What’s Right in the School District of Janesville (SDJ) is a forum to recognize outstanding performances and achievements by SDJ employees, students and schools.
Parker High School Teacher and Student Receive the National Center for Women & Information Technology Award
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing) honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. Congratulations to Parker Senior Maggie O’Leary for winning this award. Maggie also earned a $1000 scholarship!
The Aspirations in Computing Educator Award identifies outstanding educators who play a pivotal role in helping to encourage the young women to continue exploring their interest in computing and technology. The NCWIT Aspirations Award recognizes educators for their efforts to promote gender equity in computing. Parker Teacher Bob Getka recently received this award. He is the first Wisconsin educator to do so!
E-Mail from Veronica McMahon, Madison Elementary to Karen Schulte
“Ann Marshall, a first grade teacher at Madison, just told me she received a grant for 3 iPod Touches, a charger, a boom box, and headphones. Madison Elementary School teachers have been doing a great job getting resources for our school this year!”