Maggie Iaquinto VCE Computing Educator of the Year
The DLTV Maggie Iaquinto VCE Computing Educator of the Year Award recognises the importance of the work of a VCE teacher, which significantly contributes to computing at the senior secondary level.
The winner of the award will receive:
An award presented at the next DLTV state conference, DigiCon.
Individual membership to DLTV for one year.
Recognition on the DLTV website.
Nominees must be based in a school and considered a member of the teaching staff of that school. Applicants must be either an individual member of DLTV or a staff member of a DLTV member school or learning institution.
The VCE award acknowledges the work of Victorian teachers who teach any of the following Senior Secondary School subjects:
VCE Unit 1: IT in action, Unit 2: IT pathways Units 3 & 4: IT Applications, Units 3 & 4: Software Development
VCE Algorithmics (HESS)
VCE VET – Cisco, ICT, Integrated Technologies, Interactive Digital Media
Nomination should be supplied to the Chair of the selection committee (at firstname.lastname@example.org) by 31st May. Submissions for awards should be restricted to six pages only (or equivalent) of printable information with the exception of supporting evidence in other media. Application should include:
Nomination Statement (including reference to criteria)
Letters of Recommendation (minimum of two)
Criteria for Selection
This award recognises significant achievement, advocacy, support, passion and promotion of the distinguished work by a leading computing educator of senior students. This may include their work to enhance the overall quality of the course that they teach by:
Teaching at least one of the above subjects for a period of at least 2 years.
Networking with other VCE teachers who teach in similar areas.
Providing professional learning opportunities for other teachers.
Actively participating in relevant social networking engagements.
Inspiring others to strive for excellence and innovation.
Developing and disseminating resources for the wider education community.
Contributing to curriculum, assessment and resources.