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Leadership » Pioneer Awards 2016

LHRIC Pioneer Awards

The Pioneer Award
The Pioneer Award
Kenneth Shelton
Kenneth Shelton

Annual Pioneer Awards 2016

  • Date: Friday, May 13. 2016
  • Place: Edith Macy Conference Center, Briarcliff, NY
  • Time: 8:30-1:30

The LHRIC Pioneer Awards are presented every year to a school district, teacher, and director of technology, from the Westchester, Rockland and Putnam county region.  The awards are in recognition for innovative uses of technology that change teaching and learning.

Kenneth Shelton - (8:30-11:30am)

Ken currently holds a M.A. in Education, with a specialization in New Media Design and Production.  He has worked as an educator for 10 years and currently teaches technology at the Middle School level.  He has earned teaching credentials in both Social Studies and Technology Education.  As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is a Google Certified Teacher, an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Discovery STAR Educator, and serves on the Board of Directors for Computer Using Educators “CUE.” Ken regularly gives keynotes, presentations, and leads workshops, many of which are hands on, covering a wide variety of educational technology, technology integration, creative expression, photography, presentation design, visual literacy, and instructional design topics.

Pioneer Awards Celebration (11:30am-1:30pm)

Come celebrate our 22nd Annual Pioneer Award winners! Director of Technology, Teacher, and School District awards will be presented. Event includes lunch. Register today via the below link.


Pioneer Awards Applications:

Teacher Nominations - Click here to submit a nomination

This award will be presented to a teacher who is a leader in moving technology forward in his/her classroom and/or school building. This individual is passionate about educational technology and shares that vision with others.

Director of Technology (or Technology Leader): Click here to submit a nomination 

This award will be presented to a Director of Technology who is a positive leader in moving technology forward in his/her school district. This individual is passionate about educational technology and has launched initiatives that have sparked innovative change in his/her district.

District Award: Click here to submit a nomination 

This award will be presented to a district that has demonstrated regional leadership through innovative uses of technology. This district presents a model for others to follow and is on the leading edge of instructional technology trends.

Please Note - The deadline for receipt of the application and all supplemental materials is Friday April 1, 2016 (4:00PM).

For more information, please contact Jennifer Cronk at jcronk@lhric.org or 914.592.4203 (ext 3402) 






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