Tony Behan Recognized as a 2014 Distinguished Lasallian Educator
Congratulations to this year’s Distinguished Lasallian Educators! The seven awards were presented on Saturday, November 22 at a banquet at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, held at the conclusion of the 2014 Huether Lasallian Conference.
Each year, educators from the Districts are selected by their ministries and recognized for their exceptional work as leaders among faculty and students. These Distinguished Lasallian Educators receive the award for touching the hearts and minds of their students, often leaving a lasting impression that makes a difference in the world.
Lead Teacher of Religion
De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA
District of San Francisco New Orleans
Bold and innovative, caring and thoughtful, student- focused and insightful – a small refrain of the chorus of praise available for Tony Behan and his work at De La Salle New Orleans. Through his efforts, liturgies have grown in participation and meaning. The ONE BOOK project is a model gaining in national recognition and student impact. He has led efforts to combine student leadership development with service learning for a unique way to grow our future leaders. His groundbreaking methods to integrate technology into his classes and his ministry are remarkable. He has crafted a retreat program that deepens faith for students and teachers.