KUED Teacher Innovation Awards – December 31 Deadline

KUED, Utah's Largest Classroom, is proud to recognize outstanding educators in Utah. Celebrate teachers in your community by nominating them today. KUED will recognize five educators, grades PreK-12, at this year's KUED Teacher Innovation Awards.

Last year, five educators were recognized for using digital media in the classroom. This year we are expanding the call to any educator who is using innovative classroom techniques. Winning teachers will be featured in a KUED documentary, highlighted in a Salt Lake Tribune article, and will receive a cash prize at the awards ceremony and banquet.

Details and nomination form at http://www.kued.org/teacher-innovation-awards

Award Winners 2014

  • Tami Ewell, ninth grade reading and language arts teacher from Jordan School District
  • Shon Feller, high school arts teacher from Davis School District
  • Roger Haglund, eighth grade math teacher from Salt Lake School District
  • Nicole Reitz-Larsen, high school science teacher from Salt Lake School District
  • Amber Palmer, fifth grade social studies teacher from Granite School District

Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson has worked for Park City School District since 2005. In July 2013 she moved from Education Technology Specialist to Online Learning Administrator. She has been a member of the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET) Board since 2008; becoming Past President in 2015. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and Spanish at Utah State University. Lesley University awarded her a Master of Technology in Education in the spring of 2011. Over the last few years, Tricia worked on the Awards, Grants, Program, Conference Credit, and Registration committees for UCET. This work includes: streamlining communication methods, implementing folder structures and naming conventions, using Add-ons in Google Spreadsheets to review and process member submissions to reduce paperwork, continuing refinement of the program creation process via Sched, creating participant and vendor registration forms via BlackPlum, and updating various ucet.org webpages. She was also instrumental in bringing Jay McFarland and Vicki Davis to UCET 2015 as Keynote Speakers. Tricia enjoyed presenting on time management at SUECON 2015 (http://ucet.org/back-to-suecon-2015-thoughts/).

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