INDIANAPOLIS — Abbi Richcreek from Edgewood Middle School received the highest honor given to Project Lead The Way teachers — PLTW Outstanding Teacher — at the Project Lead The Way national conference.
PLTW recognized Richcreek in front of hundreds of attendees, including teachers from across the United States.
“We are grateful to our teachers for their commitment to inspiring and empowering their students with the knowledge and transportable skills needed to thrive in our ever-changing world,” said PLTW Senior Vice-President and Chief Programs Officer David Greer. “The PLTW Outstanding Teachers are leaders in their classrooms and are inspiring the next generation of innovators. Richcreek is a model PLTW teacher.”
PLTW Outstanding Teachers and PLTW Outstanding Educational Leaders are selected through a competitive nomination and selection process for their focus on empowering students to thrive in this evolving world. They have demonstrated a strong record of the following:
- Delivery of inspiring and empowering student experience in the classroom; this includes success in implementing high-quality PLTW programs and inspiring students to apply learning beyond the classroom.
- Expanded access to career learning for students in the school and community.
- Teacher leadership within the classroom, school or district, using innovative methods to engage students in activity, project, problem-based learning, and active pursuit of professional and personal development.