Educator of the Year
Recognizes an outstanding teacher whose dedication and classroom contributions have greatly benefited the institution and the students it serves. Nominees for the award must demonstrate exceptional instructional ability, institutional leadership, active professional interests, and proven accomplishments.
2012 Winner - Catherine Romeo, Assistant Professor at CollegeAmerica Flagstaff
Catherine Romeo, Assistant Professor at CollegeAmerica Flagstaff, has been teaching full time in the medical program for nine years. Catherine holds a Bachelors of Arts in Fine Arts from Arizona State University, and a Masters of Organizational Management in Business from University of Phoenix. With two decades in healthcare administration, telemedicine development and healthcare education, Catherine has been routinely involved in community service with the March of Dimes and American Cancer Society, and regularly communicates with local, state and federal officeholders on issues concerning healthcare policy and health education issues. Catherine also co-authored the book, "A Model Community Telepsychiatry Program in Rural Arizona." E-Therapy. Ed. Robert C. Hsiung. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. in 2002.
Honorable Mentions 2012
Paul Danner - Rosedale Technical Institute, Pittsburgh, PA