CollegeAmerica teacher is tops
Flagstaff CollegeAmerica instructor Cathy Romeo has been named Educator of the Year by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU).
Romeo is CollegeAmerica’s Flagstaff campus’ longest-serving employee and began teaching courses in telecommunications, medical billing and coding and insurance at CollegeAmerica in 2002. After teaching nearly 200 courses, Romeo maintains a student satisfaction rating of more than 97 percent. She also serves as the campus’ retention specialist and works with students to help them find solutions to educational obstacles by guiding them through critical thinking paths.
Colleagues and students submitted letters of recommendations for Romeo. She will receive her award at the 2012 APSCU Annual Convention and Expo in Las Vega on June 22.
The APSCU is the largest organization representing the private, higher-education sector and has more than 1,800 members comprised of private colleges and universities.