10-27-2015 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #9


Title
Florida Council for the Social Studies Teachers of the Year

Discussion

Each year the Florida Council for the Social Studies (FCSS) recognizes outstanding social studies educators at the elementary, middle and high school levels.  For the fourth year in a row, at least one Brevard Public Schools social studies teacher was awarded the Dr. Theron Trimble Social Studies Teachers of the Year Award.  This year, Elementary, Middle and High School Programs are pleased to announce three BPS teachers will be honored as Florida's 2015 Social Studies Teachers of the Year.  This is the first time BPS has been honored with all three awards at one time.






Recommendation
Recognize the three teachers who won the award.

Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 10/27/2015

Authority for Action
General duties and powers of the Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact
Kassie Erenstoft, Elementary Programs Social Studies Resource Teacher, ext. 343
Dr. Stacy Skinner, Middle School Programs Social Studies Resource Teacher, ext. 364
Chris Spinale, High School Programs Social Studies Resource Teacher, ext. 318
Dr. Lynn Spadaccini, Elementary Programs Director, ext. 330
Barbara Rodrigues, Middle School Programs Director, ext. 583
Robin Novelli, High School Programs Director, ext. 310
Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, ext. 300