Congratulations to Mona Attwa for being selected as one of this year's winners of the Best Should Teach Gold Award for for excellence in teaching and for outstanding contributions to improving higher education at the University of Colorado Boulder. The Best Should Teach initiative was established in 1996 and is managed by the Graduate Teacher Program in coordination with the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School at the University of Colorado at Boulder. This year’s award committee commended Attwa for her dedication to teaching and mentoring in ALC, and her active participation in the larger teaching and learning community at CU.  One student said, “Mona encourages us to follow our dreams and gives us every tool she can in aiding our success. Arabic is a tough language but she makes learning it easy and fun.” Another remarked that “Mona’s attitude, positivity, energy, and passion every day without exception exemplify the Best Should Teach motto.”

The award ceremony was held on Thursday, September 12th from 6-7:30pm in the UMC ballroom. Congratulations also to our lead TAs, Alana Brack and Wenfei Wang for recieving the Best Should Teach Silver Award!