Denise Juneau receives honorary doctorate degree from Carroll College
HELENA — On May 8, Carroll College conferred an honorary doctorate
degree on Montana's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise
Juneau. On Saturday, 265 graduates received their degrees during
Carroll College's commencement ceremonies. The Honorary Degree: Doctor
of Humane Letters.
"I am honored to receive this distinguished award and look
forward to continuing to contribute to the advancement of academic
excellence in Montana," said Juneau.
Denise Juneau was elected in 2008 as the State Superintendent
of Public Instruction. Ms. Juneau is the first American Indian to be
elected to statewide executive office in Montana. Juneau also serves on
the Executive Board of Directors for the National Council for
Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). She graduated from Browning
High School, in Browning MT. She then earned her Bachelor's Degree in
English from Montana State University; her Master's of Education Degree
from the Harvard Graduate School of Education; and her law degree from
the University of Montana. Ms. Juneau was selected as the 2009 Educator
of the Year by the National Indian Education Association.