Eight faculty and staff from Weatherford College have been recognized by The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for teaching and leadership excellence and were honored at WC commencement May 11.
Those recognized included Dr. Marcelo Willcham, Spanish instructor; Kathy Bassham, executive dean of student services; Dr. Arleen Atkins, dean of institutional effectiveness; Dr. Lisa Welch, instructor of biology; Matt Joiner, WC Wise County associate dean for instruction; Christy Walker, vocational nursing instructor; Christie Dayley, government instructor; and Janetta Kruse, director of Workforce and Continuing Education.
NISOD is the outreach vehicle and service arm to the Community College Leadership Program at The University of Texas at Austin and is dedicated to the professional development of faculty, administrators and staff and to the continued improvement of teaching and learning. NISOD hosted its first Excellence Awards ceremony more than 25 years ago. Honorees are recommended by their home institutions and selected for engaging and inspirational teaching and leadership methods.