recent NSELA Summer Leadership Institute
The VESELS recipients include
- Sarah Adumat of Oshkosh Area School District in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
- Anissa Angier of Edmond Public Schools in Edmond, Oklahoma
- Alfonso Garcia Arriola of ACCESS Academy in Portland Public Schools in Portland, Oregon
- Heather Moll of Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Arizona
- Amy Murphy, Ph.D., of University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama
- Joseph Simmons of Hillsborough County Public Schools in Tampa, Florida
The six recipients have held an emerging leadership role at their school, district, state, or an informal leadership role for three years or less. The recipients will work with an NSELA mentor and communicate to others in NSELA throughout the 2017–18 school year about how they are applying what they learned at the SLI.
To learn more about the VESELS, visit http://nsela.net/awards/vsels.
About Vernier Software & Technology
Vernier Software & Technology has led the innovation of scientific data-collection technology for 36 years. Vernier was founded by a former physics teacher and employs educators at all levels of the organization. The company is committed to teachers and to developing creative ways to teach and learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using hands-on science. Vernier creates easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors, and graphing/analysis software. With worldwide distribution to over 140 countries, Vernier data loggers are used by educators and students from elementary school to university. Vernier technology-based solutions enhance STEM education, increase learning, build students' critical thinking skills, and support the science and engineering practices detailed in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Vernier business culture is grounded in Earth-friendly policies and practices, and the company provides a family-friendly workplace. For more information, visit http://www.vernier.com.