Nineteen instructors from ECA schools honored with teaching awards

Dec 10, 2012

Pictured: ECA CEO Tom Moore, ECA Excellence in Teaching Award winner Tonya Dumas and ECA Sr. VP of Academic Operations Dr. Sara Lawhorne

In a presentation on December 7, Education Corporation of America (ECA) President/CEO Tom Moore and Chief Academic Officer Sara Lawhorne presented Tonya Dumas with the system-wide ECA Excellence in Teaching Award, the highest honor that ECA can bestow upon an instructor.

Ms. Dumas is an instructor at Virginia College in Huntsville.

The Award annually recognizes and rewards instructors who have demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching. Winners of the award at the campus level for 2012 are:

Virginia College in Augusta
Pamela Reynolds

Virginia College in Austin
Richard Brown

Virginia College in Baton Rouge
Gail Williams

Virginia College in Birmingham
Brenda McCullar

Virginia College in Columbia
Lisa Littlejohn

Virginia College in Columbus
Cynthia Rollins

Virginia College in Greenville
Angela Heck

Virginia College in Jackson
Margaret Jones

Virginia College in Jacksonville
Cindy Himmelhaver

Virginia College in Macon
Nichole McLin

Virginia College in Mobile
Tiffany Moore

Virginia College in Pensacola
Jo Finn

Virginia College in Richmond
Patricia McGuire-Thorpe

Virginia College in Savannah
Krystal Goodwin

Virginia College in Spartanburg
Michele Bennett

Ecotech Institute
Sarah Carr

Golf Academy of America in Orlando
J.D. Thoms

Golf Academy of America in Phoenix
R.J. Lancaster

Golf Academy of America in San Diego
Kevin Connole

New England College of Business and Finance
Richard Rowe

Pictured: ECA CEO Tom Moore(left), ECA Excellence in Teaching Award winner Tonya Dumas(center-left) along with the other nominees in attendance

The ECA Excellence in Teaching Award is open to any Program Director or full-time, part-time or adjunct instructor from Virginia College, Virginia College Online Programs, Golf Academy of America, Ecotech Institute or NECB. Any campus employee may make a nomination.