The Association of BC Deans of Education (ABCDE) has named Professor Linda Farr Darling the winner of its 2013 Teacher Educator award. Dr. Farr Darling is the Eleanor Rix Professor of Rural Education in UBC’s Faculty of Education and works with the West Kootenay Teacher Education Program in partnership with Selkirk College, Castlegar, and school districts in the West Kootenays.
She has provided exceptional mentoring of pre-service teachers whose aim is to teach in rural schools. She was also instrumental in bringing several new changes to UBC’s teacher education programs. Dr. Farr Darling has many publications and, since the mid-1990s, has initiated joint research projects involving university, college, community, rural educators, and school district personnel.
Story via UBC Public Affairs.