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2019 WVCTM Awards

2019 WVCTM Middle School Mathematics Teacher of the Year Elizabeth Holtz2019 WVCTM Middle School Mathematics Teacher of the Year Elizabeth HoltzElizabeth Holtz, a middle school mathematics teacher from Bridgeport Middle School in Harrison County, was named as the 2019 WVCTM Middle School Mathematics Teacher of the Year.

Her nomination included the following statements: “She always co-plans with her fellow 7th grade math teacher to keep the curriculum the same. She finds new and fun activities to help the students learn the material. One of the best things about her teaching is the mnemonic devices she uses to help students remember math… The students love her and enjoy going to her classroom as well as seeing her at sporting events.” She also does morning intervention help and serves as head coach of the dance team at Bridgeport Middle School.


 

WVCTM Elementary Mathematics Teacher of the Year Allison ShriverWVCTM Elementary Mathematics Teacher of the Year Allison ShriverAllison Shriver, a 5th grade teacher at Bradley Elementary School in Raleigh County, was named as the 2019 WVCTM Elementary School Mathematics Teacher of the Year.  

A colleague wrote that Ms. Shriver engages and challenges students in her classes and creates an atmosphere of excitement for learning, making math fun. The colleague specifically noted the Gallery Walks activity in which students work together to find the answer to a real world mathematical challenge, create posters, and display their posters for their peers. This activity engages students regardless of their level of ability.

 

The West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics congratulates all of the 2019 award winners!  Make sure you nominate your deserving colleagues to be recognized at our 2020 meeting at Stonewall Jackson Resort in Roanoke, WV!