Area school districts in the Shenandoah Valley recognized nine alumni among Teacher of the Year honorees.
- Sarah Bauman Stoll ‘04, music, Wilson Elementary School, Waynesboro;
- Elizabeth Benbow, who earned a reading specialist endorsement at EMU, reading specialist and Title I teacher at Craigsville Elementary.
- John Hostetter ‘11, English, Skyline Middle School.
- Morgan Breeden Bullis ’17, fifth grade, River Bend Elementary
- Amanda Williams Knight ‘01, MA’ 08, librarian, Fulks Run Elementary School;
- Kimberly Price MA ‘08, second grade, Lacey Spring Elementary School;
- Tracy Myers ‘96, 6-8th grade, Montevideo Middle School;
- Kim Dove MA ‘09, social studies, Wilbur Pence Middle School.
- Daniel Martin ‘15, social studies, North Fork Middle School;
- Kathryn Creasy ‘99, algebra I/geometry, Peter Muhlenberg Middle School.
EMU’s education program has been NCATE-accredited for more than 45 years. In the program, students begin spending time in a K-12 classroom in the fifth week of class, gaining real-world perspectives and experiences in local school divisions that are richly diverse in culture, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.