Instruction and Professional Development Commission

Start Date

 

2012

Dick Willobee (2015-RA-Reg 9)

 

2012

Virginia Hines (2015-RA-Reg 13)

 

2013

Rita Vater-Darnton (2016-RA-MEA-Retired)

 

2014

Dave VanZile (2016-RA-Reg 10)

 

2014

Melanie Gipson (2017-RA-Reg 9)

 

2011

Marcia Rauschendorfer (2017-RA-Reg 7)

Chair

2013

David Hockaday (2016-BD-Reg 8)

 

2011

Kevin Ingersoll (2017 BD-Reg 12)

 

2011

Wendy McCloud-Stemmerich (2017 BD-Reg 6)

Vice Chair

2014

Pam Schultz (2017-BdM-Reg 3)

 

2014

Nikki Klonaris (2017-BdM-Reg 3)

 

2014

Liz Ratashak (2017-BDM-Reg 5)

 

2012

Paula Herbart (2015-NEA Director)

 

Liaisons

 

2014

Kaileigh Schippa (2015-SMEA)

 

2013

Matt Dunckel (2015-MAHE)

 

Staff Liaison

Melanie Waltz

 

2014-15 Charge:

To help ensure that the education of our students and the working environments of our members are of the highest quality.

To help develop local capacity by the identification and development of local strategies to be utilized in building strong locals focused on helping members be successful in their jobs.

THE COMMISSION WILL:

  • Identify, renew and recommend curriculum, instructional and assessment resources that support the achievement of student learning via MEA online professional development.
  • Promote the recruitment of teachers, particularly minority teachers, for National Board certification.
  • Identify, plan and recommend events to be implemented for the recognition, observance/celebration of special events, activities, for accomplishments in education.
  • Recruit and select recipients for the MEA Excellence and Anne Sullivan Awards.
  • Promote certification programs for instructional paraprofessionals.