Region III Teacher of the Year

September 2010
Journal of Correctional Education;Sep2010, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p265
Academic Journal
The article profiles teacher Della Morris, who was acknowledged Regional II Teacher of the Year by the Correctional Education Association (CEA) in 2009 in Ohio. Morris had been a public and private school teacher for five years before she acquired a position at Indian River as a mathematics teacher. A Positive Rewards System was developed by Morris where levels can be learned by students based on their behavior and work habits.


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