Monarch High School teacher Rudy Sumpter is the recipient of the 2015 Colorado Council for Economic Education (CCEE) Enterprising Teacher of the Year Award.
Mr. Sumpter has taught Accounting, Business, Economics, and Marketing for 15 years after earning his master’s degree in business economics at State University of New York College at Oneonta. He has been a catalyst for the development of strong business/marketing programs in Colorado and works nationally on MBA Research & Curriculum Center’s PD Team. He established a High School of Business™ program at Monarch in 2008 (the first one in Colorado) and worked with a local sponsor to establish a school-based credit union.
Mr. Sumpter was presented with a plaque and a $2,000 award (sponsored in part by Great-West Financial) at the 28th Annual Colorado Council for the Social Studies Conference in April. On the program information about Mr. Sumpter at the event, the CCEE said they were “proud to acknowledge the talents, accomplishments and passion of such a fine educator.”
The Colorado Council for Economic Education works to promote and improve economic and personal financial literacy for K-12 students in all of Colorado’s public, private, and parochial schools http://www.ccee.net. Read more here