Western Peaks teacher honored

October 31, 2007

By hammersmith

[Source: Arizona Republic] — Dysart’s governing board recognized Western Peaks Elementary teacher Angela Kirschner for receiving the 2007 Gary Dickinson Award for Teaching Excellence through the Society of Automotive Engineers International. This award recognizes an outstanding middle school teacher or team of teachers who have made creative and exemplary use of the program “A World In Motion” to further develop students’ understanding and experience in math, science, and engineering. Kirschner’s students have designed and built motorized toys as part of the program.