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Kasprowicz Receives NDACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

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August 20, 2019                                                                                    

Kasprowicz Receives NDACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Audrey Kasprowicz, a recently retired career technical resource teacher at Grand Forks Central High School, has been selected by the North Dakota Association for Career and Technical Education (NDACTE) as a 2019 NDACTE Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

This award recognizes Career and Technical Education (CTE) professionals for their leadership on behalf of the Association of Career and Technical Educators (ACTE), their innovations in CTE, and their contributions to the field over an extended period of time.

Kasprowicz was a career technical resource teacher at Grand Forks Central since 2001. Kasprowicz had also served as a Family and Consumer Science (FACS) instructor for over 10 years.

“The lifetime achievement award is a worthy recognition to the years of professional and student-focused service Audrey provided to Grand Forks Public Schools,” said Eric Ripley, Executive Director of Career and Technical Education. “Her educational career left an immeasurable positive mark on the lives on her students.”

“Ms. Kasprowicz have opened her doors to numerous administrators and teachers seeking information on how best to implement their own programs, generously sharing her experience and knowledge in helping at-risk students to succeed,” added Deb Huber, State Supervisor of Special Populations with the North Dakota Department of CTE.

Kasprowicz will now advance to the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region V competition for consideration for the ACTE Region V Teacher of the Year. The conference will be held in Colorado Lake Tahoe, Nev., in April 2020.

The award was presented at the 49th Annual North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference, held August 5-7 in Bismarck.

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