Teacher of Courage and Conscience Award

Now accepting nominations for the 2019 Teacher of Courage and Conscience Award

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Teacher of Courage and Conscience Award was created to recognize teachers who improve access to high-quality education for those students who are currently least well-served; advocate for the education profession; encourage student curiosity and love of learning, use innovative teaching strategies, and engage students in meaningful problem-solving, knowledge-production, or artistic work; and embody and put into practice the values of Villanova University: Veritas, Unitas, Caritas. Recipients of the award are well-respected by their colleagues, beloved by their students, and recognized as teacher activists or agents of change in their local communities. 

Inaugural 2018 Teacher of Courage and Conscience Award Recipients:

 

 

Sam Reed, III, teacher at the U School in Philadelphia

 

 

Patricia Sheetz, teacher at Memphis Street Academy Charter School 

 

 

 

 

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2017 Teacher of Courage and Conscience Award Recipients:

Keith Benson, Camden High School - VIDEO

Judy Cassidy, Holy Child School, Rosemont - VIDEO

Ismael Jimenez, CAPA High School - VIDEO

 

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Inaugural 2016 Teacher of Courage and Conscience Award Recipients:

Danielle Arnold-Schwartz, Welsh Valley Middle School -  Video

Kelley Collings, Feltonville Schools of Arts & Sciences - Video

Carl Rosin, Radnor High School - Video