ISTE spotlights innovative educators for creating transformational learning experiences

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), a nonprofit focusing on accelerating innovation in education, today announced the winners of the 2022 ISTE Impact Award, Distinguished District Award, Making It Happen Award, and 20 To Watch Awards. The award winners will be recognized during ISTELive 22 on June 26-29. 

“We are delighted to spotlight some of the most innovative educators from around the globe for their tireless commitment to transform learning for all students,” said Richard Culatta, CEO of ISTE. “Each of these educators have made a tremendous impact on the quality of learning and student engagement during a very challenging time.. Congratulations to all the honorees!” 

ISTE Impact Award

This award recognizes individuals who do outstanding work to improve learning for all students and create system-wide change in the field of education. The 2022 awardees are: 

  • Sydnee Dickson, state superintendent of public instruction, Utah State Board of Education (Salt Lake City, Utah)

ISTE 20 To Watch Award

This award recognizes 20 up-and-coming individuals who are already making a difference through their work. Winners have exemplified excellence through projects or artifacts that others can replicate. The 2022 honorees are:

  • Alberto Herraez, sixth grade teacher, Davis School District (Farmington, Utah)
  • Mario Herraez, fifth grade teacher, Davis School District (Farmington, Utah)