Schools and Libraries
April 30, 2013
Long Beach elementary math teacher Kelly Beleckas has been selected to attend the 2013 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy on July 21-26 at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. She was chosen from among 1,500 teachers across the country who applied for this program. The selection panel based their decision on her qualifications, dedication to inspiring students and overall commitment to enhancing the teaching profession.
The Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy was launched in 2005 to provide third-through fifth-grade teachers with tools to enhance curricula, as well as an opportunity for them to network with other educators and help them discover innovative ways to teach math and science to their students. Over this time period, more than 3,600 teachers have attended the academy, impacting the lives of more than 230,000 students nationwide.