The Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American Private Education (PA CAPE) recently honored Pennsylvania’s brightest teachers, administrators, and schools in the private sector. The 2018 PA-CAPE Private School Teacher, Administrator, and School Awards included two winners from Catholic schools.
Joseph Rosi, St. Thomas More School, received the award for Administrator in Primary Grades 1-8.
Rosi’s nomination reads in-part:
“Joe Rosi is the epitome of an administrator who leads by example. His kindness and empathy toward students has engendered a relationship of trust and mutual respect. Additionally, Joe has created a collaborative environment where teachers are encouraged to be empowered to think outside of the box.”
Paul Larrea, Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School, received the award for Middle School Educator in Grades 5-8.
Larrea’s nomination reads in-part:
“Paul Larrea embodies all of the essential characteristics of an effective educator and positive role model. He teaches with integrity, fairness, compassion and resiliency. His passion for education is unmistakable.”
PA-CAPE established the yearly awards ceremony to elevate the status of private education in the eyes of the communities they serve as well as the Pennsylvania legislature.