Commitment to excellence and involvement earn Gerald R Weinstein, CPA, Ph.D. Outstanding Ohio Accounting Educator Award.
Gerald P. Weinstein, CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. , Ph.D., is the 2009 Outstanding Ohio Accounting Educator. The award is presented annually by The Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Accounting Association (AAA AAA: see American Automobile Association.
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Weinstein is chair of the Department of Accountancy at John Carroll John Carroll may be:
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"Not only is he one of our most popular faculty members," said Roland L. Madison, CPA, Ph.D., professor of accountancy at John Carroll, "he is also one of the most versatile teachers we have in the accountancy department."
Weinstein is also a gifted course developer, recently developing and teaching a course in Accounting and Tax Issues for Nonprofit A corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive.
Nonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. Managers.
Weinstein has a long track record of involvement with students and the accountancy profession. He serves on The Ohio Society of CPAs Executive Board and as a member of the Society's Council of Leaders. He is past chair of the AAA's Shared Experiences Committee, a group that presents various panel presentations at AAA meetings throughout the U.S., and he is a past president of the Ohio Region of the AAA.
He is also active in his community, serving on the board of directors of The Montefiore Nursing Home in Cleveland since 2006, and as a past board member of the Cleveland Food Co-op.
"I describe public accounting as a public service, and I promote that notion by engaging in service through my continuing practice and work on nonprofit boards," Weinstein said.
For more than 12 years, he has been faculty advisor for the university's Deloitte & Touche Tax Case Study competitions. For 19 years, he has managed John Carroll University The university is organized into three schools including two undergraduate colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences and the Boler School of Business, and one graduate school, each defining its own academic programs under the auspices of the Academic Vice President. students' participation in the IRS An abbreviation for the Internal Revenue Service, a federal agency charged with the responsibility of administering and enforcing internal revenue laws. Volunteers in Tax Assistance (VITA (VMEbus International Trade Association, Fountain Hills, AZ, www.vita.com) A trade association that supports the VMEbus and other open standards. Founded in 1984, VITA was accredited as an ANSI standards development organization in 1993. See VMEbus. ) program, which provides free tax services for low income, elderly and non-English speaking taxpayers.
"In looking back on my career, I realize I'm most proud of the VITA program, because i have encouraged so many students to use acquired skills to help a disenfranchised population disenfranchised population Social medicine A group of persons without a home or political voice, who live at the whims of a host Examples Homeless, refugees of war and natural disasters. See Homelessness, Refugee. ," Weinstein said.
Weinstein consistently earns excellent scores in student evaluations in areas such as teaching relevant material, course organization and teaching effectiveness.
Weinstein has an extensive research and publication record, serving as author, editor and contributor to a large volume of professional journals, books and publications. He has lent his expertise by evaluating applications for various scholarship programs and academic awards. He is a member of the Journal of Accounting Education Editorial Board and has also served for 11 years as a reviewer for the Case Research Journal.
The Outstanding Ohio Accounting Educator award is presented each year to an accounting educator who has made extraordinary contributions to the accounting profession and whose teaching skills and techniques merit special recognition. The award is co-sponsored by The Ohio Society of CPAs and the AAA Ohio Region.