Tech & Learning announces the winners of its 39th annual Awards of Excellence Contest.
The Association for Computing Machinery and the Computer Science Teachers Association announced four high school students were selected for the Cutler-Bell Prize
The schools of award recipients will each receive a prize package valued at over $25,000, which may include a variety of needed donations to their classrooms, STEM toys and activities, school upgrades and enhancements and more.
“We hope the fun and success these students experienced during the challenge encourages them to pursue renewable energy or engineering as a career,” said Michael Arquin, founder of KidWind.
The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for K-12 STEM educators to apply their classroom knowledge and experiences to inform Federal STEM education efforts.
Each year during the Annual Conference, CoSN honors distinguished school technology leaders, experts and districts for their school technology accomplishments and dedication to advancing innovative learning settings.
Each winning educator received $1,000 in cash, $3,000 in Vernier products, and up to $1,500 toward expenses to attend the annual NSTA National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri on April 11–14, 2019.
“Their bold accomplishments encompass the overarching mission of Envision 2030 — to better prepare children to succeed in careers of the future,” said Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN.
Each school will receive $100,000* in technology and classroom supplies to meet the needs of their students such as Samsung Flips, Samsung Chromebooks, 3-D printers, tablets, microscopes, lab materials, and more.
The award recognizes national, state or local officials who have promoted the use of classroom technology to improve teaching and learning.
“This year’s nominees brought diverse backgrounds, skills and hands-on experience as rising edtech leaders,” said Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN. “We are thrilled to recognize five women who are breaking ground in their communities."