Archived — Stanley Jay Dankevy

Year: 2003 – Province: Ontario

Certificate of Achievement Recipients

School: Mayfield Secondary School
5000 Mayfield Road
Caledon, Ontario L7C 0Z5

Principal: Bruce Parrack
School Telephone: 905-846-6060, ext. 743
School Fax: 905-843-9543
School website: http://mayfieldss.peelschools.org/
Teacher Email: stan.dankevy@peelsb.com
Grades/Subjects Taught: Grades 9-12/communications technology, English, integrated technology, construction technology

Teaching approach:

Establishes a learning environment in which everyone can be successful.

Reaches students at all levels and abilities with a hands-on approach, providing clear instructions.

Outstanding achievements:

Mr. Dankevy gives immediate and meaningful feedback to students on a daily basis, providing opportunities for problem-solving and the development of leadership skills. He is flexible when faced with equipment and material constraints.

He encourages gender equity in a male-dominated field of study by establishing a safe learning environment for all students. There has been an increase in the number of female students because of Dankevy's teaching style. Over 100 students are placed on the waiting lists for his classes annually.

Mr. Dankevy adapts subject matter, assignments, exercises, assessment and evaluations to meet the needs of students, including developmentally challenged students who are integrated in his programs.

He also views community connections as important in demonstrating the relevance of subject to society. For instance, Dankevy has created a strong bond with a private companies such as Birdcage Productions and Long and McQuaid.

In Praise Of:

"It is said that, if we are lucky, we meet one great teacher in our lives that make a profound difference. I know my daughter has met one and their meeting has already changed her life." - Parent

"Mr. Dankevy inspired me and encouraged me. He recognized my talent and ability and helped me to discover it for myself." - Student

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