Monday, June 28, 2010

ISTE Announces First Recipient of New Outstanding Young Educator Award

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) has named Julie LaChance, technology specialist for Northwest Cabarrus High School in Concord, N.C., its first Outstanding Young Educator.

The new award recognizes and honors outstanding young educators under the age of 35 years old who have demonstrated vision, innovation, action and transformation and used technology to improve teaching and learning. As part of the nomination process for the ISTE Outstanding Young Educator award, LaChance submitted a video addressing the role of technology in learning and teaching. The video can be viewed below.

NCTIES recognized Julie as Instructional Technology Educator of the Year in 2009.

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