U.S. Educators Earn Global Recognition

At the annual Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona, Spain, innovative educators using technology in the classroom earned honors.

Several U.S. educators were recognized at this global event:

  • Chelsei Fox, teacher and department chair at Grafton Middle School in Yorktown, Virginia is the 2nd runner up in the Learning Beyond the Classroom category for her project “Wild Wild Weather”. Students studied severe weather and created a digital poster board on their specific weather anomaly using Discovery Educations Board Builder.
  • Five educators were recognized for their work in the Learn-a-Thon:Kelli Etheredge | St. Paul’s Episcopal School (Mobile, AL): Winner, SustainabilityJulie Hembree | Bell Elementary School (Kirkland, WA): Runner Up, SustainabilityLaura Rahn | Blue Ridge Middle School (Purcellville, VA): Runner Up, PovertyDon Wettrick | Franklin Community High School (Franklin, IN): Runner Up, Gender EqualityBradley Smrstick | Hillsborough County Public Schools (Tampa, FL): 2nd Runner Up, Sustainability

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