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January13,1989 III The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana I 3 Workshop for catechists . Focus will be on classroom discipline, child development By PAUL LEINGANG Mary Church, Sullivan. by classroom teachers in each sixth grade teacher from Holy Sister Jochum. "Each of these Message Editor Two basic areas will get some grade level. Rosary School, Evansville. teachers will discuss the attention, according to Sister Presenters include Estella The presenter leading the physical, mental, social, emo- Parish program catechists Jochum: "classroom discipline Bennett, first grade teacher break-out session for catechists tional and spiritual develoment will have an opportunity to in- and the development of the from Holy Family School, in the seventh and eighth grade of the child unique to that teract with classroom religion child on each age/grade level." Jasper; Maryceal Freihaut, se- will be Bonnis Ambrose, junior age/grade level," she said. teachers, at a workshop for The workshop will begin cond grade teacher from St. high teacher at Holy Rosary "These teachers will bring to catechists in the Vincennes and with a general session for all Bernard School, Rockport; School, Evansville. y o u t h e i r fir s t- h a n d Washington Deaneries Jan. 21, participants on assertive Sister Agnes Weinzapfel, Catechists for grades nine experiences." according to Sister Mary Emma discipline, by Phyllis Beshears, O.S.B., third grade teacher at through 12 will meet with Participants will also be Jochum, O.S.B., associate associate director of Catholic St. Mattew School, Mt. Vernon; Robert Spear, religion depart- asked to help evaluate the director of religious education, eduation. Diane Alvey, fourth grade ment head at Rivet High workshop, the first of its kind, in the diocesan office of teacher at St. Theresa School, School, Vincennes. for use in the fall for catechists Catholic education. Following the general ses- Evansville; Sister Anna Corrine The classroom teachers are of other deaneries. The Saturday morning ses- sion, catechists will be invited O'Connor, O.S.B., fifth grade "highly recommended by The workshop will be held sion on "Classroom Manage- to attend break-out sessions on teacher at St. Benedict School, Father Raymond Kuper and from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ment SkillS" will be held at St. child development, conducted Evansville; and Rita Farney, Phyllis Beshears," according to EST. Teacher Continued from page 1 the physical, mental and emo- tional development of students, and encouraging students to improve their abilities and talents." At the 1988 Teacher of the Year awards banquet, twenty- six teachers in the diocese received Certificates of Merit for their service as educators. They had all been nominated for the Teacher of the Year award. MOVING? if you're a subscriber who's moving, print your new address below (include your new parish, if applicable). Attach the label with your old address from your most recent issue of Ihe Message in the space provided and mail us this coupon. NAME ADDRESS CITY PARISH STATE ZIP (affix old label hare) The Message P.O. Box 4169 Evansville, IN 47711 Among the educators planning a workshop for catechists are, from left, Bonnie Ambrose, Holy Rosary School, Evansville; Sister Anna Corrine O'Connor, O.S.B., St. Benedict School, Evansville; and Sister Agnes Weinzapfel, O.S.B., St. Matthew School, Mt. Vernon. The three are among nine teachers who will share classroom religion experience at the catechists workshop at St. Mary Church, Sullivan, Jan. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, -- Message Photo by Paul Leingang Nomination form for Diocese of Evansville Teacher of the Year The Message and the Office of Catholic Education are co-sponsoring the second annual Diocese of Evansville Teacher of the Year award. The winner will receive an engraved plaque from The Message and the Office of Catholic Education. The winner will be announced May 17, 1989 at a banquet at Resurrec- tion Church, Evansville. Nominee Address. School Subjects, grades taught Anyone may nominate a teacher for the award. All infor- mation concerning nominees will be kept confidential, in- cluding the name of the person submitting the nomination. The teacher must currently be employed in the Diocese of Evansville and must have taught for a minimum of five years. The award will be based on the teacher's ability to teach students in the elementary or secondary level. The Teacher of the Year must be a role model as an outstanding human being; have a major influence in the lives of students; show concern with the faith development as well as the physical, mental and emotional development of students, and encourage students to improve their abilities and talents. The deadline for nominations is March 20. A committee of three educators will serve as judges. All nominating forms should be mailed to Teacher of the Year, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724.0169. Please comment on your nominee's performance in the following categories: 1. Why should this person be honored as Teacher of the Year?. 2. Describe this person's commitment as a teacher. 3. How has this teacher helped students become better people? 4. Do you know of any students whose special abilities were developed considerably because of this teacher's influence? 5. How is this person's method of teaching superior to others?. 6. How is this teacher a Christian role model for the students? Give an example. 7. Is the teacher active in the community and church apart from school-related activities? If so, give details of his or her involvement. 8. How well does the teacher relate with his professional colleagues? 9. How well does the teacher relate with parents of the students? Nominated by: Name. Address City, State Telephone Relation to teacher L ,