SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013
Congratulations to San Marcos Unified School District for winning the Classroom of the Future Foundation's 2013 Innovate Award!
The award recognized the district for using web conferences to cost effectively provide professional development. The award was presented to the district at a ceremony on May 21 by Clayton Hoyle, Co-Founder of EDmin, which sponsored the award.
The district's 457 elementary teachers participate in the program, which focuses on California's Common Core state standards.
It was the Foundation's 10th annual awards dinner, featuring the presentation of seven awards and $40,000 in scholarships.
"It was great to see the Foundation honor all educators selected this year," Hoyle said. "We are especially pleased to honor San Marcos for bringing innovation to professional development. It is critical for teachers to connect with each other and stay up to date on best practices."
“The programs chosen to be honored demonstrate a significant impact on learning and are innovative, inspirational or substantially improve student achievement,” added Bruce Braciszewski, Ph.D., executive director, Classroom of the Future Foundation.
EDmin’s focus is “Connecting Educators With What Works.” The company has been working with schools and districts for 20 years and serves nearly 4 million users in all 50 states and the international market. EDmin is best known for the INFORM® Learning System, an enterprise-level platform that integrates assessment, reporting, resources and community capabilities with an academic data warehouse. For more information, please visit http://www.edmin.com.
About the Classroom of the Future
The San Diego-based Classroom of the Future Foundation (not affiliated with EDmin) brings San Diego County’s education and business communities together to facilitate partnerships that create innovative learning environments. Each year, educators and school district leaders throughout the county submit their learning programs for the Innovation in Education Awards consideration. Winners are chosen by a jury of local business and education leaders. For more about the Foundation, contact Executive Director Bruce Braciszewski or visit http://www.classroomofthefuture.org.