WMIA honors Jeffrey Wasserman as Educator of the Year

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The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association will present its 2020 Educator of the Year award to Jeffrey Wasserman, an instructor at Seattle Central College’s Wood Technology Center.

The annual award is presented to an educational institution or company with a structured curriculum tailored to training individuals for careers in the woodworking industry. It is part of WMIA’s Wooden Globe Awards program, which recognizes how investing in new equipment and technology can impact a company’s productivity, efficiency, and profitability, as well as salutes the contributions of educators.

Wasserman has been an instructor at the Wood Technology Center since 2003 in the core Introduction to Professional Woodworking Class, the cabinetmaking and architectural woodworking program, and an original community class on furniture design. His extracurricular work has included service as the Faculty Advisor to the Wood Technology Center Student Council and currently as the department's representative to the Faculty Senate of Seattle Central College.

He will be honored during a reception at the International Woodworking Fair this August in Atlanta along with the winners of the Wooden Globe Awards for Innovation of the Year and Commitment to Excellence through Technology, who will be announced just prior to the show.

For more, visit www.wmia.org.

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