Several Moraine Park staff members and instructors were recently honored for their contributions to technical education with statewide awards from the Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education (WACTE).
Earning awards were Katrina Dudzinski, Outstanding Support Professional; Anne Lemke, Outstanding Member-Community Involvement; and Emily Hayes, Outstanding New Instructor – all residents of Fond du Lac.
The College’s Moraine Park Association for Career and Technical Education (MPACTE) group was also honored with the Outstanding Local of the Year award. The mission of MPACTE is to provide leadership for the promotion and enhancement of high-quality career and technical education, at all levels, in a diverse and changing economic, social and technical environment.
In addition, Moraine Park’s Donna Freund of Fond du Lac received special recognition. She was honored with the prestigious President’s award for her outstanding contributions to career and technical education in Wisconsin.
WACTE has more than 600 members throughout Wisconsin and is comprised of local affiliates representing the Wisconsin Technical College Districts, Department of Public Instruction, Business Education, Vocational Education Special Needs, Wisconsin Technical College System Board/UW-Madison Association, Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators, and Wisconsin Association for Leadership in Education and Work, and UW-Stout. The association unites those involved in career and technical education by providing professional development, encouraging leadership in the political arena and promoting innovative change to enhance lifelong learning.