November 1, 2004 -
Rosanna Battigelli, a Junior Kindergarten teacher at St. James Catholic School in Lively is the recipient of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA), Best Practice Award (Elementary-Junior Division) for 2004.|
Mrs. Battigelli received the award for her article, “Reflecting
on Practice" which deals with the early literacy strategy she developed and has successfully implemented in her class since the early 1990s. Mrs. Battigelli has shared this unique program with teachers across the province at various conferences, and at professional activity days. She is also a past recipient of the OECTA Best Practice Award 2002 for her article on "The Circle of Love," a daily activity developed to promote communication and social skills.