Southern Maine Community College professor receives national award

The Associated Press
Posted Dec. 28, 2011, at 5:48 a.m.

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A professor at Southern Maine Community College has been awarded the 2011 Teaching Excellence Award from the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.

Florence Chambers, who came to the South Portland campus in 2001, is one of six instructors nationwide to receive the award. She tells The Portland Press Herald that teaching has always been her passion.

The newspaper says the association presents the award every two years to math instructors at two-year colleges who display excellence in the classroom, superior professional development and outstanding leadership qualities.

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