THE BESSIE WALKER BROWNE
The Bessie Walker Browne Award recognizes and encourages a promising
SUNY Brockport elementary teacher candidate whose achievement in pre-certification
reading courses indicates excellent potential for teaching reading
in elementary grades. This award honors the
memory of Bessie Walker Browne, a dedicated teacher of children, a
Must be enrolled in a teacher certification program in the Department
of Education and Human Development.
Must have completed at Brockport the courses Emergent Language
and Literacy and Language, Literacy and the Learner or Supporting
Young Children's Language and Literacy Learning.
Must have demonstrated promise as an excellent classroom teacher
Must have earned an outstanding record in Literacy I and Literacy
Must be recommended for this award by two or more instructors of
Reading in the Department of Education and Human Development.