Heuvelton Central teacher is one of 100 New York educators participating in PBS program
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 2:37 pm

HEUVELTON -- A Heuvelton Central School teacher was selected as one of 100 educators in the nation to take part in the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.

Sarah Hopper from Heuvelton Central School is a tech-savvy K-12 educator who incorporates digital media her classroom to promote student engagement and achievement, according to a PBS release.

“WPBS-DT is proud to recognize Sarah Hopper for her dedication to truly changing the way students learn through technology and digital media,” said Teri-Gene Conlin, Outreach Manager, WPBS-DT. “We are honored to provide educators with one-of-a-kind resources, tools and trainings that will further enhance their skills and enable them to share these skills with other educators in the Northern New York community.”

The 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will receive yearlong professional development opportunities that include virtual trainings, access to premium and exclusive resources, and invitations to special events.

In addition, the top 16 applicants will serve as leads of the program and will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in a two-day digital education summit where participants will engage in hands-on learning, collaborate with peers and hear from digital technology thought leaders.

The full list of the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators is available at http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/digitalinnovators.