Meet the 2021-22 CS Teaching Excellence Award regional winners.
Each year, CSTA and the Infosys Foundation USA host the CS Teaching Excellence Awards, which recognize 10 winners, five honorable mentions, and winners at the regional level. The CS Teaching Excellence Awards are designed to recognize outstanding teaching by K-12 computer science teachers. Winners excel in inspiring students to explore the computer science field, engaging students in learning rigorous standards-aligned computer science content, and broadening the participation of underrepresented students in computing. These awards were made possible by a grant from Infosys Foundation USA.
Meet this year’s regional CS Teaching Excellence award winners:
Tina Kude, 9-12 teacher at Wayzata High School
Whitney Determan, PreK-5th teacher at New Code Academy: Bloomington Public Schools
Josephine Winter, 9-12 teacher at Austin High School
These awardees were honored in May.
Jill V. Jones, 9-12 teacher at Carl Hayden High School
Pradip Misra, 6-8, 9-12 teacher at Bagdad Unified School District #20
Jessie L. McKinley, PreK-5 teacher at Madison Camelview
These awardees were honored at Arizona’s CSPD Week in June.
Mark Snodgrass, 9-12 teacher at Southport High School
Amy Fletcher, PreK-5 teacher at Greenfield Intermediate School
Genevieve McLeish-Petty, PreK-5, 6-8 teacher at Cold Spring School
These awardees were honored during Indiana CSPD Week in June.
Melissa Price, PreK-5 teacher at Woodland Park Elementary
Sharon Seaton, 9-12 teacher at Expedition Academy High School
James Cunningham, 6-8 teacher at Fremont County School District #6
These awardees were honored in July.
Sarah Tooley, 9-12 teacher at River Bluff High School
Denise Wright, 6-8, 9-12 teacher at Horry County Schools/Ocean Bay Middle and VirtualSC
Robin L. Jobes, 9-12 teacher at Richland Two Institute of Innovation
These awardees were honored at SC CSPD Week in July.
Nicole (NJ) Rivilis, 6-8, 9-12 teacher at Springfield Public Schools
Allison Braley, 6-8 teacher at Bucksport Middle School
Laura Peters, 6-8, 9-12 teacher at Henderson K-12 Inclusion School
These awardees will be honored at CSTA New England Regional Conference in November.
Congratulations, again, to our winners!