Westgate Elementary librarian to be honored Saturday as state’s Teacher Librarian of the Year

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Teresa Wittmann
Teresa Wittmann

Teresa Wittmann of Westgate Elementary School in Edmonds was named the 2014 Outstanding Teacher Librarian by the Washington Library Media Association.

Wittmann will be recognized at the association’s annual conference in Yakima on Oct. 3. She will be presented with a plaque and a $500 check. The Washington Library Media Association supports statewide librarian programs through training, grants, scholarships and professional awards. Wittman was chosen for “Teacher Librarian of the year” because of her leadership in professional activities, service and collaboration with the librarian and school community.

Wittmann has been teacher and librarian for 27 years. She has been Westgate’s librarian for 10 years. She is a graduate of Whitman College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree, and the University of Washington, where she earned her teaching certificate. She also holds a master’s degree from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass.

 

3 COMMENTS

  1. Congratulations, Ms.Wittman! You deserve this recognition so much!
    I know from working with you these past ten years at Westgate how dedicated to helping the students and teachers you are.
    I hope your trip is fully paid for and that you have a wonderful time there.

    Celia Kerr

  2. Yahoo, Teresa! I didn’t know about this! Typical you, not letting us know that you have been honored! I know you are an awesome librarian! Those of us who are lucky enough to work with you at Westgate Elementary are very proud of you!

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