Fairbanks; Laureen Leonard, Ladd Elementary School, Fairbanks. California. Maurine Anderson, Ayer Elementary School, Fresno; Virginia Bateman, Folsom Hills Elementary School, Folsom; Bruce Boehne, Immanuel First Lutheran School, West Cosina; Linda Gonzalez, Herman Leimbach Elementary School, West Sacramento; Marilyn Grimes, Encanto Elementary School, San Diego; Denise Marie Johnson, Marengo School, Pasadena; Linda Best Klosterman, Myron B. Green Elementary School, Santee; Clarice S. Drees Moore, Marie Curie Elementary School, San Diego; Claire F. Ratfield, Lincoln Elementary School, Costa Mesa; Paul Robeck, Standley Junior High School, Encinitas; Kathyrn D. Skube, O'Farrell Community School, Del Mar; Chrys D. Verner, Chaparral Middle School, Brea; Lori D. Watkins, Ayers Elementary School, Fresno; Lynn Werner, St. Norbert School, Yorba Linda.

Colorado. Susan H. Buckley, North Valley Middle School, Windsor; Leona R. Larson, South Valley Middle School, Greeley; Sheree Nale, South Valley Middle School, Greeley; Kathyrne J.C. Vandamme, Rooney Ranch Elementary School, Littleton. Connecticut. Peter Scheinblum, Emma Hart Willard School, Newington. Florida. Ronal Wolfson, Nob Hill Elementary School, Sunrise. Georgia. Shari Lynn Britner, Snapfinger Elementary School, Atlanta; Karen Doty, Marvin Pittman Laboratory School, Statesboro. Idaho. Caroline Means Bitterwolf, West Park Elementary School, Moscow. Indiana. Cynthia J. Boilek, George Rogers Clark Middle/High School, Munster; Cynthia M. Monberg, Hope Area Career Center, Highland; Elaine Pitts, Gavit Middle School, Schererville; Barbara Walczak, Lincoln School, Munster; Sally M. Will, Gavit Middle/High School, Highland. Iowa. Lyn Le Countryman, Malcolm Price Laboratory School, Cedar Falls; Mary Norton, North Cedar Elementary School, New Hartford; Pamela Schmidt, Dunkerton Community School, Janesville.

Louisiana. Sharon Baker Raymond, Edward Hyner Elementary School, New Orleans; Sister Therese Gregoire O'Carm, Vermilion Catholic High School, Abbeville; Steven VandeGriend, McDonogh #15-Creative Arts Magnet School, New Orleans. Michigan. Mary Edmunds, Detroit High School for the Fine and Performing Arts, South Rockwood; Victoria B. Goodell, South Middle School, Saginaw; Marilyn Greenstein, East Middle School, Farmington Hills; Beverly Hill, Wylie Middle School, Dexter; Gloria Ingram, Noble Middle School, Detroit; Kathleen Licari, St. William Schools, Milford; Barbara Gluskin McCune, East Middle School, Royal Oak; Kathleen Kosobud McKinley, Clague Middle School, Ann Arbor; Evelyn McShane, St. Paul School, St. Clair Shores; Connie Rose Mitchell, Noble Middle School, Inkster; Michael J. Roche, Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School, Bloomfield Hills; James Szczechowski, Clague Middle School, Brighton.

Missouri. Brenda Kay Saulters Lott, Seminary High School, Seminary; PatsyDean K. Wallin, Jones Junior High School, Laurel. Nebraska. Anna Sumner, Westside Middle School, Omaha. New Jersey. Shirley Bzdewka, Dayton/Deans Elementary School, Haxlet; Patricia Frank, Crossroads School, Englishtown; Sharon Richman, Indian Fields Elementary School, Dayton. New York. Bonnie Robbins Dorschel, Douglass Middle School, Rochester; Donna Gattelaro-Andersen, Frederick Douglas Middle School, Penfield, Michael Gatto, Smithtown Middle School, Stonybrook. North Carolina. Marsha Brigman, Carmel Middle School, Charlotte; Deborah Camp, Lake Wylie Elementary School, Gastonia; Hilda Wingo Hamilton, Mabel Elementary School, Boone; Denise Williams Huff, Smith Middle School, Charlotte; Scott R. Muri, Avery County Middle School, Banner Elk; Susan M. Patterson, Starmount Elementary School, Charlotte; Gloria Smith Wansley, Matthews Elementary School, Matthews; Janice Deese Ward, South Charlotte Middle School, Charlotte.

Ohio. Penny S. Arnold, Schrop Elementary School, Akron; Susan J. Wander, Whitney Young Middle School, Aurora. South Carolina. Kathleen G. Elam, Z.L. Madden Elementary School, Spartanburg; Olivia Ortmann, Bates Middle School, Sumter; Cynthia Pride, McCraken Middle School, Bluffton; Julie M. Hedberg Shaffer, DuBose Middle School, Charleston; Donna J. Kurtzman, North Myrtle Beach Middle School, Little River; Jeanne C. Sink, St. Andrew School, Charleston. Tennessee. Patricia Ann Butts, Wassom Middle School, Woodlaewn. Texas. DeAnna Henslee, Wolfe City Junior High School, Wolfe City. Virginia. Richard D. Wormeli, Herndon Middle School, Herndon. Washington. Edri Geiger, Jason Lee Middle School, Vancouver; Shelly A. James, Truman Elementary School, Battleground; Kathleen Kirkland, Alki Middle School, Vancouver; Patricia Simonds, Truman Elementary School, Battleground.


Continental Cablevision along with the Discovery Channel has awarded seven teams of elementary students and their teachers a five-day "mission" at the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala. The prize is part of a national contest called "Suit Up for the Space Shuttle," which had teams of students research, design, and construct a model space suit for a mission to the planet of their choice. The winners are listed below by teacher, grade, and school.

Jim Barnes, 5th grade, Hurley Elementary School, Visalia, Calif.; Paull Fry, 5th grade, Gunnisonville Elementary School, Lansing, Mich.; Gwendy SIC?gc Millward, 5th grade, Quiet Waters Elementary School, Deerfield Beach, Fla.; Janis Rettke, 5th grade, Wilson Intermediate School, Pekin, Ill.; Karel Simms, 5th grade, Eliot Elementary School, Eliot, Me.; Daune Smith SIC?gc Smith, 4th grade, Old Hammondtown School, Mattapoisett, Mass.; and Linda I. Webb, 4th grade, W.A. Driscoll Elementary School, Dayton, Ohio.

Alfred L. McDougal, retired president and chief executive officer, McDougal Littell & Company, has been named the winner of the 1995 Mary McNaulty Award, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to educational publishing.

Mark L. Richie, director, Burlington County (N.J.) A.V.A. Center, has been awarded the 1995 Herbert Braselman Distinguished Service Award by the National Association of Regional Media Centers, in recognition of his contributions to the field of educational media and technology.

Vol. 14, Issue 23

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