High School Teacher Honored at The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh August 12, 2014
High School Social Studies teacher Ms. Julianne Slogick (pictured third from the left) was honored at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh in July.
The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh (ICP) celebrated its annual Humanity Day, at which local educators were honored for promoting acceptance and understanding of different faiths. Mt. Lebanon High School Social Studies teacher, Ms. Julianne Slogick, was honored for bringing her students to the Oakland mosque. At the award ceremony, it was noted that Ms. Slogick was the only teacher, and Mt. Lebanon the only school district in Allegheny County, to annually visit the ICP among other places of worship in the Pittsburgh area. Ms. Slogick teaches Comparative Religions and World Cultures. "The event serves as a reminder of why the high school Comparative Religions course, the Global Studies initiative, and social studies education in general is incredibly valuable and needed as diverse communities work together to meet the challenges of the 21st century," said Ms. Slogick.