Angie Chittick has been named the 2016 Postsecondary Teacher of the Year by the Mountain-Plains Business Education Association.
She was honored June 21 at the 2016 M-PBEA Annual Conference in Kansas City.
Chittick has taught business classes at North Platte Community College for 20 years.
The award she received recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to business education at the postsecondary level. Nominees must be a member of both the National Business Education Association and the M-PBEA.
"It is a humbling experience to get nominated and selected as a recipient of this award by colleagues who are my role models and inspiration," said Chittick. "It is truly an honor to be recognized by my peers, and I would like to offer a special 'thanks' to administrators, colleagues and former students who wrote letters of support."
Angie Chittick, business instructor at NPCC, receives an award from Lori Hauf, president-elect of the Mountain-Plains Business Education Association. Chittick was named the M-PBEA's 2016 Postsecondary Teacher of the Year.
Chittick is known for using a variety of innovative teaching practices in her classroom to address different learning styles and for implementing project-based learning methods.
Business Communications, Business English, Principles of Marketing, Legal Procedures I and II, Legal Terminology, Administrative Management and Procedures, Desktop Publishing, Integrated Information Processing, Farm and Ranch Management and Design Technologies are just some of the courses she has taught over the years.
Chittick is president of the Nebraska State Business Education Association, for which she has also served as vice president, secretary and postsecondary representative. In addition to NBEA and M-PBEA, Chittick is also involved with Delta Pi Epsilon, the National Education Association, the Nebraska Department of Education and Phi Beta Lambda.
The M-PBEA is an affiliate of the NBEA, the nation's largest professional organization devoted to serving individuals and groups engaged in instruction, administration, research and dissemination of information for and about business.