DCTC Instructor Attending National Education Award Ceremony

Dawn Braa

Dawn Braa

Dawn Braa goes Bammy!

After eight years of teaching Early Childhood and Youth Development at Dakota County Technical College, Dawn Braa hasn’t slowed down one bit. Last spring, she was personally selected by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences International Board of Governors to serve on the Council of Peers for the 2012 Bammy! Awards. As a member on the Council of Peers, Braa nominates and judges top educators in her field. Read the full article.

Now, Braa is on the VIP guest list to attend the inaugural interdisciplinary Bammy! Awards on September 15, 2012, at the landmark Arena Stage at the Mead Center in Washington, D.C.

At the event, she will be among 164 of the nation’s most prominent leaders in the education community that make up the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences. “I am extremely honored and humbled to be included in this amazing list of professionals,” Braa said.

Based on the notion that teachers can’t do it alone and don’t do it alone, the Academy is recognizing excellence throughout the entire field of education. Two honors will be presented in each of the 24 categories – The Bammy Award and the Educator’s Voice Award.

About the Bammy Awards

The Bammy Awards were created in response to the tremendous national pressure on educators and education leaders to improve student outcomes and the intense scrutiny that today’s educators face as a result. The Bammy Awards acknowledge that teachers can’t educate children alone and don’t do it alone. The awards aim to foster cross-discipline recognition for the vital role played by every member of the education village, encourage collaboration and respect across the various domains, elevate education and education successes in the public eye, and raise the profile and voices of the many undervalued and unrecognized people who are making a difference in the field every day. For a complete list of nominations and more information, please visit http://www.bammyawards.org.

For more information on the Early Childhood and Youth Development program, contact:
  • Dawn Braa
    Early Childhood and Youth Development Instructor
  • Jill Behnke
    Early Childhood and Youth Development Instructor


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