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Release May 10, 2012
MCAA Teachers Named
SMART Exemplary Educators
Three teachers selected for recognition
Marietta, GA - Three Marietta Center for Advanced Academics (MCAA) educators: Stormi Johnson, 3rd Grade Teacher, Susie Throop, 4th Grade Teacher, and Dacia Riles, 3rd Grade Teacher were recently named SMART Exemplary Educators, and are among only 150 teachers selected for the honor in North America each year.
The North American SMART Exemplary Educator program is open to K–12 teachers, technology coordinators and administrators in the United States and Canada who are committed to developing engaging content and sharing their expertise with other educators.
To become a SMART Exemplary Educator, educators must:
- Use SMART products in innovative ways to improve student learning outcomes
- Complete an application that highlights your commitment to developing effective educational practices and sharing them with other educators
- Provide a letter of reference from a school administrator
- Demonstrate a significant history of SMART-related professional development
"We are very proud to have three high performing educators receive North American recognition for their seamless use of SMART tools in their classrooms at the Marietta Center for Advanced Academics," said Dr. Debra D. McCracken, Marietta City Schools Assistant Superintendent Curriculum and Instruction.