Teacher awards: Christil Perez, seventh-grade language arts teacher at the Academy of the Holy Names, has been selected as the Stallings Memorial Grant recipient by the Florida Council of Teachers of English, given to an FCTE member who presents an innovative idea at the annual institute.
Academy of the Holy Names high school chemistry teacher Rebeca Zambrano was selected by the Notre Dame Alumni Association to attend the Excellence in Teaching Conference in late October at the University of Notre Dame. The conference will include workshops on effective learning and how to engage students in learning.
Open house: Erwin Technical Center will host its annual open house from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 2010 E Hillsborough Ave., Tampa. The open house will highlight the school's accredited career-focused programs, including automotive technology, computer repair and networking, culinary arts, dental assisting, massage therapy and medical laboratory technician. Call principal James Rich at (813) 231-1800.