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RUSD Teachers Earn 2018 RITE Grants for New Technology in the Classroom


On Thursday, May 31, Interim Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien along with Chief Information Officer Tim Peltz and other members of RUSD administration surprised this year’s RITE Grant recipients in their classrooms.

Advances in technology mean there are an unprecedented number of digital solutions for educators from which to choose from. RUSD funded RITE Grants gives our educators the opportunity to support student learning in the classroom utilizing these new tools and technology.

Congratulations to the following staff members who earned 2018 RITE Grants.

  • Amy Georgi, Walden III - Bringing the Student Project Based Assessment and School Yearbook into the 21st Century with Photo Systems
  • Elizabeth Paredes-Richard, SC Johnson Elementary School - Empowering Dual Language Learners Through Virtual Learning
  • Rebecca Madsen, McKinley Middle School - The Need for Technology: Creating Empowered Learners