Finalists selected in Flip Your Classroom contest

eInstruction today announced the 15 finalists of its sixth annual Flip Your Classroom – eInstruction Classroom Makeover Contest. The finalists will be narrowed down to one grand-prize winner per grade level category (K-5, 6-8, and 9-12) based in part on votes the general public submits on the contest site,, as well as on Facebook, Public voting will be open through December 7 and grand-prize winners will be announced on December 11.

The finalists of the 2012 Flip Your Classroom – eInstruction Classroom Makeover Contest are:

Kindergarten – 5th Grade:

  • Ashley Collins' class from Jefferson Elementary in Grand Island, NE
  • Beth Zerkowski’s class from Annunciation Catholic School in Middleburg, FL
  • Elisha Cliette’s class from Hope Valley Elementary School in Durham, NC
  • Noreen Reid’s class from Coulson Tough Elementary School in The Woodlands, TX
  • Tara Falasco’s class from Boyle Road Elementary School in Port Jefferson Station, NY

6th – 8th Grade:

  • Jonathan Oates’s class from Weimar Hills Charter School in Auburn, CA
  • Dedra Cooper’s class from Oconee County Middle School in Watkinsville, GA
  • Holcombe Hurd’s class from Red Bank Middle School in Red Bank, NJ
  • Courtney Reed’s class from O'Banion Middle School in Dallas, TX
  • Steve Guiles’ class from Lone Hill Middle School in San Dimas, CA

9th – 12th Grade:

  • Denise Montgomery’s class from Dover Bay Secondary School in Nanaimo, BC, Canada
  • Heather DelleMonache’s class from E.L. Crossley Secondary School in Fonthill, ON, Canada
  • Kristofer Doran’s class from Trumbull Career & Technical Center in Warren, OH
  • Rebecca Rouch’s class from East Bay Senior High School in Gibsonton, FL
  • William White’s class from Lake Erie Academy in Toledo, OH

To vote for one grand-prize winner per grade level category and learn about the complete rules and guidelines on Flip Your Classroom – eInstruction Classroom Makeover Contest, visit