Science Teacher Certification Alum is Honored for Teaching by CCV

Jeanette Williams, MS ’04, of Montpelier, Vermont, is one of three recipients of the Community College of Vermont 2011 Summer Institute Award for Excellence in Teaching, given by the Community College of Vermont (CCV).

Last year, Williams, an alumna of AUNE’s Science Teacher Certification program, was a finalist for the Award for Excellence in Community-Based Teaching. She was nominated based on her work to promote and imagine alternative transportation solutions for CCV.

Williams has been teaching Sustainability and Biology, Forest Ecology, and Environmental Science at CCV since 2006. Since fall 2010, she has been teaching an ecology course that she developed for CCV’s new associate’s degree in environmental science. She graduated from AUNE’s Science Teacher Certification, environmental-studies concentration.

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Take notice and take action. It was care that spurred change. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the landmark Endangered Species Act. Signed in 1973, this bill arose after more than a decade of advocacy and litigation from scientists, writers, and concerned citizens who noticed sharp declines in iconic wildlife species.

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