“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."
At a special reception at the TCEA conference in San Antonio, Tech & Learning announced the winners of the TCEA Best of Show awards, as well as the top three winners of the Awards of Excellence Contest.
IMS Global Learning Consortium released the 2018 Learning Impact Report and opened the call for nominations for the 2019 Learning Impact Awards competition.
The annual SLY Award honors an active SETDA member who has exhibited exemplary national and state leadership in educational technology.