Mt. Lebanon Teacher CeCe Kapron Among Finalists for PA Teacher of the Year
April 4, 2014
Mt. Lebanon High School dance teacher CeCe Kapron was named as one of thirteen regional finalists who will advance to the next level for Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year 2015.
Mrs. Kapron started the dance program at the high school in the 1970’s and due to her leadership, has grown it into the premiere high school dance program in the state. It is also one of the few dance programs that is offered as part of a Fine Arts curriculum.
Mrs. Kapron has been recognized with many awards for her achievements in her field, including a Presidential Citation Award from the National Dance Association and a Best Programs Award from the Pennsylvania State Association for Health and Physical Education and Dance. In addition, Mrs. Kapron has been Pennsylvania’s Dance Educator of the Year; the National Dance Association’s Dance Educator of the Year and was named a Teacher of Distinction by the Teacher Excellence Foundation.
The National Teacher of the Year program began in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honors program that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching. The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Teacher of the Year (NSTOY-PA) program began in 1995. NSTOY-PA works with PDE to support the program by providing services and materials to select and honor the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year.
Congratulations Mrs. Kapron, and best of luck as you move to the next level for Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year 2015.
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