Two Moraine Park Staff Earn State Honors

Moraine Park Technical College staff members Kimberly DeMaa (above) and Marla Pearce (below) were honored for their contributions to technical education during the Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education’s (WACTE) annual conference held in Oshkosh, Wis.

            DeMaa of Plymouth is a financial aid specialist for Moraine Park. She received the 2015 Professional Excellence – Outstanding Support Professional Award.

Pearce, a human resources instructor for the College, received the 2015 Professional Excellence – New Instructor Award. Pearce lives in Waupun.

            WACTE has more than 600 members throughout Wisconsin and is comprised of local affiliates representing the Wisconsin Technical College Districts, Department of Public Instruction, Business Education, Vocational Education Special Needs, Wisconsin Technical College System Board/UW-Madison Association, Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators, and Wisconsin Association for Leadership in Education and Work, and UW-Stout. The association unites those involved in career and technical education by providing professional development, encouraging leadership in the political arena and promoting innovative change to enhance lifelong learning.