FGMS Teacher is Internationally Recognized

FGMS Teacher is Internationally Recognized
Posted on 04/19/2018
Debra Shapiro Distinguished Technology Educator plaque

posted 04/19/2018
Debra Shapiro, Technology and Engineering Teacher at Forest Glen Middle School, was recognized at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference in Atlanta Georgia on Friday, April 13 as a Distinguished Technology Educator.

The ITEEA's Website states the following:

"ITEEA’s Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional (DTE) designation is a coveted mark of distinction in technology and engineering education. It recognizes technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators who have demonstrated a high level of competence and professional activity in the field of technology and engineering education.

DTE Overview

ITEEA created the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional (DTE) program to provide a means for recognizing outstanding performance and accomplishments in the field of professional technology and engineering education. As one of the highest honors for professional achievement in technology and engineering education, the DTE designation recognizes the attainments of technology and engineering educators.Consideration for the award is based upon documented evidence of leadership/management skills, continuing participation in association education programs, and demonstration of leadership in association, community, and personal activities.

The Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional program acknowledges the essential principles of adult learning. It incorporates into the process recognition and credit for work experiences and other accomplishments. The program recognizes those areas of technology and engineering education the DTE Board has determined to be most reflective of successful professional attainment."

DTE Chair and DTE award winners from Virginia


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