The Cedar Crest College Department of Education has honored Eyer Middle School teacher, Susan Bauer with the Howard L. Klopp Exemplary Teacher Award. The Exemplary Teacher Award is Named for Howard L. Klopp, a former Education Professor and Chair of the Education Department at Cedar Crest College. The purpose of the award is to recognize the outstanding teaching that is taking place in elementary, middle, and secondary schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties. Mrs. Bauer, the Instructional Support Teacher at Eyer, was nominated by a number of colleagues in the East Penn School District including Dr. Erin Murphy, Supervisor of Teaching and Learning and Misty Armstrong, Assistant Principal at Eyer Middle School. Mrs. Bauer exhibits each of the qualities that meet the selection criteria for the Howard L. Klopp Exemplary Teacher Award: a devotion to quality in education, the ability to focus on each student’s strengths, a commitment to helping students achieve their full potential, concern for the students that extends beyond the classroom, outstanding service to school and community, and dedication to helping colleagues and advancing the profession. Congratulations, Mrs. Bauer!