TUTORING TRADE: AUSTIN, Texas — AUSTIN — The Austin American-Statesman is proud to present the honor of a tutor who will be honored during a ceremony at the College of Southern Texas on Friday.
The award, which honors the outstanding educator in the Texas classroom, was presented to Dr. Paul Mascola, a tutor at the college.
“I am honored to receive this award and I thank the College for the opportunity to serve as a role model and a mentor for other tutors in Austin,” said Dr. Mascana.
“I have dedicated my life to helping students develop their skills to succeed in life and in education.
I am very proud of what we have accomplished and am grateful to the Austin community for its support during this difficult time.”
Dr. Mascalos teaching experience began in the 1990s at the University of Texas, where he taught in an online classroom, and his current position is with the College.
Dr. Mascola was selected as a Teaching Tutor of the Year in 2008 by the American Academy of Teaching.
“Dr. Paul Mascolas leadership in the field of teaching and learning has been remarkable,” said President of the College David Moseley.
Mascolas passion for education and his commitment to teaching, and the dedication to his students to become the best they can be will be an inspiration to generations of future leaders.”
Dr Mascolas expertise spans many aspects of teaching, including the study of English, the development of literacy and social skills, and more.
Dr Mascolis work has been recognized with the National Teaching Award, the Texas Teaching Award and the Texas Teacher of the Month awards.
Dr Mascalas current teaching assignments include the Texas College of Pharmacy, the University College of Texas at Austin, and Austin College of Art and Design.
His graduate degree is in Education and Teaching, from Texas A&M University.