2016 Finalists Announced: SETDA Student Voices Award
June 15, 2016 by Tracy Weeks
2015 Student Voices Award Winner
Math Science Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt High School
Los Angeles, California
Since 2008, SETDA has honored an outstanding K-12 school or district that has leveraged technology to dramatically improve the educational experiences and achievement of their students with the Student Voices Award. This tradition started based on SETDA members’ requests to hear details about digital learning in action directly from students and has continued to grow into an annual competitive competition. Winners receive the Elsie Brumback Scholarship, providing the winner the opportunity to bring a team of students and educators to present and attend the annual SETDA Leadership Summit and tour Washington DC. SETDA also profiles the winning school/district at the Summit through presentations delivered by the students to state and national education leaders.
The schools/districts below were selected as the 2016 SETDA Student Voices Finalists after a national nominations and a careful review process by SETDA leaders. SETDA applauds all nominees on their excellent work to support teaching and learning and would like to provide a special congratulations to the finalists listed below. The 2016 winner will be announced at the Emerging Technologies Forum on June 25, 2016 and a groups of students from the school/district will present at SETDA’s Leadership Summit on October 17, 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland.
The finalists for 2016 are:
- New Jersey Northfield Community Middle School
- North Carolina Rutherford County Schools (RCS)
- Pennsylvania Elizabeth Forward School District
- Tennessee Greeneville City Schools
Learn more about each of the finalists and the amazing ways that they are leveraging digital tools for learning on the 2016 Finalists Page.
About the 2016 Leadership Summit: Leading Innovation for All Learners
The SETDA Leadership Summit is a unique professional development and networking event with opportunities to learn from national and state educational leaders and private sector innovators, coupled with in-depth discussion and product development.
Support Student Voices: Underwriting opportunities are available for this award to support the students’ travel experiences and presentation. Contact Melissa Greene at email@example.com if you are interested in supporting the voices of students sharing the power of digital learning.