Professor Wins State Award

October 24, 2013
Krishauna Hines-Gaither in front of Alumnae fountain

Salem Spanish professor Krishauna Hines-Gaither C’02 was honored as the 2013 Higher Education Teacher of the Year at the 2013 annual conference of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC). The award honors excellence in foreign language teaching in the higher education setting.

During the conference, Hines-Gaither presented a workshop entitled, “Sound the Alarm: Explosive World Language Lessons in Progress,” to provide strategies for engaging and motivating students in the world language classroom. Salem students Amanda Miller and Angelica Regalado assisted with the presentation.


Founded in 1967, the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina has developed into one of the largest and most active state language associations in the country. With over 700 members, FLANC represents the professional interest of educators and administrators from the elementary grades through the university level.