Panama Central School English teacher David Becker has been named the 2021 College Connections Teacher of the Year by Jamestown Community College.
College Connections recognizes a teacher each year who best exemplifies the core program standards. Becker was chosen from among 220 teachers representing 39 partner high schools and BOCES centers.
He teaches English Composition I and 2; and Introduction to Literary Studies to high school students at Panama through JCC. Becker also has served as an adjunct at the college, teaching online sections of English Composition I and II to students at Cattaraugus-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services Centers.
Becker has been employed at Panama Central School since 1999. He began teaching College Connections courses in the fall of 2018.