WPCNR SCHOOL DAYS. From the White Plains City School District. September 16, 2016:
White Plains High School Social Studies teacher Jonathan Joseph is a recipient of the 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award.
It wil be presented to Mr. Joseph, alongwith other honorees, at the Council for Economic Education’s 2016 Visionary Awards Dinner on October 26th at The Plaza Hotel in New York. In a letter announcing the award, Mr. Joseph was described as–
“an extraordinarily dedicated educator who is committed to helping his students gain an understanding of economics and personal finance.” The awards committee was “particularly impressed with his engagement of students of all levels by differentiating lessons and projects.”
As a Teaching Champion recipient, Mr. Joseph will receie $5,000 cash and a scholarship to attend the Council’s 55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference in Phoenix in October.
White Plains High School will receive $2,500 to support economic and financial education.
A 1996 graudate of White Plains High School, Mr. Joseph returned to teach at his alma mater in 2002.