Innovation in Education Awards

 

2016 Innovation in Education Award Finalists

The 2016 Innovation Award categories included Innovative School Program, High Impact Teacher and Emerging Student Innovator. The 2016 Innovation in Education Awards will be presented at the 23rd Annual OC Tech Alliance Awards black tie reception on October 6th, 2016. The Innovation in Education Awards are generously sponsored by Microsemi and the Orange County Department of Education. We are very honored to have these partnerships.

2016 Innovation in Education Award Finalists

Innovative School Program in Science, Math, & Technology – honoring the strong leadership of a school principal in driving innovation in education. The nominees are:
Tracy Barquer
Principal, Tustin Ranch Elementary, Tustin Unified School District
Rocky's Creativity Den
Dr. Michael Pratt
Principal, St. John’s Episcopal, Private
St. John’s STEAM Program
Dennis Cole
Principal, Mendez Fundamental, Santa Ana Unified School District
Mendez GATE Symposium
High Impact Teacher in Science, Math & Technology – acknowledging the influence of a great teacher in preparing his/her students to compete and thrive in the 21st century. The nominees are:
Suzy Hardy
St. John’s Episcopal School in Rancho Santa Margarita
Stacy Kline
Spurgeon Intermediate , Santa Ana Unified School District
Scott Rosenkranz
Sunny Hills High School, Fullerton Joint Union High School District
Emerging Student Innovator – recognizing students who are creatively using science, math and technology resources to solve a school or community problem. The nominees are:
Eric Baker & Brandon Rossano
Tustin High School, Tustin Unified School District
Shalin Shah
Tesoro High School, Capistrano Unified School District
Remington Wedin
Brea Olinda High School, Brea Olinda Unified School District