College of Education Honors Seven at Annual Recognition Dinner

October 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Alumni, Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

  • Dr. John D. Schneider Jr.

    Dr. John D. Schneider Jr. is congratulated by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, upon receiving the Teacher of the Year Award.

  • Mark R. Laurrie, Educational Leader of the Year

    Mark R. Laurrie, Educational Leader of the Year

  • Dr. Leslie Born, Counselor of the Year

    Dr. Leslie Born, Counselor of the Year

  • Monica Romeo, Counselor of the Year

    Monica Romeo, Counselor of the Year

  • Jessica Folino, Teacher of the Year

    Jessica Folino, Teacher of the Year

  • John P. Gleason, ’73, Dean's Award

    John P. Gleason, ’73, Dean's Award

Niagara University’s College of Education hosted its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the Castellani Art Museum. The event honored the contributions of educational leaders, counselors, teachers and community members from Western New York and Ontario.

This year’s award recipients were:

Dean’s Award

John P. Gleason, ’73

  • President/Principal of E.D.A./Gleason
  • Chief Gift Planning Officer, Empire State Division of the Salvation Army

Educational Leaders of the Year

Mark R. Laurrie

  • Deputy Superintendent, Niagara Falls City School District

Sr. Joan Cronin

  • Former Executive Director, Institute for Catholic Education

Counselors of the Year

Monica Romeo, LMHC

  • Director of Counseling Services, Niagara University

Dr. Leslie Born

  • Mental Health Counselor, Hamilton Family Health Team

Teachers of the Year

Dr. John D. Schneider Jr.

  • Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

Jessica Folino

  • West Lane Secondary School, District School Board of Niagara

To learn more about Niagara University’s College of Education, please visit www.niagara.edu/education.