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Penn Teacher Earns Ivy Tech's President's Award for Excellence in Dual Credit Instruction

Danielle Black Stands with Representatives from Ivy Tech and Penn Administrators

Penn High School Teacher Danielle Black, an Early College Academy Leader & Dual Credit Speech teacher, has received the 3rd Annual President's Award for Excellence in Dual Credit Instruction from Ivy Tech!

Danielle Black Receives Award


As defined by the IDOE, Dual Credit is defined by: courses in which high school students have the opportunity to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously. Dual Credit classes are an exceptional way for students to advance their academic achievement and save money by completing college classes while still in high school.



About the award:

President's Award recipients representing all nineteen Ivy Tech campuses are nominees for the 2024 Statewide Award for Excellence in Dual Credit Instruction, presented annually to honor Ivy Tech's most outstanding dual credit instructor statewide … The President's Award recognition is one of the most important awards for Ivy Tech, allowing us to recognize and honor our most treasured asset--the College's outstanding faculty.

Danielle Black

About Mrs. Black:

As the Early College Academy Leader, Danielle oversees 24 teachers from multiple content areas and levels of experience. She works closely with the (best) Ivy Tech College Connections Coach to ensure the individual goals of each of our students are met. Mrs. Black collaborates with the Leadership Team consistently, serving as a bridge between teachers and administration. She collaborates with other teacher leaders to develop and implement professional development to staff on a variety of topics, ranging from formative assessment and feedback to impactful questioning strategies. I get the pleasure of watching her act out what she teaches as she is thoughtful and intentional in curricular and non-curricular decision-making.” – Penn Associate Principal, Rachel Fry