Graduate student Jessica Martin awarded the 2015 Centennial Teaching Award
The annual Centennial Teaching Assistant (CTA) Award recognizes outstanding teaching assistants (TAs) for their tremendous service and dedication in providing excellent classroom instruction for Stanford students. Administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning (VPTL), the recipients of the award are selected from a wide range of individuals throughout the Schools of Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Engineering. VPTL provides orientation, training, and mentorship to teaching assistants in their capacity as instructors and now hosts the annual awards ceremony in June, where deans of the three participating schools present awardees with a $500 stipend and a certificate recognizing their accomplishment.
Jessica received this award for her work as a TA for BIO 44Y, Core Plant Biology & Eco Evo Laboratory, with Professor Tadashi Fukami and Instructor Erin Kurten.