Howell, MI: Anne Hasseld, Career & Technical Education (CTE) Teacher at Hartland High School, to receive state-wide honor as Michigan CTE Teacher of the Year.
On January 30th, Hasseld received the Michigan CTE Teacher of the Year award at the Michigan Association of Career & Technical Education (MI ACTE) conference, recognizing her passion and commitment to students.
Hasseld’s Career & Technical Education classes open the doors of opportunity to students in Livingston County. She has built and developed computer programming, web design, and cyber security programs during her career, and they’ve had an enormous impact on students and their success.
They’ve developed technical and academic skills, self-confidence, problem-solving, and creativity, developed industry relations, earned college credit, and explored a variety of careers. Hasseld has provided students numerous opportunities to compete in IT and business competitions and participate in after-school clubs and projects that have opened doors to her students' futures.
Michelle Radcliffe, Executive Director for Career Development at Livingston ESA, nominated Hasseld for the award. She said, “It was an honor to acknowledge all she does, and she deserves this recognition and award. Anne leads by example. She is engaging and passionate, and her students excel. Her positivity about teaching is infectious.
Hartland Consolidated Schools Superintendent, Chuck Hughes, said, “Anne Hasseld is a tenacious educator dedicated to ensuring that all students receive the best education possible. She is a leader who prides herself on building dynamic learning opportunities and being a role model for young women in the technology field.”
Kate Gregory, Hartland High School Principal, said, “Anne Hasseld is a fantastic teacher. She has a passion for learning and teaching. She embraces each day with a positive attitude and is very deserving of this award. Hartland staff and students are lucky to have Anne on our team.”
Livingston ESA administers Career & Technical Education programs throughout Livingston County that provide students with opportunities to explore over 40 career paths, develop job and leadership skills, gain hands-on work experience, and earn college credits.