Dr. Kelly Wissman, Associate Professor in the Department of Literacy Teaching and Learning, has been selected as a 2014 Educator of Excellence by the New York State English Council.

The Educator of Excellence Award honors those teachers who are leaders in the classroom, collaborators with colleagues, and mentors for teachers new to the profession. Teachers implement best practices that they know to be true and challenge their students to become skillful readers and writers…their work shows a dedication to their own learning and to their profession that inspires their students and their colleagues.