Wisconsin CPAs honor Region 1 member Connie Becker as 2017 Educator of the Year

Connie Becker, Business Education Teacher at Boyceville Community Schools and a WEAC Region 1 member, has been named the 2017 Educator of the Year by the Wisconsin Certified Public Accountants (WICPA).

The award recognizes an accounting educator for excellence in teaching and innovation in curriculum development, who exemplifies the philosophy of the CPA vision and is actively involved in the accounting profession.

Connie’s curriculum is individualized using an online accounting software program. Students work at their own pace to complete the curriculum.

Connie credits her success to the support of the administration of the Boyceville Community Schools for allowing her to individualize her curriculum and provide opportunities for her students. She has received numerous educational grants through WICPA to provide experiences to her students to observe accountants while touring the Kohl Center, Miller Park, and Lambeau Field, Culvers, the Kalahari Resort, and a variety of public and private accounting firms.