Mayfield City Schools named a 2017 School of TechXcellence by national District Administration magazine, HP and Intel

 

Mayfield City Schools named a 2017 School of TechXcellence by District Administration, HP and Intel

December 1, 2017

MAYFIELD, OHIO - The Mayfield City School District has received a national recognition as a School of TechXcellence by District Administration magazine, HP and Intel.

District Administration magazine is honoring eleven schools and districts in reading and writing instruction and professional development initiatives as part of its Schools of TechXcellence program. This is the second round of honorees for this national recognition program.

“Now that technology is an aspect of every classroom, teachers, principals and district leaders are finding more and more exciting and innovative ways to successfully implement it into learning,” says JD Solomon, editorial director at District Administration magazine. “We hope our readers are inspired by the creativity demonstrated by these honorees to launch similar initiatives in their own schools.”

Mayfield City Schools is being recognized for its “Transforming Education 3.0 The Wildcat Way” professional development program, in which educators learn how to best integrate technology into instruction. The initiative included a year-long study by students, teachers and administrators focused on what practices and approaches were most effective in engaging students and improving instruction.

The Mayfield City Schools initiative underscores the importance of embracing technology as part of the education process moving forward in the 21st century.  

“This honor pinpoints the exceptional work of our teachers to educate our students in the ways in which they learn and society operates through the ever-changing world of technology,” said Mayfield Superintendent Dr. Keith Kelly. “This award is one we all share. Our Mayfield teachers, administrators, technology staff, school board, parents and community continually rise to the challenge to improve instruction to best serve all of our students. I am so grateful for everyone’s collaboration, vision and determination to adapt to what is best for our kids and their future.” 

 The eleven schools and districts honored in this round of TechXcellence—from eight states—have launched reading and writing instruction programs and professional development initiatives that incorporate technology powered by Intel, including laptops, tablets and 3D printers. 

TechXcellence was created by District Administration magazine, in conjunction with HP and Intel, to recognize schools that have implemented innovative, effective and replicable technology programs that contribute meaningfully to student or operational success. The December 2017 honorees were selected by the program’s judges from numerous nominations, and reflect programs that demonstrate effective and replicable success. 

To read the article and view a full list of honorees, visit Schools of TechXcellence Mayfield City.

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