- Melbourne Vic Australia
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A devoted Secondary Teacher for the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in Melbourne, Australia, Anthony Pappas received special acknowledgement for his work ethic from faculty coordinators. In addition to planning curricula, creating a safe learning environment for students, and teaching, Anthony Pappas assesses and reports on his students’ progress and participates in staff and departmental meetings. Other school-related activities he engages in include professional development programs and extracurricular events. Pursuing his own continuing education, Anthony Pappas remains an avid reader of professional materials, such as Heinemann Biology, The Science Quest: Using Inquiry/Discovery to Enhance Student Learning, Nelson Biology, The Handbook of Essential Mathematics, and Nature of Biology Book 1. Other favorite works include The New Testament; Coat of Many Pockets: Managing Classroom Interactions; and the biographies of athletes Anthony Koutoufides, Andrew Johns, Peter Daicos, and Nathan Buckley. Anthony Pappas also enjoys books written by Fiona Cunningham, Jenny Mackay, Glen Pearsall, Pam Borger-Smith, and Chris Flynn. Anthony Pappas holds memberships in a number of professional organizations that promote his personal growth and well-being, including the Victorian Independent Education Union, the Australian Education Union, and the Teacher Learning Network. A nonprofit company and member-based organization, the Teacher Learning Network provides professional development programs for educators and offers a range of discounts and benefits to its members. Anthony Pappas also belongs to the Victorian Institute of Teaching, the Advance Tutoring School, and Resource Ed Personnel. Active in his community, Anthony Pappas supports LIFE Outreach International, Guide Dogs Australia, and the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, the latter of which includes more than 3,000 employees conducting scientific and medical research and fulfilling roles in support services. Anthony Pappas also assists the Australia Flood Relief Appeal, which was created for victims of the recent floods across Victoria, and the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund, which was established to address the needs of individuals and communities affected by the February 2009 Victorian bushfires. Whether teaching, pursuing his own education, or aiding others in the community, Anthony Pappas sets a shining example for his students.