2019 Lorrie Ryan Memorial Excellence in Teaching Award

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Shane Cavanaugh, Ph.D. - Teacher Education & Professional Development

Shane Cavanaugh is an assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development. Dr. Cavanaugh exemplifies a passion for knowing her students and seeks to build community, respect, and rapport in her classes in order to establish a positive foundation for learning. An alumna summarized it this way, “She made me feel important, and I hope that I too am giving that gift as I teach.”