Former tech director wins international honor

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Jill Pierce, the McMinn County School System's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) coordinator, has been selected to take part in Microsoft's Expert Educator program, an initiative to recognize educators and schools globally who are using technology to transform education. Of 23,000 applicants, only 250 expert educators from 150 countries across the globe were selected - only 23 of them from the United States.

Educators were selected for the program based on their innovation, leadership skills, and effective use of technology for better learning and student outcomes, according to a Microsoft Expert Educator press release.

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