This speech was given by CEASA President, Rick Baldock at the beginning of the night.
This year's World Teachers Day event was held at the Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh at 6.15pm on Friday 28th October. We were delighted to have Minister Grace Portolesi attend the event and present 50 association awards including:
NATIONAL AWARD WINNER: Pru Mitchell, School Library Association of SA (SLASA) - ASLA Citation 2011. Read Pru's response.
There were also three overall CEASA awards presented by Mr David White, CEO of Credit Union SA and Minister Portolesi:
EARLY CAREER TEACHER AWARD WINNER: Jenni Lester, Australian Society for Music Education (ASME), and teacher at Peterborough High School
INNOVATIVE ASSOCIATION AWARD WINNER: PMA (Primary Maths Association) Lisa Jane O'Connor, president.
TEACHER SUPPORTING TEACHER AWARD WINNER: Catherine Emmerson, Japanese Language Teachers Association (JLTASA), and teacher at Hallett Cove School.
See this page for more details of nominees & winners.
We were also delighted to have Jan Andrews, Chief Executive of Non Government Schools and Services, contribute with a 'Toast to the Profession'.
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Thank you to all those who contributed to a highly successful World Teachers Day!