MCSS Award Recipients

2019 MCSS Awards of Excellence
Presented May 9, 2019

William Spratt Award for Teaching Excellence
Secondary Social Studies
Heather Willinger / Scituate High School

William Spratt Award for Teaching Excellence
Middle School Social Studies
Jaimee Martin/ West Bridgewater Middle/Senior High

Barbara Capron Award for Excellence
Elementary Teaching
Carolyne DiClementi

Don Salvucci Award
Excellence in Promoting Civic Education
Kaitlin Moran / Brighton High School

John Reilly Award for Excellence
Teaching Geography
Janice Fairchild / Hanscom Middle School – Hanscom AFB Lincoln Public Schools

Richard Aieta Award
Promising New Teacher
Alex Hoyt / Quinn Middle School Hudson

Richard Aieta Award
Promising New Teacher
Beatriz Motto / Rindge Avenue Upper School – Cambridge Public Schools

Charles Mitsakos Award
Outstanding Supervisor Award
Virginia Turner/ Barnstable Public Schools

Janna Bremer
Friend of Social Studies Award
Senator Harriet Chandler

2018 MCSS Awards Recipients

Janna Bremer Friend of Social Studies Award
Kathleen Barker, Massachusetts Historical Society

William Spratt Award for Excellence in Teaching Secondary Social Studies
Natalia Cuadra-Saez, Snowden International School, Boston

William Spratt Award for Excellence in Teaching Middle School Social Studies
Barbara Fine, Walsh Middle School, Framingham

Barbara Capron Award for Excellence in Teaching Elementary Social Studies
Karen Engels, Graham & Parks School

Don Salvucci Award for Excellence in Promoting Civics
Michael Neagle, Pyne Arts Middle School, Lowell

John Reilly Award for Excellence in Teaching Geography
Celeste Reynolds, Mashpee High School

Ricard Aieta Award for Promising New Teacher
Farah DiPasquale Buckingham Browne and Nichols School, Cambridge

Charles Mitsakos Supervisor Award
Gorman Lee, Braintree High School

2015 MCSS Awards Recipients

Award Winners poster 2015


2014 MCSS Awards Recipients

List coming soon!

2013 MCSS Award Recipients

  • William Spratt Award for Excellence in Teaching Secondary
    June Murray, Hudson HS
    Nominated by Todd Wallingford
  • William Spratt Award for Excellence in Teaching Middle School
    Eric Mendoza, Saint Columbkille Partnership School
    Nominated by William Gartside
  • Barbara Capron Award for Excellence in Teaching Elementary School
    Natacha Scott, Josiah Quincy Elementary School
    Nominated by Meghan Hendrickson
  • John Riley Award for Excellence in Teaching Geography
    Rachel Killian, Dr. Robert G. O’Donnell Middle School
    Nominated by John Gunning
  • George G. Watson, Jr. Award for Excellence in Teaching Economics
    Richard Donnelly, Bedford H.S.
    Nominated by George Guild
  • Charles Mitsakos Outstanding Supervisor Award
    Edward Belbin, Westborough H.S.
    Nominated by Casey Cullen
  • Richard Aieta Award for Promising New Teacher
    Christina Baron, Mansfield Public School
    Nominated by Bill Hocking
  • Don Salvucci Award for Excellence in Promoting Civic Education
    Brett Duncan, Ashburnham-Westminster School District
    Nominated by Carrie Monty

You may also wish to download the PDF Awards Packet.

2012 MCSS Award Recipients

  • William Spratt Award for Excellence in Teaching Secondary Social Studies
    June Murray, Hudson High School, Hudson, MA
  • William Spratt Award for Excellence in Teaching Middle School Social Studies
    Eric Mendoza, Saint Columbkille Partnership School,Brighton, MA
  • Barbara Capron Award for Excellence in Elementary Teaching
    No nomination
  • John Riley Award for Excellence in Teaching Geography
    Rachel Killian, Dr. Robert G. O’Donnell Middle School, Stoughton, MA
  • George G. Watson, Jr. Award for Excellence in Teaching Economics
    Richard Donnelly, Bedford High School, Bedford, MA
  • Charles Mitsakos Outstanding Supervisor Award
    Edward Belbin, Westborough High School, Westborough, MA
  • Richard Aieta Award for Promising New Teacher
    Christina Baron, Mansfield Public School, Mansfield, MA
  • Don Salvucci Award for Excellence in Promoting Civic Education
    Brett Duncan, Ashburnham-Westminster School District, Ashburnham, MA
2011 MCSS Award Recipients

2011 MCSS Award Recipients, with President Bob Kostka (3rd from left)