Lisa Auerbach and Pamela Dugar received a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis on Instructional Technology from the Masters Online Program through Houston Baptist University in August 18, 2001. Their 21 team cohort has worked with Houston ISD, SW District and Houston Baptist University. They are the first graduating cohort in the program who are from HISD.
Phillis Bardo on the 2001 summer was a master teacher for the Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP) and for the Science and Math Institute. She was also a consultant with Marilyn Burns Education Associates and taught the Math Solution Course in Greece, New York, Cleveland and Cincinnati.
Susan Boone's article The Communication Revolution was published on the ENC Focus Magazine New Horizons in Mathematics and Science Education (Volume 8, Number 4, 2001)
Barbara Christopher has presented workshops on beginning Photoshop for the faculty at Drew Academy in Aldine ISD.
Fermin Coronado in conjunction with the Houston International Festival and Lantrip Elementary prepared for the visit by the President of Ireland (Mary McAleese) to Houston. It took a year of preparation using the art department and individual teachers to develop lessons relating to the country of Ireland. He is the Rip Van Winkle in the picture featured in http://ES.houstonisd.org/LantripES
Joyce Ramig received a plaque for serving on the Texas State Panel to choose the seventh grade, English language science textbook adoption for the state. This was taken place in Austin from June 19-June 22, 2001.
Peggy E. Schweiger is serving on the Advisory Comm for Phase II of Toys in Space - a program sponsored by The Houston Museum of Natural Science and NASA. She was elected to serve as the TSAAPT (Texas Section AmericanAssociation of Physics Teachers) high school representative to the STAT (Science Teachers Association of Texas) Board. She was also selected as one of the three state finalists for Secondary Science for the 2001 Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Math and Science. She was the first place high school winner of the 2000-2001 HSSC/TASCD Instructional Excellence Grant and was selected to participate in the Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program. As a Fulbright Memorial Fellow, she was the guest of the government of Japan for three weeks in June of 2000!
Marilyn Turmelle was given an Honorable Mention from RadioShack for their National Teacher Awards, 2001.
Judy Woods is the Technology Specialist for her school and received a grant to add technology to their school, 50 new computers, and 6 new camera for filming and editing. She does live broadcast every morning with students using edited video from the new equipment. The GirlTECH engineering class for 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls is entering its 3rd successful year! The GT class rotates into the broadcast studio to learn the skills for jobs in communications as well.
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