The Center for Digital Education announced the 2017-2018 Digital School Districts Survey Awards in recognition of commendable use of technology by school boards and districts. Fullerton School District is one of sixteen large districts (12,000+ students) receiving this honor. These districts are innovating in examplary ways be investing in tools and learning models for next-generation learners.
Fullerton School District representatives will receive the award presented by the Center for Digital Education at the National School Board Association’s annual conference this Spring in North Carolina. “School boards are embracing technology initiatives that help them govern more effectively and empower their districts to operate more efficiently,” said Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the National School Boards Association. “The variety of districts recognized by this survey in both size and urbnicity serve as examples for others who want to introduce innovative approaches within their communities.”
The Digital School Districts Survey awards U.S. public school boards/districts that most fully imple,emt technology benchmarks in the evolution of digital education as represented in the survey questions. “Fullerton School District’s recognition as one of the top districts with exemplary use of technology is in large part due to the commitment of our teachers and their ability to integrate technology in the classroom and their lesson plans,” stated Dr. Robert Pletka, Superintendent of Fullerton School District. He shares, “The district makes available the technology, but the teachers ability to translate it to the students is the true success story.”