Normandale faculty members receive 2017-18 Board of Trustees Outstanding Educator Awards

By Steven Geller - Director of Media and Public Relations

Three Normandale faculty members were designated 2017-18 Board of Trustees Outstanding Educators by President Joyce Ester.

Political Science instructor Kurt Burch, English instructor Dan Darling, and Sociology instructor Brooke Thaden-Koch were all recognized for their outstanding teaching and exemplary service to students. 

The Board of Trustees award is bestowed upon Minnesota State faculty members to acknowledge and reward exceptional professional accomplishments and to encourage ongoing excellence in teaching. It recognizes the superior teaching at our colleges and universities and proclaims, on behalf of the entire system, the Board of Trustees' pride in the dedication and accomplishment of our faculty in providing instruction that prepares Minnesota's college and university students for professional, scholarly and civic lives.