Salem Superintendent of Schools Mike Delahanty was recently selected as 2011 Educator of the Year as part of Enterprise Bank’s Celebration of Excellence program. The awards recognize and honor area individuals and businesses that support and foster the development of vibrant and prosperous communities.
Delahanty was honored for a history of accomplishments within the Salem school district including: the development of a new teacher evaluation system; introduction of the town’s first public Kindergarten program; institution of a new district-wide writing program; and passage of the community’s first school facility renovation bond in nearly 20 years.
The Educator of the Year category was new for 2011 joining awards for business, entrepreneurs, non-profits, community service, and the George L. Duncan Award of Excellence.
More information on the awards program can be found on the Celebration of Excellence website: http://www.ebcoe.com