Swanton teacher Andrew Carr receives social studies award


Peggy Jackson, President of the National Council for the Social Studies, left, Andrew Carr and Nancy Patterson, President of the Ohio Council for the Social Studies at the awards ceremony.


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Andrew Carr was awarded an award for Emergent Social Studies Teacher on Sept. 27. This was presented to him by the Ohio Council for the Social Studies.

The Ohio Council for the Social Studies presents this award to outstanding social studies teachers in their first three years of teaching. Andrew Carr teaches 9-12th grade social studies at Swanton High School. He was one of two teachers in the entire state to be awarded the Emergent Social Studies Teacher award.

The OCSS awards are designed to remind us that innovation, enthusiasm, and connecting our communities is alive and well in social studies across Ohio. The winners inspire not just to be good, but to dare to be great in today’s challenging educational environment.

This award is for Exceptional Practice, Examples of Leadership, Examples of Using Data, Examples of Youth Advocacy, and Promoting Civic Participation.

The award winner receives:

• A framed certificate,

• a year’s membership in OCSS,

• one day paid registration for the Conference,

• $100 cash award.

Andrew was nominated by Ashly Ward.

Peggy Jackson, President of the National Council for the Social Studies, left, Andrew Carr and Nancy Patterson, President of the Ohio Council for the Social Studies at the awards ceremony.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/11/web1_Andrew-Carr.jpgPeggy Jackson, President of the National Council for the Social Studies, left, Andrew Carr and Nancy Patterson, President of the Ohio Council for the Social Studies at the awards ceremony. Submitted photo