LEWISTON, Idaho – Shawn Bowman, music teacher with the Asotin-Anatone School District, is the recipient of the fall 2014 Outstanding Educator Award, an award began in the fall of 2014 by the Lewis-Clark State College Teacher Education Program. Bowman was recognized during a holiday concert at Asotin-Anatone School on Thursday night, December 18.
For 36 years, Bowman has taught Asotin-Anatone School District students of all ages, directing bands and choirs and sharing the joy of music with generations of young people.
The award was created to recognize individuals who have provided outstanding service through their dedication, creativity, initiative, service, inspiration, and contribution to the improvement of P-12 education. Nominations are not limited to teachers, but may include administrators, para-professionals, aides, secretaries, custodians, food service employees, playground monitors, etc. Nominations are welcome from P-12 students only. A committee of three practicing teachers and two members of the LC Teacher Education faculty choose the winner from submitted nominations.
For more information about the Outstanding Educator Award, please contact Heather Van Mullem, chair of the LCSC Division of Education & Kinesiology, at [email protected] or 208.792.2781.