NCWIT Awards 109 Educators for Their Efforts to Promote Equity in Computing
BOULDER, Colo., March 15, 2023 (Newswire.com) - NCWIT proudly announces the 2023 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award recipients, honoring 109 from 43 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada.
Each year, U.S. educators (formal or informal), counselors, administrators, mentors or other influencers who support the computing-related passions of 9 through 12 grade students are eligible to receive recognition for their efforts to promote gender equity in computing. This year, the awards include three National Educator Award Winners, 64 Affiliate Award Winners, and 42 Affiliate Award Honorable Mentions selected from more than 130 amazing, talented applicants.
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The entire NCWIT AiC program platform is supported generously by Apple. AiC also receives support for specific national program elements. The AiC Educator Award is sponsored by AT&T.
National Educator Award Winners
The National NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Educator Award elevates several educators whose work exemplifies the best of the AiC Educator Award. The Award identifies outstanding formal and informal educators who play a pivotal role in encouraging 9th-12th grade students who are women, genderqueer or non-binary students to explore their interest in computing and technology. The award also recognizes these educators for their efforts to promote gender equity in computing.
In its sixth year running, NCWIT is pleased to announce the 2023 National NCWIT AiC Educator Award recipients:
- Adam Riazi of Cabell Midland High School in Ona, West Virginia
- Anne Laughlin-Fuller of Dublin Jerome High School in Dublin, Ohio
- Khamphet Pease of Wilson Middle School in San Diego, California
Read their full commendations here.
About National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of more than 1,500 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase the meaningful and influential participation of girls and women — at the intersections of race/ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other historically marginalized identities — in computing. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K-12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers. Find out more at www.ncwit.org.
Source: The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)