OKLAHOMA CITY – Today the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) announced Drew Robinson from Tulsa Public Schools as one of this year’s Public Broadcasting Service LearningMedia Digital Innovators. The program, which is in its fourth year, recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms. Robinson is one of 52 Lead Digital Innovators in the U.S. and its territories.
“OETA is proud to recognize Ms. Robinson, who was chosen as a Lead Digital Innovator from a pool of talented and innovative educators from across the country that are using technology and digital media in the classroom,” said Dan Schiedel, OETA Executive Director. “Ms. Robinson will represent OETA and all of Oklahoma as she continues to enhance her skills with these one-of-a-kind resources, tools and trainings from PBS LearningMedia.”
The 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will receive yearlong professional development opportunities that include virtual trainings, access to premium and exclusive resources from PBS LearningMedia Custom service, a free PBS TeacherLine professional development course, networking opportunities and more. PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will also receive ongoing support in their community from their local PBS member stations.
In addition, the 52 Lead Digital Innovators will receive an all-expense paid trip to Denver, Colorado, to participate in the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Summit and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.
The full list of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators is available athttp://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/digitalinnovators.
PBS LearningMedia received hundreds of applications from leading teachers throughout the U.S. and its territories. Judges selected the 52 educators from throughout the U.S, its territories and the District of Columbia, as Lead Innovators, representing almost every state and Washington D.C., a first in the program’s history. These educators exemplify excellence in using technology and digital media to support student learning.