EvCC instructor wins award

Josh Searle

Josh Searle

Everett Community College English instructor Josh Searle is a recipient of the 2017 Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award. He was recognized for his “extensive contribution to both teaching excellence and leadership” for creating interdisciplinary learning, English assessment and research.

Searle is a founding faculty member of EvCC’s Ocean College Research Academy (ORCA) program and has taught at EvCC since 2002. In addition to English, he teaches humanities and political science. He also leads the college’s assessment committee.

“Josh epitomizes powerful teaching and learning,” said ORCA executive director Ardi Kveven. “Students leave his courses empowered to ask critical questions and reflect on their own understanding.”

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