Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
|MACUL RECOGNIZES SIX MICHIGAN EDUCATORS FOR IMPROVING EDUCATION THROUGH THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY|
The Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) has named the recipients of its Outstanding Technology-Using Teacher, Technology-Using Educator, Technology Coordinator of the year and the Frank Miracola 21Things Educational Excellence awards. The awards recognize and honor MACUL members who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the use of technology to improve education. MACUL will honor the six educators during its annual conference on March 20-22, 2013 at Cobo Center in Detroit.
MACUL named Nicholas Provenzano, Grosse Pointe South High School, as the Outstanding Technology-Using Pre K-12 Classroom Teacher; Melissa White, Director of Instructional Technology and REMC 13, Ingham Intermediate School District as the Outstanding Technology-Using Educator; and Kris Young, Fraser Public Schools, winner of the Technology Coordinator of the Year.
The award winners will receive gifts presented by representatives from several education technology companies. In addition, all winners will be nominated by MACUL for recognition by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
MACUL also named Jacqueline Leiker, Kingsford High School, Breitung Township School District, as the runner-up of the Outstanding Technology-Using Pre K-12 Classroom Teacher, and Dan Spencer, Jackson County Intermediate School District, as the runner-up of the Outstanding Technology-Using Educator.
MACUL and the REMC Association of Michigan (REMCAM) named Sylvia Tillman, Detroit Public Schools as the recipient of the Frank Miracola 21Things Educational Excellence award. Ms. Tillman is an educational technology instructional specialist at Samuel Gompers Elementary Middle School in Detroit.
Founded in 1975, MACUL is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing educators from all levels together to ignite learning through meaningful collaboration and innovation. Please visit www.macul.org for more information about MACUL initiatives.
Ric Wiltse, Executive Director
Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)