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STEM Educator of the Year

posted Oct 29, 2015, 6:20 AM by Mark Slusher   [ updated Oct 29, 2015, 6:25 AM ]
When it comes to the personification of STEM educator of the year Cindy Watson is an example in both the formal and informal learning environments.  Watson and a dedicated group of volunteer coaches’ assist, train, and guide the robotics team at Altavista High School from a brand new team to a well-seasoned and award winning team and with her leadership and dedication the team will continue to grow and prosper.  In July 2015, Watson and the Altavista High School team helped coach the first ever Campbell County Robotics Academy. This academy included 60 students, representing EVERY elementary and middle school in Campbell County. In addition to her teaching duties, Mrs. Watson also serves as the Chair of the Science Department at Altavista High School and teaches: Biology. Pre-Biology, AP Biology, and Leadership. She also advises the National Junior Honor Society and the SCA. From volunteering with the Girl Scouts, several schools in Campbell County, the Altavista High School Robotics team, to teaching — Mrs. Watson exemplifies dedication and service. - See more at: (information taken from Region 2000 Technology Council)