Cindi Hodgdon is the 2017 NH World Language Teacher of the Year. (Seen in the picture with her family at the Edies’ ceremony.) She received the NH Department of Education Edies’ Award for her excellence as a German teacher at ConVan High School where she expanded and invigorated the German program. Cindi is known for her networking extensively on behalf of her students. She is technologically savvy and keeps her students engaged with learning through German music videos and Skyping with students in Europe.

Cindi manages the student exchange program with Salzburg, Austria. She has a STEM orientation and brings in German guest speakers from various universities. Her students benefit from her rigor of learning by consistently receiving awards in the National German Exam and the NH Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest. NHAWLT is proud to congratulate Cindi Hodgdon as the 2017 World Language Teacher of the Year.

Congratulations to Laura Ernst, our first German teacher to win the honor from the edies as the 2016 New Hampshire World Language Teacher of the Year!

The New Hampshire World Language Teacher of the Year, Becky Rush, speaks at this year's "Ed"ies awards ceremony in June.  Becky is a middle school Spanish teacher at Northwood School in Northwood, NH.

Edies 2014

Edies 2014

Becky admires her golden bell: the symbol of a job well done.

Congratulations to Becky from all of us at NHAWLT!

William Toby Frank, Spanish teacher at Pinkerton Academy, was honored at on Saturday, June 2nd at the 2012 "Ed"ies - the NH Excellence in Education Awards - at the Center of NH in Manchester. Toby was nominated by his colleagues at Pinkerton Academy, and is heralded especially for his work with technology within the World Language classroom. To those in attendance, it was also clear that he has an enthusiastic and engaging style. With his family and colleagues in attendance, Toby enjoyed startling the 300 plus attendees by accepting his award in Spanish! For the mono linguists in the room, he was kind enough to translate his speech into English, as well.

Edies 2012

Congratulations to Toby from all of us at NHAWLT!

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