Educators Win LDC, MDC Awards at National Conference



These teachers, trainers, principals, schools and districts were honored for their implementation of the Literacy Design Collaborative and Mathematics Design Collaborative frameworks at SREB’s College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference July 11, 2016, in Louisville, Kentucky. 

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LaToya Gay, Banks Middle School
Pike County School District, Alabama
Outstanding LDC Teacher Award
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Esther Hollingsworth-Shaw, Hoke County High School
Hoke County Schools, North Carolina
Outstanding MDC Teacher Award
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 Sheri Blankenship
Rankin County School District, Mississippi
Outstanding LDC Local Trainer Award
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Kelly Hagan
Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky
Outstanding MDC Local Trainer Award
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Tammie Williams,  Roanoke Rapids High School
Roanoke Rapids City Schools, North Carolina
Outstanding LDC-MDC School Principal Award
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Mendenhall Junior High School
Simpson County School District, Mississippi 
Outstanding LDC-MDC School Award
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Fultondale Elementary School
Jefferson County Schools, Alabama
Outstanding LDC-MDC School Award (elementary grades)
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Jefferson County Schools
Outstanding LDC-MDC District Award
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SREB’s College- and Career-Readiness Networking Conference brings together educators to learn and improve classroom strategies with the Literacy Design Collaborative and the Mathematics Design Collaborative frameworks.  LDC and MDC have re-energized thousands of teachers by creating a collaborative environment that builds teacher confidence and student learning. The 2016 conference, the fourth annual, was held in Louisville, Kentucky, July 11-13.

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