Science group recognizes Elkhorn superintendent, teacher

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Gazette staff
Monday, March 20, 2017

ELKHORN—The Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers has recognized Elkhorn School District Superintendent Jason Tadlock and teacher Eryca Card for going above and beyond in their work.

Tadlock and Card, a sixth-grade teacher, received the Administrator Award and Excellence in Science Award, respectively, according to a news release.

Tadlock has served for the last eight years on the Project Lead the Way leadership team and is currently  co-chairman, according to the release. Project Lead the Way is the country's leading provider of STEM programs for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

He also serves on the STEM Wisconsin team.

“Jason's work is not just his job; it is his life's passion and mission that has made a huge impact on many lives for this and future generations,” said Tania Kilpatrick, director of career and technical education at CESA 6, a Wisconsin nonprofit educational service agency.

Card has taught sixth grade for 14 years, according to the release. She is also the Project Lead the Way K-8 coordinator.

She also oversees the Elkhorn Area Middle School's Power Fluids Team, STEM Club, Girls Who Code Club and Elkhorn's Makerspace.

“Eryca's colleagues describe her as collaborative and able to look at problems from multiple angles,” the release states. “She is seen as an inspiring instructor, leader and colleague who goes above and beyond in her work.”

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