Three Northeast Wisconsin Technical College instructors have been chosen for the 2014 BayCare Clinic Faculty of the Year Award.
Nursing instructor Rhonda McClain, Medical Assistant instructor Karla Sampselle, and Medical Assistant and Medical Laboratory Technician instructor Debbie Heinritz were selected by the BayCare Clinic Foundation’s board based on their commitment to student success, instructional innovation, individual achievement and teamwork, and dedication to the health profession.
(From left to right: Kay Tupula, NWTC Dean of Nursing, Joseph Hodgson, MD, President, BayCare Clinic Foundation, Ann Seidl, BayCare Director of Marketing, NWTC Nursing instructor Rhonda McClain, Medical Assistant instructor Karla Sampselle, and Medical Assistant and Medical Laboratory Technician instructor Debbie Heinritz)
The BayCare Clinic Faculty of the Year Award seeks to advance professional development opportunities for outstanding nursing and allied health professionals. Each of the recipients will be given up to $2,000 to attend a national health conference specific to their profession.
The faculty awards are part of a larger BayCare Clinic Foundation pledge to contribute $50,000 to the NWTC Educational Foundation over five years. In addition to the Faculty of the Year awards, funds will be used to support additional NWTC nursing and allied health professional development projects.
About the BayCare Clinic Foundation: Established in 2000, the BayCare Clinic Foundation was created to promote the health and well-being of Northeast Wisconsin residents, with an emphasis on supporting the educational efforts within the healthcare sector. With that, the BayCare Clinic Foundation is committed to promoting professional development of NWTC faculty through monies for continuing education in their healthcare specialty.
About BayCare Clinic: BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is comprised of over 100 specialty physicians with expertise in more than 20 specialties. BayCare Clinic physicians have served patients in Green Bay and the surrounding region for over 30 years.
About the NWTC Educational Foundation: Established in 1970, the NWTC Educational Foundation is a public, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide financial support to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College students and the College through scholarships and other financial needs. By doing so the Foundation promotes the value of technical college education within the community and supports the College’s vision and mission. www.nwtc.edu/foundation