Elisa Welch named a 2011 Ide@s Scholar

Middle school spanish teacher Elisa Welch
Middle school Spanish teacher Elisa Welch

Congratulations to middle school Spanish teacher Elisa Welch, who has been named a 2011 ide@s Scholar!  She has been awarded a scholarship to attend the 2011 Milwaukee Digital Media Conference.

According to a news release from The Stephens Group LLC, a sponsor of the scholarship, applicants were chosen on their passion for improving teaching and learning with the use of technology, experience with curriculum development and leadership skills.  Information about this year’s scholars is available at http://mdmc2011.wikispaces.com/Ideas+Scholars+Winners+2011 .

The Milwaukee Digital Media Conference is a unique hands-on collaborative conference for educators who want to develop lesson plans and units that will utilize 21st century skills. The conference is being held from July 26th -29th at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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