Midwest School Social Work Council Recognizes 11 of our Best in 2015
On October 1, the Midwest School Social Work Council comprised of the leadership of 11 Midwest states, recognized the 2015 State School Social Workers of the Year at their 48th Annual Conference. Congratulations to everyone for your outstanding work! Bottom: Cheri Wickham (Kansas), Jessica Buchheister (Michigan), Ambre Bernards (Iowa), Heidi Grove (Illinois) Top Standing: Hertha Lange (Minnesota), Kimberly Harrelson (Missouri), Tina Johnson Midwest SSW Council President (Kentucky), Megan Thomas (Indiana), Rachel Meffe (Ohio), Nora J.Treat (Nebraska) Top Right: Bethany Dewsnap (Kentucky). Top Left: Janelle Peotter (WisconsinI) See Powerpoint of all awardees.
Midwest School Social Workers of the Year: 2014
Pictured: Pamela Keller (KS), Cheryl Flugaur-Leavitt (MN), Elizabeth Andrzejewski (MI), Stacey Colgan (IL), Linda Hendren (KY), Tina Johnson (Midwest Career Achievement Awardee and Midwest Council President, Karen Lauper (IN), Brenda Rinkes (OH), Cherise Grandison (MO), Taira Masek (NE)
2014 Midwest School Social Work Council Career Achievement Awardee: Tina Johnson (KY)
Special congratulations to Tina Johnson from Kentucky who was awarded Midwest's Career Achievement Award.
Tina has spent 22 years serving her profession, families and the students of Jefferson County Public Schools. She has served the Kentucky Association for School Social Work since 1993 in various positions and has served two terms as KASSW President. She has also served on the Midwest School Social Work Council since 1998 and is currently serving her 2nd term as Council President. Read more.
Midwest School Social Work Council Spring, 2015
The Midwest School Social Work Council is a coalition of eleven Midwestern state associations (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin) for school social workers. The Council consists of the eleven state presidents, their respective state consultants (if one exists), and a state school social work practitioner. Check out Midwest Council's website for more information.