Clark wins ACTE outstanding new CTE teacher award

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Clark wins ACTE outstanding new CTE teacher award

December 21, 2011

 Mindi Clark
Mindi Clark recently was named Outstanding New Career and Technical Education Teacher by the Association for Career and Technical Education.

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announces Mindi Clark, instructor of agriculture at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, as the winner of ACTE’s Outstanding New Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher award.

The national title recognizes a full-time classroom/laboratory teacher in a career and technical education (CTE) program who is new to the teaching profession with three to five years’ experience.

Clark currently helps Northwestern students prepare to become successful secondary agriculture teachers.

Prior to Northwestern, Clark served as an agriculture teacher at Fairview High School. In addition to her teaching role, she served as the FFA adviser. Clark educated her students through sound agricultural curriculum and encouraged her students to get involved with Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs and FFA opportunities for building leadership skills.

She is pursuing a doctor of philosophy degree in agricultural education from Oklahoma State University.

For more information about Northwestern’s agriculture program, contact Dr. Dean Scarbrough, associate professor of agriculture, at (580) 327-8487 or dascarbrough@nwosu.edu.

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