The Computer Science Teachers Association has announced the 2022 CS Teaching Excellence Award Winners, and Code Savvy would like to extend our congratulations to all of the Award recipients, most notably to the two educators recognized from Minnesota — Melanie Haley Olson, of Parkside Elementary School in Buffalo, Minnesota and Mark Nechanicky, of Lakeview Elementary School in Albert Lea, Minnesota!

From the CSTA Website:

The Computer Science Teachers Association and Infosys Foundation USA are proud to announce the 2022 CS Teaching Excellence Awards winners. The CS Teaching Excellence Awards are designed to recognize outstanding teaching by K–12 computer science teachers. Winners excel in inspiring students to explore the computer science field, engaging students in learning rigorous standards-aligned computer science content, and broadening the participation of underrepresented students in computing. These awards were made possible by a grant from Infosys Foundation USA.

Computer Science Teachers Association

To learn more about this prestigious award and to read about each recipient, please visit the CSTA website here.

Congratulations, Melanie and Mark, and thank you for the work you do to expand computer science education in Minnesota!!

Image of the Award Recipients via CSTA
Image of Honorable Mentions via CSTA