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Press Release for IWLA 2016 Educator of the Year, Post-Secondary Level, Award Winner, Stacy Amling

11 Oct 2016 10:40 AM | Jason Noble

Press Release for IWLA 2016 Educator of the Year, Post-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 Post-Secondary Level has been awarded to Stacy Amling, a Spanish professor at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeney, 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 work closely with the this year's recipient of the Educator of the year award for the Post-Secondary Level say that she is "an innovative teacher who works to teach her students effectively." "Passionate about teaching and is always willing to work with her students to facilitate their language learning." "She has worked to create good activities and assessments for students and shares them openly with other faculty." Her Dean wrote, "It would be take pages to list all of the ways she serves our Department." IWLA would like to congratulate Stacy 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: Stacy and IWLA President, Jason Noble

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