PORTLAND, Ore. - Four exceptional high school teachers from Oregon City, Bend, Klamath Falls and Vancouver, Wash. are this year's recipients of the Outstanding High School Business Educator Award, presented by Oregon State University's College of Business and Portland Tribune and Community Newspapers.
Honorees will be recognized at the 2010 College of Business Alumni & Business Partner Awards dinner on Thursday, May 6, in Portland and will each receive a $500 cash prize.
The annual awards recognize high school educators whose efforts have improved student achievement, used innovative and exemplary instructional strategies and enhanced student learning of business concepts. Winners were selected based on their philosophy in teaching business concepts and how their efforts improved business education in innovative ways.
Nominations were submitted from throughout Oregon and southwest Washington and were made by students, fellow teachers and administrators.
"We believe that it is through a healthy, sustainable and growing economy that we provide for great communities, a great state and fund important public services," said Steve Clark, president of the Portland Tribune and Community Newspapers.
The following teachers received this year's Outstanding High School Business Educator Award:
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