Palm Springs, California, Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – CUE will honor 13 outstanding Ed Tech professionals during its National Conference in Palm Springs, March 15-18, 2017. These individuals are being recognized for infusing curriculum with technology, for leading through innovation, and for continually finding creative ways to help students succeed. Detailed award descriptions and history can be found at: www.cue.org/awards.
Platinum Disks are CUE's highest award, awarded rarely and in recognition of career-long contributions.
Scott Smith | Teacher, Golden West High School, Visalia School District
Stacey Campo | Technology Integration Specialist for Career Technical, Adult and Alternative Education
Katie Warren | Teacher Specialist, Glendale Unified District Office
Adina Sullivan | Educational Technology Coordinator, San Marcos Unified School District
Joe Wood | Instructional Technology & Assessment Director, Natomas Charter School
BLENDED AND ONLINE EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
Sophia Thomas | Mathematics Teacher, Leadership Public Schools, Richmond
EMERGING TEACHER OF THE YEAR*
Marielle Venturino | Teacher, Blended Learning Specialist, Mar Vista Academy
SITE LEADER OF THE YEAR
Kevin Honey | Principal, Sequoia Middle School
TECHNOLOGY LEADER OF THE YEAR*
Kevin Silberberg | Superintendent, Panama-Buena Vista Union School District
OUTSTANDING TEACHER OF THE YEAR*
Shauna Hawes | Teacher, Valley View Middle School
ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR*
Jessica Rosenworcel | Former Member, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
ISTE’S MAKING IT HAPPEN
Barbara Nemko | Superintendent, Napa County Office of Education
John Ittelson | Professor Emeritus, California State University, Monterey Bay
Those winners marked with an ‘*’ above have been submitted for consideration to the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) for similar awards. ISTE will announce its winners at its annual conference in San Antonio, TX, June 25 - 28, 2017. ISTE will also honor both of CUE’s Making IT Happen recipients at the event.
CUE thanks these educational heroes and their nominators for inspiring us with their innovations, their creativity and their integration of technology into curriculum and the educational process.
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Ed Tech Professional Development is at the core of CUE's work. We are passionate believers in advancing student achievement through technology. By providing Ed Tech professional development to schools, districts, and educators on the infusion of emerging technologies, we can help better prepare students for college and careers ahead. | www.cue.org