YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (April 17, 2018) – Turning Technologies, the global leader in learning, engagement and assessment solutions, has announced the Classroom Improvement Technology Grant winners. The company awarded educational technology packages valued at $3,056 each to ten outstanding K-12 teachers.

Turning Technologies selected recipients based on how they would incorporate technology in the classroom to promote effective instruction and increase student achievement.

Classroom Improvement Technology Grant Recipients:

Marissa Church – Kennedale High School – Kennedale, Texas
Steven Gaetano – Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Middle School – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Melanie Harmala – Chassell Township School – Chassell, Michigan
Nicki Heist – Raymore-Peculiar High School – Peculiar, Missouri
Mike Hill – Hollywood Christian School – Hollywood, Florida
Robert Krakehl – Manhasset Secondary School – Manhasset, New York
Tenia Maurer – JP Knapp Early College High School – Currituck, North Carolina
Heather McKinion – Clinton High School – Brandon, Mississippi
Tami Peak – Slocomb Elementary School – Slocomb, Alabama
Katie Uppman – Crumpton Elementary – Marina, California

“We received hundreds of thoughtful grant applications from teachers across the country,” said Chuck Reigrut, Vice President of K-12, Corporate and Government Sales. “These winners demonstrated a passion for education and clear vision for how our technology will help them support student success in their classrooms.”

Each winning classroom will receive a package of the following edtech tools courtesy of Turning Technologies:

TurningPoint – Polling software to create and deliver interactive lessons and collect real time results

Mobi View – Mobile interactive whiteboard featuring a large LCD touchscreen that enables content delivery from anywhere in the classroom

32-Seat QT2 Kit – Classroom clicker system featuring multiple ways for students to engage and interact

ExamView Assessment Suite & Learning Series – Complete testing solution to create, launch and review assessments

ExamView Premium – Mobile solution that allows students to respond to ExamView questions with a computer, tablet or smartphone