PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Three Port Chester teachers recently received the 2014 Pioneer Award - Special Recognition for Collaborative and Innovative Initiatives.
John F. Kennedy Magnet School teachers Jennifer Curti, Kate Albero and Karla Percell received the award from John Hall, regional coordinator for the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center, according to a press release. The award was presented on May 16 at the Edith Macy Conference Center in Briarcliff Manor.
"The award recognizes the work these teachers have done in integrating digital storytelling and student digital literacy projects with JFK’s School/Community Garden after school program," representatives said in the release.
“This distinction is a reflection of our hopes, dreams, vision, and partnerships. JFK’s Pioneer
Award is about a body of work that tells a wonderful story about our school, community, and
promise for the future of life science education at JFK,” said Lou Cuglietto, JFK Principal, in the release.
The Pioneer Awards are presented annually to a school district, teacher, and director of technology from schools in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties.