GAA instructor Connole honored with teaching award
Dec 10, 2012
Pictured: ECA CEO Tom Moore(left) with the ECA Excellence in Teaching Award winners that were in attendance
In a presentation on December 7 in Birmingham, Ala., Education Corporation of America (ECA) named Kevin Connole, PGA as the Golf Academy of America San Diego winner of the ECA Excellence in Teaching Award.
Mr. Connole is a golf instructor at Golf Academy of America in San Diego, Cal. His career accomplishments include working as Tournament Director at Whirlwind Golf Club, a Troon Golf property that hosted five Nationwide Tour events.
The ECA Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes and rewards instructors who have demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching. The award is open to any nominated Program Director or full-time, part-time or adjunct instructor from ECA-affiliated schools including Virginia College, Virginia College Online Programs, Golf Academy of America, New England College of Business and Finance (NECB) and Ecotech Institute.
President/CEO Tom Moore and Chief Academic Officer Sara Lawhorne presented Tonya Dumas, an instructor at Virginia College in Huntsville, with the system-wide award, the highest honor that ECA can bestow upon an instructor.
Other campus-level award winners for 2012 are:
Golf Academy of America in Orlando
Golf Academy of America in Phoenix
New England College of Business and Finance
Virginia College in Augusta
Virginia College in Austin
Virginia College in Baton Rouge
Virginia College in Birmingham
Virginia College in Columbia
Virginia College in Columbus
Virginia College in Greenville
Virginia College in Jackson
Virginia College in Jacksonville
Virginia College in Macon
Virginia College in Mobile
Virginia College in Pensacola
Virginia College in Richmond
Virginia College in Savannah
Virginia College in Spartanburg