Windsor teacher earns high honour

Photo of Walkerville Collegiate Institute April 24, 2014. (Photo by Maureen Revait).

A Windsor teacher has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in STEM.

Alice Aspinall is a grade nine to 12 math teacher at Walkerville Collegiate Institute. She was honoured for making math accessible to her students by using innovative strategies to help them develop a better understanding of mathematics.

She earned a Certificate of Achievement.

According to the Ontario College of Teachers, Aspinall is a graduate of the University of Windsor, where she earned a Bachelor of Mathematics and a Bachelor of Education degree.

The Prime Minister’s Awards are offered at the national and regional levels. Each recipient receives a letter of congratulations and a certificate signed by the Prime Minister.

Awards for Teaching Excellence in STEM recognize inspirational Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics teachers at the elementary or secondary school level.