L-R: Celeste Casale, Mayor Cr Jonathon Marsden, ACRC Community Service Director, Marg O'Neill, and Jessica Alger.
Four local teachers were recognised in Altona City Rotary's Annual Teacher Awards, presented by Hobson's Bay Mayor Cr Jonathon Marsden. The categories recognised were:
  • Encouragement awards for early-career stage teachers;
  • Achievement awards for more experienced teachers.
Celeste Casale (Notre Dame Campus) showed impressive progress in her pedagogy and support of student learning in her first year of teaching. Celeste's creativity, passion for her subjects, and enthusiasm for teaching engages and motivates her classes.
Jessica Alger (Emmanuel College) commenced teaching in 2019 and was recognised for her enthusiasm and commitment, often dedicating her lunchtimes doing additional work with students who are struggling or who need additional support.