Dr. Brian Kaelin, Ed.D. received the President’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership during Northwest Christian University’s 117th Commencement on Sat., May 7, 2016, in the Morse Event Center on campus.
“The President’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership honors the faculty member who is not only an excellent teacher but also a teacher who models the kind of leadership we strive every day to instill in our students,” said NCU’s President Dr. Joseph D. Womack, Ed.D. “Dr. Kaelin is an outstanding faculty member. The NCU values of Wisdom Faith Service are at the core of every interaction he has with the students he teaches.”
Dr. Kaelin teaches students in NCU’s undergraduate Teacher Education program as well graduates students in the Master of Arts in Teaching program. He is the 2009-’10 Recipient of the Associated Students of Northwest Christian University Faculty of the Year Award.
Before joining the faculty, he spent 17 years in secondary education teaching language arts. He has considerable experience integrating emerging technologies across the content area in K-12 educational environments.
Dr. Kaelin’s areas of current research include interdisciplinary project-based learning environments and pre-service teacher identity development.