Susan Gauthier of Sherwood Middle Magnet in Baton Rouge and Theresa Steward of Amite Elementary Magnet School in Tangipahoa Parish have been selected as 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. This program recognizes educators who exhibit innovative techniques in the use of digital media in their classrooms. LPB works with PBS Learning to inform teachers around the state about the competition.
The 100 winners will receive yearlong professional development and training opportunities and have a chance to share ideas with like-minded educators and organizations.
A graduate of LSU, Susan Gauthier has 24 years of experience in education, the last three at Sherwood Magnet where she is a Library Media Specialist. Susan was also selected as one of the top 15 “Lead Digital Innovators”. As a Lead Digital Innovator, she and a representative from Louisiana Public Broadcasting will be invited to Washington, D.C. to participate in a two-day digital education summit hosted at PBS on June 19-20, 2014.
Theresa Steward has been with the Tangipahoa Parish School System since 2008 and started at Amite Elementary Magnet since 2011. A graduate of Grambling with a Masters + 30, this is Theresa’s first year in the school’s computer lab where she is helping students prepare for the new statewide assessment tests. She sees her mission as preparing students to be college and career ready to succeed in the 21st century.
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Published: April 02, 2014
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