The Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence has named CLC’s Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance program the Exemplary College Program of the Year. The honor showcases post-secondary level transportation programs that serve as exemplary models of institutional support, instructional leadership, and program-wide excellence.
The announcement came July 13, when the Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence released its 2022 TCOE Award recipient list.
The TCOE Awards publicly and meaningfully recognize great people and organizations who have the most tremendous impact on our state’s high quality transportation-related education programs. We are proud to sponsor these awards to educators, advocates, supporters, and industry partners, for their outstanding contributions to the field of transportation education.
Hall of FameCommemorates lifetime contributions to transportation education in Minnesota.
Tom Brandt, Auto Body Collision Repair Instructor – Minnesota State College Southeast, Winona
Outstanding Educator of the YearCelebrates educational and instructional excellence in the field of transportation teaching and learning.
Olle Gladso, Automotive Service Technology Instructor – Riverland Community College, Albert Lea
Outstanding New Educator of the YearRecognizes early-career educators who demonstrate a deep commitment to, and potential for, excellence in the field of transportation teaching and learning.
John Clancy, Transportation Teacher – Moorhead High School Career AcademyTransportation Program Supporter of the Year Applauds the efforts of individuals and/or industry partners across Minnesota who have demonstrated exemplary support, through gifts of their time, talent, or resources, of transportation-related educational programs.
Bill Bartholomay, Territory Sales Manager – Wurth USA
Academic Professional of the YearRecognizes the efforts of an academic professional from Minnesota who has demonstrated exemplary job performance through their high quality work and steadfast support of transportation-related educational programs.
Andrea Thiner, Assistant Principle – Moorhead High School