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Press Release for 2016 IWLA Educator of the Year, Secondary Level Award Winner, Christine McCormick

11 Oct 2016 10:35 AM | Jason Noble

Press Release for IWLA 2016 Educator of the Year Secondary Level Award Winner

October 10, 2015


Coralville, IA—The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) is pleased to announce the 2016 Educator of the Year for the Secondary Level has been awarded to Christine McCormick, a Spanish teacher at Waukee Prairieview in Waukee, IA. The award presentation was held during the Luncheon of the 2016 Iowa World Language Association Annual Conference at the Coralville Marriott in Coralville, IA on Friday, October 7th.

Those who know this recipient best state that she is "a talented teacher who is poised, professional, confident, and flexible. An outstanding Spanish teacher who is willing to take risks within the classroom to best meet the needs of all students and serves as a model teachers for her peers. A visionary, a tireless life-long learner, a pioneer of innovative teaching, and a relentless champion of all students in their world language explorations." IWLA would like to congratulate Christine as our 2016 IWLA Educator of the Year.”

About IWLA
The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) represents the more than 1200 world language educators in the state from all levels of instruction and representing all languages. The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) is devoted to advancing the worldwide mission of education and world languages, literature and culture by promoting the study of world languages and cultures, promoting language curricula, from primary to post-secondary levels, to enable students to become proficient in the target language, and opening the doors for multilingual interaction with other cultures. More information can be found at

Pictured: Christine with IWLA President, Jason Noble

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