Brandon trainer awarded CAP Award for Excellence in Educating Excessive College/CEGEP Physics


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Christopher Sarkonak, a Math & Physics Instructor from Crocus Plains
Regional Secondary College, has been awarded the 2022 CAP Award for Excellence in Educating Excessive College/CEGEP Physics (Prairies & NWT) from the Canadian Affiliation of Physicists Basis (CAPF)!

The CAP Award for Excellence in Educating Excessive College/CEGEP Physics was launched in 2010 and is meant to acknowledge excellence in instructing physics in Canadian excessive faculties or CEGEPs, and to encourage and promote physics at the highschool stage. The award is sponsored by the Canadian Affiliation of Physics, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, TRIUMF, and the Institute of Particle Physics.

This award is offered to Mr. Sarkonak:

“In recognition of his ardour and dedication in instructing physics, notably his ungrading insurance policies, inclusive classroom, and dedication to sharing methods to help different physics lecturers. Christopher’s student-centered, equity-based approaches within the classroom have led naturally into his assist and celebration of girls by means of an annual STEM for Ladies occasion. Notably, he has additionally twice obtained the Ceremonial Star Blanket.”

Click on right here to learn the total information launch from CAPF!

Mr. Sarkonak has been instructing at Crocus Plains Regional Secondary College since 2011. His academic background features a Bachelor of Schooling and Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Brandon College, majoring in Laptop Science and minoring in Physics and Math, in addition to a Grasp of Arithmetic for Lecturers from College of Waterloo.

“I’m very lucky to have the ability to train a topic that I really like and figuring out that it’s impacted my college students and colleagues throughout Canada to the purpose of nominating me for this award is extremely humbling! It’s a large honour to be acknowledged by the Canadian Affiliation of Physicists (CAP) for the work that I’ve executed in physics instructing these previous couple of years. I’ve made it my targets to make physics training accessible to everybody, to create sturdy connections with members of Canada’s physics neighborhood, and to encourage extra college students to pursue physics.”  Christopher Sarkonak


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