Innovation in Education Awards

 

2012 Innovation in Education
Award Recipients

The Project Tomorrow Innovation in Education Awards recognize educational leaders and students for their innovative uses of science, math, and technology in the classroom and community.

The 2012 Innovation Award categories are: Innovative School Program, High Impact Teaching and Emerging Student Innovator. The 2012 Innovation in Education Awards will be presented at the 19th Annual High Tech Awards black tie reception on Thursday, June 7th in conjunction with TechAmerica’s own corporate awards.

Educators and K-12 students from schools in Orange County, CA are eligible for the awards. Nominations may be self-submitted or may be submitted by a district and/or school staff person, supporting organization such as a PTA unit, parent advisory committee, or youth-based organization(s).

2012 Innovation in Education Award Finalists

Innovative School Program of the Year in Science, Math and Technology

Armando Ayala
Principal, Willard Intermediate School
Newport-Mesa Unified School District
Ed MacNevin
Principal, Foothill Ranch Elementary
Saddleback Valley Unified School District
*Lucinda Nares Pueblos
Principal, Century High School
Santa Ana Unified School District

High Impact Teacher of the Year in Science, Math and Technology

Paola Dell’Olio Hellwig
TRTV Teacher (Travis Ranch TV ~ Video Production/Broadcast News)
Travis Ranch Middle School
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
Trisha Ladd
K-6 Computer Instructional Specialist
Sierra Vista Elementary School
Irvine Unified School District
*James Wenk
7th/8th Grade Pre-Algebra & Algebra Math Teacher
Newhart Middle School
Capistrano Unified School District

Emerging Student Innovator

Kayane Dingilian
Woodbridge High School
Irvine Unified School District
Thomas Reid Hoyt
San Clemente High School
Capistrano Unified School District
*Nathan Yoo
Brea Olinda High School
Brea Olinda Unified School District
* winner