CTE Newsletter September 2018

CENTER FOR Teachin EXCELLENCE Eastern Florida State College SUPPORTING AND SERVING EFSC FACULTY The CTE Quarterly Vol. 2 September 2018 IN THIS ISSUE Updates from Your CTE FACULTY SPOTLIGHT DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR AWARD CTE started collecting nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Educator Award on August 20, 2018. But many of you may wonder what this award actually is. See page 2 for information about one of our fantastic Faculty Members, Dr. Laura Earle. WHAT IS IT? The Distinguished Educator Award began in 1989 and is presented annually to a faculty member who demonstrates excellence in scholarship, instructional effectiveness and connecting with students. Past Distinguished Educators include Dr. Sharon Cronk-Raby, Dr. Laura Earle, Mark McBride, Susan Phillips, Dr. Ashley Spring, Susan Houts and others. HOW DO YOU PICK? Nominations are made by faculty, students and staff, with representatives from each group comprising the selection committee. CAN I STILL BE NOMINATED? Yes, but the deadline is quickly approaching. We will close all nominations by September 20. All nomination letters should be sent to Titusville Campus 1-159 or cte@easternflorida.edu FACULTY BENEFITS Learn more about your valuable and helpful faculty benefits on page 3. Distinguished Educator Nominations Due September 20 PLAF Cycle 2 Due No matter what anybody says, you could always use more tools. (last one until spring) October 1 Rank Change Portfolios Due October 15 globaldigitalcitizen.org/resources CTE41825 Page 1