Vegreville teacher wins prestigious award

Deanna Miller, a food and fashion studies teacher at Vegreville Composite High has won this year’s Career and Technology Education Council (CTEC) Teacher of Excellence Award.

Elk Island Public Schools said in a release that Miller received the award at the CTEC conference 2018 in Red Deer.

This award is given to a teacher who has proven to be an exemplary educator in the area of CTS/CTF.

Miller offers an innovative teaching style, is devoted to professional learning offers students unique opportunities.

“I love the work I do, and to see my colleagues recognize that love is a special feeling,” said Miller.

She is involved in the school breakfast club, a catering program, their annual culinary competition, advanced baking classes and more.

 “I try to approach everything in life with an open heart and an open mind, treating every interaction as an opportunity to grow and learn,” added Miller. “Students, colleagues, parents, friends and family all contribute to who I am and what I’ve accomplished.”

During the conference she shared her own careers and technology learning session for those in attendance.


To check out her fashion classes project to make outfits out of donated material click here.

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