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NORTHERN ILLINOIS OUTSTANDING GERMAN EDUCATOR AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Each spring the Northern Illinois Chapter of the AATG honors a member as Outstanding German Educator. The awardee is someone who has served the chapter and the profession with excellence for several years. At this time the Testing & Awards Committee invites nominations for this award.

Letters of nomination should identify the nominee, their educational affiliation and years of service and should describe in two or three paragraphs the nominee’s service and outstanding accomplishments. In addition, we ask that nominations include information about the colleague making the nomination and how they have witnessed the nominee’s service. Please also include contact information for the nominee.

Letters of nomination must be received by February 20, 2019. Please submit your letter to noilaatgawards@gmail.com 


Alles Gute,
Kathy Betterman and Christine Summers

NOIL AATG Testing & Awards Co-Chairs.

 AATG Outstanding German Educator Award

Awarded by the AATG for excellence in teaching, as evidenced by the individual's ability to stimulate and challenge students intellectually and as evidenced by by the ability to influence the broader professional community. Three awards are given yearly at the Annual Meeting: one to an elementary, middle school or junior high school instructor; one to a high school instructor; one to a post-secondary instructor.

 

 

2002 Sander Gilman University of Illinois at Chicago

2002 Alexandra Pradella-Ott LaSalle Language Academy

2000 John Stark Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

1999 Monica Polley Wilmette Junior High School

1993 Ilse-Sybille Sonnenberg University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

1992 Dennis Gilliam Glenbrook Academy

1991 Barbara Mayer St. Viator High School

AATG/Goethe Institute Certificate of Merit

The Goethe-Institut New York and the American Association of Teachers of German bestow the Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievements in furthering the teaching of German at all levels in the United States of America.

2015  John Long, University of Illinois at Chicago, Retired, Faculty

2013 Katharina Barbe Northern Illinois University

2009 Ingrid Zeller Northwestern University

2008 John Paluch Northwestern University

2007 Karl Otto Jr. 

2004 Lois Sabino Waubonsie Valley High School

2001 Margaret Plank Stevenson High School

1998 Franziska Lys Northwestern University

1996 Wallace Lagerwey Elmhurst College

1995 Lester Caltvedt Elmhurst College

1994 Lucretia Jo Hall Lyons Township High School

1993 Kathleen Betterman Naperville Central High School

1992 Helmut Ziefle Wheaton College

1991 James Rendel Westmont High School

1990 John Stark Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

1989 Emmerich Koller Glenbrook Academy

1988 Reinhard Taylor Hoffman Estates High School

1986 Dennis Gilliam Glenbrook Academy

1978 John Doeringer Steuben Society

ICTFL Paul T. Griffith 

Foreign Language Teacher of the Year

2018 Anna Hog, Oswego East High School, Nomination Award


ICTFL Lieutenant Governor's Award for 

Contributions to the Profession

2003 Gunde Iwersen-Burritt A.A. Stagg High School

2001 John Katzenmayer Thomas Middle School

2000 Susan Ferguson Naperville North High School

2000 Margaret Plank Stevensen High School

1999 Karl-Heinz Gabbey Buffalo Grove High School

1998 Kathleen L. Betterman Naperville Central High School

1997 John Stark Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

1996 Franziska Lys Northwestern University

1996 Alexandra Pradella-Ott LaSalle Language Academy

1995 John H. Doeringer Steuben Society

1994 James G. Schmitt Rockford College

1994 Anne Marie Fuhrig State of Illinois

1993 Morris Vos Western Illinois University

1989 Helmut Liedloff Southern Illinois University

Information about nominations for awards: http://www.aatg.org/ (Listed under Forms)

 
 
 
NOILAATG Outstanding German Educator
Award of Excellence
2019 Karen Calvert, Neuqua Valley High School
2018 Bärbel Thoens-Masghati, College of DuPage
2017 Anna Hog, Oswego East H.S
2016 Katharina Barbe Northern Illinois University
2015 Ingrid Zeller, Northwestern University
2014 John Stark, Illinois Math and Science Academy, retired
2013 Ninja Nagel, Barrington High School
2012 Josef Neumayer, Niles West High School

 
DUDEN AWARD
Presented each year to a teacher in recognition of outstanding effort and achievement in German instruction.presented each year to a teacher in recognition of outstanding effort and achievement in German instruction.
 
2015 no longer given

2014 Changed to: Klett-Langenscheidt Award 
2013 Agnieszka Michalak Illinois Math and Science Academy
2012 Marianne Zemil University of Chicago Lab Schools
 

 

Klett-Langenscheidt AWARD
Presented each year to a teacher in recognition of outstanding effort and achievement in German instruction.Presented each year to a teacher in recognition of outstanding effort and achievement in German instruction.
2019 Sabine Woerner, DANK Chicago Northern Suburbs
2018 Alex Kerth, Vernon Hills H.S.
2017 Jonathan Justice, Naperville North H.S.
2016 Johanna Jurgens, Hinsdale Central
2015 Angela Jostlein, German School Naperville
2014 Sarah Moreno, Downers Grove South High School
2014 Verena Stabinsky, New Trier Township High School




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