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Fortis College Instructor Receives Master Teacher Award

MASTER TEACHER AWARD CONFERRED ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTRUCTOR BILL AMES BY OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CAREER COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS. Tuesday, November 22, 2011 3:56 PM

November 18, 2010 -- CENTERVILLE, Ohio –

Bill Ames, Criminal Justice instructor at Fortis College in Centerville, Ohio, was selected by the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools as recipient of its Master Teacher Award. The honor was conferred on Ames during the Association’s Annual Teacher/Placement Workshop on Nov. 5.

The Master Teacher Award is bestowed on the industry’s most outstanding instructors across Ohio. Ames was nominated for the award by his supervisor, peers and students, who praised him for his classroom leadership and ability to engage students. Dr. Richard Rucker, Fortis College President adds, “Bill has shown tremendous enthusiasm in making sure that his students have access to a full range of experiences associated with the Criminal Justice field. His drive and “out-of-the-box” thinking makes our program very unique and exciting.” 
“We are incredibly fortunate to have Bill on our faculty,” said Maryse Levy, Vice President of Education and Career Services as Education Affiliates, which operates the 27-campus network of Fortis Colleges and Institutes. “His enthusiasm for the field and our students is unmatched, and his tireless dedication is evident each and every term.”

As part of the collaborative Fortis network of colleges and institutes, the Centerville campus provides graduates with the tools necessary to establish professional goals and achieve success in existing and emerging professions. Fortis College students select from enhanced course offerings backed by the resources of a strong educational network that is committed to quality education and dedicated to placing students on desired career paths.