Fond du Lac High School social studies teacher Jason Walter – a member of WEAC Region 5 – and Neenah High School teacher Bruce Moriarty – a member of WEAC Region 3 – have been named 2018 Adjuncts of the Year by the Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
CAPP is a nationally accredited, concurrent enrollment program. Through CAPP, UW Oshkosh courses are taught by university approved adjunct-teachers in high schools around the state, thus providing students access to college credits, at a reduced cost in their own schools. CAPP is the oldest and largest program in Wisconsin offering courses from Art to Sciences, English, Communication Studies, World Languages, Business, Education, Mathematics, among many others. CAPP provides professional development opportunities for adjunct-instructors as well as pathways toward completion of the necessary requirements to become a CAPP adjunct.
In all, six educators were named CAPP Adjuncts of the Year. They are:
- Jacqueline Hendrickson, Art – Algoma High School
- Bruce Moriarty, Mathematics – Neenah High School
- Sharon Oestreich, Spanish – Menasha High School
- Janet Rowe, Spanish – Hortonville High School
- Jason Walter, Criminal Justice – Fond du Lac High School
- Edward Wyrembeck, Physics – Howards Grove High School
The winners were all nominated by their UW Oshkosh Faculty-Liaisons based on excellence in:
- Academic-content area expertise
- Professional interactions with faculty-liaisons and CAPP students
- Willingness to give of their time freely to impact CAPP students
- Alignment of high school curriculum with UW Oshkosh curriculum
- Pedagogical expertise in delivering college level material