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Normandy ELA Teacher is 2019 ‘Courageous Educator of the Year’

Congratulations to Dr. Inda Schaenen, recipient of the Educators for Social Justice 2019 Courageous Educator of the Year Award.

Dr. Schaenen is an English Language Arts teacher at Normandy High School in the Normandy Schools Collaborative (NSC). Dr. Schaenen formed Project Lab St. Louis in 2015 designed to implement multidisciplinary, hands-on studies. Currently embedded in the NSC curriculum, The Project Lab courses include the student newspaper, The Viking Times; nationally recognized, award-winning literary magazine, The View from Here; and Normandy Crosscurrents, an interscholastic, cross-cultural opportunity for students from different backgrounds to meet and discuss everyday issues and social concerns.

Dr. Schaenen was recognized at the Educators for Social Justice Annual Conference on Saturday, February 9 at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School. 

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CAPTION: Dr. Inda Schaenen