BRENT PFEIFFER

KENT ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL - KENT, oh

KENT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - 2016 BRIGHT STAR AWARD

Congratulations to Brent Pfeiffer who will be honored November 10th by the Kent Chamber of Commerce as a Tree City Award Winner for 2016. Brent will receive the Bright Star Award.  Mr. Pfeiffer is a Marketing Education teacher at Kent Roosevelt High School as well as a Part-Time Instructor in the CTE Program at KSU.  Brent graduated from the Kent PD Citizens Police Academy in 2015 and is a Kent State University CTTE alumnus.

 

Theresa Brugler

Theresa Brugler

Portage lakes career center - uniontown, oh

2016 summit county all county teaching team

Congratulations to Theresa Brugler!  Theresa was selected to be a member of the 2016 Summit County All County Teaching Team.  Mrs. Brugler is a Marketing and Management instructor at Portage Lakes Career Center and Kent State University CTTE alumnus.

 

Debbie Ganyard

DEBBIE GANYARD

BUCKEYE CAREER CENTER - NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH

NAMED "AMAZING TEACHER" FOR OCTOBER 2016

Congratulations to Debbie Ganyard, Hospitality Teacher at Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia, Ohio.  Debbie was named "Amazing Teacher" for October 2016. The award-winning teacher said "When students first begin a school year, I often hear them say, 'I can't.'  There is no greater joy as a teacher to listen to a student go from saying 'I can't' to 'I can do it!'.  Ms. Ganyard is a Kent State University CTTE alumnus. Read more about this article.

 

Daejah McCormick

Daejah Mccormick - culinary arts student

KENMORE HIGH SCHOOL - KENMORE, OH

local student beats the odds to follow her dreams

The Kenmore Community Center, 880 Kenmore Blvd., Kenmore, OH is the location of a classroom setting that Culinary Arts teacher, Clayton Cundiff, has created for his Kenmore culinary arts students.  Mr. Cundiff is a Kent State University CTTE alumnus.  Recently one of his culinary students, Daejah McCormick, was featured on Cleveland's News Channel 5 Special Report.  Ms. McCormick has been accepted into the Culinary Institute of America.  Mr. Cundiff says, "It is kind of a one in a million.  It's (Culinary Institute of America) the Harvard of culinary schools. Read more about this article

 

Stephanie McKnight

STEPHANIE MCKNIGHT

ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL - ALLIANCE, Oh

NAMED 2016 OHIO ACTE OUTSTANDING CTAE PROFESSIONAL IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

Congratulations to Stephanie McKnight, a Health Sciences Teacher, at Alliance High School.  Ms. McKnight is a Kent State University CTTE alumnus.  She was named 2016 Ohio ACTE Outstanding CTAE Professional in Community Service.  She has involved her students, as well as herself, in numerous community service projects such as teaching first aid to handicapped students, compiling first aid kits, creating and distributing kits for the homeless and orgainizing local blood drives.  Read more about this article.

 

Eric Mathews at the White House

ERIC MATHEWS

NORTH HIGH SCHOOL - AKRON, OH

OHIO CTE TEACHER INVITED TO THE WHITE HOUSE

Congratuations to Eric Mathews, Marketing Management Teacher at Akron Public Schools (North High School), Akron, Ohio.  Mr. Mathews was invited to the White House to be honored by President Barack Obama on May 3.  Mr. Mathews is a Kent State CTTE alumnus and is the National 2015 Career Technical Education Teacher award winner. Read more about this article.

 

Greg Boykin at Max Hayes High School

GREG BOYKIN

kENT STATE UNIVERSITY CTTE ALUMNUS

INDUCTED INTO KENT CITY SCHOOLS HALL OF FAME

Congratulations to Greg Boykin, Auto Body Teacher at Max Hayes High School in the Cleveland Metropolitian School District.  Mr. Boykin was inducted into the Kent City Schools Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 9. Established in 1999, the Hall of Fame recognizes graduates of Theordore Roosevelt High School and others who have made exceptional achievements in their field or unique contributions to the Kent community. Mr. Boykin completed his licensure coursework with us in 2014.  He is currently working on his Master's degree in CTTE and will graduate in August 2016. Read more about this article.

 

Eric Mathews

north high school - akron, oh

TEACHERS' DIVERSITY LAGS STUDENTS'

Eric Mathews is a marketing education teacher at North High School, Akron, Ohio - who recruits students to make classes more diverse.  The award-winning teacher said student's need role models who have lived through similar experiences.  Mr. Mathews is a Kent State CTTE alumnus and is the National 2015 Career Technical Education NewTeacher award winner. Read more about this article.

 

 

Clayton Cundiff Culinary Arts Kenmore High School

CLAYTON CUNDIFF

KENMORE HIGH SCHOOL - KENMORE, OH

ASPIRING CHEFS DISH OUT FREE MEALS TO AREA SENIORS

The Kenmore Community Center, 880 Kenmore Blvd., Kenmore, OH is the location of a classroom setting that Clayton Cundiff has created for his Kenmore culinary arts students.  The students walk a block to the Community Center on the first Wednesday of each month to serve seniors.  The students learn about life, interact with a generation from a distant Kenmore and hone their craft. Many of the teens aspire to become chefs. Read more about this article.

 

Dave Strukel

DAVID STRUKEL - FACULTY AT HIRaM COLLEGE

SELECTED FOR KENT STATE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD

David Strukel, a full-time lecturer in the Department of Communication at the University of Toledo, was selected as the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient for Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services Fifth Annual Hall of Fame Awards. Strukel received a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio, TV and Film from Bowling Green State University in 1993, and a Master’s degree in 2004 from Kent State in Education through the Career Technical Education department. He is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green. At the University of Toledo, Strukel has taught classes such as Mass Communication and Society, TV Newswriting, Audio Production, Persuasion Theory, Professional Business Communication, Public Presentations, and Media Performance. In 2013, he co-designed a flipped Public Presentations class for the Honors College through the support of Apple Higher Education using the iPad and MacBook Air. Before starting a career in higher education, Mr. Strukel worked as Assistant Operations Manager, Sports Director, Reporter, Producer, Anchor, and Promotions Assistant at radio stations in Canton, Dover, and Wooster. He also worked as Production, Program and Public Affairs Director for a station in Clyde, Ohio. His first teaching job was as a substitute teacher in the Massillon and Jackson school districts in Stark County. Then, he became a special education teacher’s assistant at Shaker Heights High School. As a teacher at Aurora High School, Strukel created the career-technical video broadcasting program and received the Omicron Tau Theta “Distinguished Leadership Award” in 2004. He received a Wal-Mart Regional Teacher of the Year Award in 2006 after being nominated by his students.