Pennsylvania Game News - July 2017 - Cover3
Instructor of the Year
IM TOWARNICKI has been a Hunter-Trapper Education instructor
since 2004, and became a Bowhunter Education instructor in 2015.
In 2016, Jim devoted about 97 hours of instruction and preparation time
to the HTE program. He served as the lead instructor for four classes, and
as an assisting instructor in five others in Chester County.
Jim has proposed changes to the schedule to increase class participation.
He is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic instructor, and the positive
feedback from students in his classes proves those traits are recognized
Jim is especially talented in using audio and visual aids that make his
classes more interesting and effective.
He also has improved his teaching method and instruction presentation
by analyzing test-answer data to identify topics that give students
Jim is always flexible with class schedules and adjusting to different
course sections he teaches
to keep himself fresh and
to accommodate fellow
For all these reasons and
more, Jim Towarnicki has
been chosen as the Instructor
of the Year for the Southeast
WCO Matthew Johnson,
For information on becoming an HTE instructor, please visit
www.pgc.pa.gov or call 717-787-7015.