Category «Recognition»

NCWIT AIC Awards!

At an awards ceremony held at the Boston Museum of Science, I was proud to be one of two Massachusetts educators honored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) for promoting and advancing female students in technology disciplines. Even more exciting was sharing the day with one of my rockstars. I nominated …

Another successful semester for my Entrepreneurship students!

Every semester, my Entrepreneurship students amaze me. They run a small business to learn how to run a small business. They learn by doing. They learn in a hands-on environment. They learn that a business doesn’t always run smoothly. And, boy, did they learn that this semester! The semester started off in the typical fashion. …

Teacher Spotlight!

I had the honor of being contacted by the Jump$tart Coalition a few weeks ago to see if I’d like to be featured in the Teacher Spotlight as an innovative educator of financial literacy. Of course, I said YES! My conversation with the amazing Heather McElrath evolved from simply catching up to turning into the …

2017 Finalist for STEM Teacher of the Year

This post is a little overdue. I just noticed that it was sitting un-posted in my WordPress drafts folder from May. Oops! Better late than never ­čÖé I’m honored to be┬árecognized as a finalist for the 2017 STEM Teacher of the Year by the Hall at Patriot Place.┬áEven though I wasn’t selected in the end, …

A semester of great accomplishments!

This is the weekend of transition for teachers who have semester-long courses. I said goodbye to my first semester students on Friday and will say hello to all new students on Monday. It was a great fall semester despite the hiccups from a new school schedule, teaching a brand new course, and the implementation of …

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