Amanda Peterson, the enterprise management teacher at United Applied sciences Heart (UTC) in Bangor has been named the 2020 Maine Profession and Technical Schooling (CTE) Trainer of the 12 months by the Maine Directors of Profession and Technical Schooling (MACTE). Mrs. P, as her college students name her, was honored by Maine Division of Schooling (DOE) Commissioner Pender Makin and Maine Neighborhood Faculty System President David Daigler on the annual MACTE convention which was held nearly on Oct. 8.
“This can be a interval in our historical past the place educators of outstanding character are further essential,” stated Makin in her remarks honoring Peterson. “College students all crave stability and hope, a cause to imagine in their very own future. Having your instructor show clearly and constantly that they care and imagine in you is priceless.”
Recognized for her capacity to mix a unprecedented set of skills in an effort to cater to each pupil, Mrs. P thoughtfully faucets into every pupil’s uniqueness, abilities, and desires by celebrating them and serving to them to confidently develop into their finest selves. She transforms people usually stuffed with self-doubt and uncertainty, to people who show self-confidence and course.
Throughout his remarks, Daigler spoke about Mrs. P’s efforts to develop a sturdy CTE enterprise program for UTC that helps college students earn faculty credit score. “At the moment Ms. Peterson presents 12 EMCC enterprise programs and extra programs from two different Maine larger schooling establishments, bringing her whole course choices to 14 faculty programs or 42 faculty credit. Delivering a demanding faculty stage curriculum to highschool college students is difficult. Having over 90 % full with A’s and B’s primarily based on locked third social gathering and faculty summative assessments is phenomenal. This stage of studying, with college students broadly turning into in a position to attain and performance in Bloom’s Quadrant D, happens due to her dedication, perception system and understanding of experiential schooling.”
Maine Directors of Profession and Technical Schooling (MACTE) administers the Profession and Technical Schooling (CTE) Trainer of the 12 months Award, which acknowledges academics who’re offering excellent profession and technical education schemes for youth and/or adults of their respective fields and communities.
Peterson has a grasp’s of science in schooling and a bachelor’s of science in enterprise from Husson College and an affiliate diploma in enterprise administration from Thomas Faculty. She has 25-plus years working in a household small enterprise, (farming, eating places, normal shops), as well as a number of years in industrial schooling expertise, instructing, banking, IT assist, finance and small enterprise possession. Peterson is an authorized Maine CTE teacher in Enterprise Schooling, Data Know-how and Cooperative Industrial Coaching.