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Four educators will be recognized this month by the National Council for Social Studies, the country's largest association for K-12 social studies educators, with the association's award for outstanding teacher of the year.

Emily Wood

Peggy Dudley

Howard S. Bayewitz

Nancy Lewis

Emily Wood is the elementary-level recipient. A 30-year classroom veteran, she currently teaches at Heritage Academy in Tulsa, Okla.

Peggy Dudley, the recipient at the middle school level, teaches at Meramec Valley Middle School in Pacific, Mo.

Howard S. Bayewitz and Nancy Lewis are the secondary school honorees. Mr. Bayewitz, with 35 years' experience, teaches global studies and advanced placement European history at Kingston High School in Kingston, N.Y.

Ms. Lewis is a teacher of American history, sociology, world history, and Missouri history at Truman High School in Independence, Mo.

Oregon state schools Superintendent Stan Bunn announced last week that Wayne Neuburger, who led development of the state's school testing program, will return as the associate superintendent for assessment.

Currently the director of client services for the Northwest Evaluation Association in Portland, Mr. Neuburger began his new position in October.

Perkins & Will, a Chicago-based architectural firm that designs education facilities nationwide, has promoted Gaylaird Christopher of its Pasadena, Calif., office to co-lead its national K-12 education practice.

Mr. Christopher, 47, who has 23 years' experience as an architect, is considered an authority in the planning and design of educational buildings.

--Meghan Mullan

Vol. 19, Issue 10, Page 2

Published in Print: November 3, 1999, as People

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