May 2, 2007 - Issue: Vol. 153, No. 71 — Daily Edition110th Congress (2007 - 2008) - 1st Session
HONORING KATE P. MORAN RECIPIENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH'S ACADEMY RECOGNITION FOR EDUCATION; Congressional Record Vol. 153, No. 71
(Extensions of Remarks - May 02, 2007)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E927] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] HONORING KATE P. MORAN RECIPIENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH'S ACADEMY RECOGNITION FOR EDUCATION ______ HON. JAMES P. MORAN of virginia in the house of representatives Wednesday, May 2, 2007 Mr. MORAN of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor Kate P. Moran of Alexandria, Virginia, upon her receiving the Commonwealth's Academy Recognition for Educators (CARE) Award, The CARE Award honors outstanding educators from across the country who are working to enhance the lives of their students. CARE Award recipients are recognized for their unrelenting work to enhance the lives of the students they serve. Kate Moran, a Special Education Coordinator, was honored for her efforts to construct innovative ways to train special needs youth in Virginia. Raised in Alexandria, Virginia Ms. Moran is a graduate of TC Williams High School. She went on to receive her Bachelor's of Arts in Theater from Catholic University of America, and received a Master's of Teaching in Special Education from University of Virginia. Currently a resident of Alexandria, Virginia Ms. Moran has taught in the Virginia school system for 6 years. As a special education coordinator for TC Williams High School, Minnie Howard School, and the Secondary Training and Education Program, she has dedicated her career to educating students with learning disabilities, mental challenges, and health impairments. In her own words, she tries to ``meet the needs of students and families by making special education accessible to all types of learners.'' Ms. Moran's dedication to her special-needs students is unprecedented. Over the past 6 years she has made a lasting impression on her students giving them the skills and support to lead a fuller, more rewarding life. I ask my colleagues to join me in applauding Kate Moran and congratulating her on this distinguished achievement. ____________________