Potlatch School District #285 is thrilled to announce that 3rd Grade Teacher Brianna Burkgart has been awarded a $1,649.00 grant from the Idaho Education Technology Association (IETA). This grant will enable Mrs. Burkgart to purchase a new interactive whiteboard for her 3rd-grade classroom.
The IETA is a non-profit organization committed to advancing student learning by promoting and supporting the use of technology in Idaho classrooms. Mrs. Burkgart was recognized for her outstanding achievements with this award at the IETA Conference, held from February 7 to 9, 2024, at the Boise Center in Boise, ID.
The Potlatch School District values the support provided by IETA and acknowledges the significant impact it will have on Mrs. Burkgart and her 3rd-grade students. Introducing new technology into the classroom will create fresh opportunities for instruction and boost student engagement.
With this grant, Mrs. Burkgart can enhance her teaching strategies and engage students more effectively in their learning process. The interactive whiteboard will facilitate collaborative activities and allow students to explore educational content in new ways.
The Potlatch School District is proud of Mrs. Burkgart’s accomplishment and grateful for the resources provided by IETA to support innovative teaching practices.
In conclusion, this grant will undoubtedly benefit both Mrs. Burkgart and her students as they continue to learn together in a tech-enabled environment that fosters engagement and achievement.