History/Social Studies Education Alumna Valeski Receives Teaching Award

Posted on 9/2/2015 8:51:04 AM

Teddi ValeskiTeddi Valeski, IUP alumna, received a David Wolkowsky 2015 Teachers of Merit Award.

Valeski, who majored in history/social studies education, graduated in December 2013.

The David Wolkowsky Teacher of Merit Awards are given annually by Key West philanthropist and businessman David Wolkowsky to teachers who go the extra mile in their passion for teaching and dedication to students.

In October 2013, Valeski was a recipient of the Student Teacher of the Year award from the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies, and she participated in Teach for America after she graduated.

Department of History