Faculty & Staff
Faculty & Staff News
Palmetto Bay Honors Westminster Teacher During Women's History Month
Congratulations to Claudia Pastrana, our elementary PLTW Launch and enrichment teacher, for being featured by the Village of Palmetto Bay during Women’s History Month. Pastrana has taught in Palmetto Bay for the last 13 years and has made great strides in science education and robotics.
South Florida Family Continues Their Legacy in Education at Westminster Christian School
For nearly 30 years, Dawn Palmer has been an educator. She’s worked at elementary schools in both Miami-Dade and Broward County, she’s taught at the collegiate level and is currently an English teacher at Westminster Christian School. While 30 years on the job can make for a lengthy resume, she’s not the only one in her family with a lot to say about education. For Palmer, teaching is a family trade.
Westminster Teacher Shares Personal Experience with Holocaust Survivor with Students
As an undergraduate at the University of Miami, Westminster high school English teacher Hannah North '09 had the privilege to be part of a program where she met once a week for a year with a Holocaust survivor. The overarching goal of the program was to document their stories and to help preserve their experiences for future generations.
Westminster Orchestra Director Selected as Conference Speaker
Westminster Orchestra Director Adrian Gordon has been invited by the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) to lead a session entitled, “Repertoire Reading Sessions: K-12 Orchestra Repertoire Under-Represented Composers Clinicians” during its annual conference in March. Gordon is one of only two directors in the country who have been asked to speak on this subject.
Congratulations to the WCS employees who are celebrating years of service anniversaries at the close of the 2017-2018 school year. Thank you for your commitment and service to the Westminster community. They are: