CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A Spanish language teacher from Venezuela has been named Rookie Teacher of the Year by Dorchester School District Four in South Carolina. Cesar Lozada was officially recognized by his school and district at a lunch sponsored by the Greater Summerville / Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he received messages of congratulations and certificates of recognition from the members of both the Senate and the House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina.
Mr. Lozada teaches at St. George Middle School and is working in the United States as an exchange teacher sponsored by International Teacher Exchange Services (ITES), a Charlotte-based international teacher placement firm and designated sponsor organization of the U.S. Department of State Exchange Visitor Program.
"Mr. Lozada not only teaches Spanish, but he also exposes his students to the culture of Latin America. The fruits of his labor have been revealed through student presentations made entirely in Spanish. His students are highly engaged and enjoy his class," said Scott Thompson, principal, St. George Middle School.
"Mr. Lozada is an exceptional teacher," adds Rory McNicholas, president, ITES. "To win an award like this as a visiting teacher in the United States says a lot about his professionalism and his passion. ITES congratulates Cesar on a job well done and looks forward to his and St. George Middle's continued success."
International Teacher Exchange Services (ITES) provides opportunities for schools and students in the U.S. to experience firsthand the benefits of having highly qualified international educators teaching in the classroom for up to five (5) years. ITES teachers bring unique international teaching methods and perspectives from all over the world to help U.S. students prepare for the global marketplace. ITES is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. For more information, visit http://www.itesonline.com or call 704-817-9742.
Suzi Schweiger, (980) 333-3257
SOURCE International Teacher Exchange Services