MV Teacher named Emerging Leader in Technology

May 20, 2014 | Uncategorized, Upper School News

ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education recently announced its 2014 award winners. Each year ISTE recognizes individuals who are transforming learning, teaching, and leading in the digital age.
Out of the seven honorees selected nationwide in the Emerging Leader Category, Mount Vernon’s Upper School teacher Cat Flippen was named a winner.
Recognized for her innovation, Flippen was also named earlier this year as the Foreign Language Association of Georgia’s 2014 Teacher of the Year. Flippen, a Google-certified teacher, noted expert in social media, virtual-course delivery, and professional learning for teachers, has taught Spanish for seven years.
This is Catherine Flippenโ€™s second year with Mount Vernon Presbyterian School. Prior to her experience at MVPS, Flippen taught Spanish and Music Technology for Gwinnett County Schools. As a current University of Florida doctoral student, Catherine is seeking her doctorate in Educational Technology and Curriculum and Instruction.
Flippen will be honored at ISTE 2014, one of the biggest, most comprehensive education tech events, to be held June 28-July 1 at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta.
All of this yearโ€™s honorees will receive complimentary registration to ISTE 2014 as well as a one-year standard ISTE membership, in addition to various other prizes.
About ISTE
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTEยฎ) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world.