OSCODA COUNTY- The COOR ISD Lyle Spalding Award for Leadership in Educational Technology was presented at the Fairview Area Schools Board of Education meeting in August.
Lyle Spalding is a former Superintendent of COOR ISD who understood the importance of embracing technology to facilitate education. This namesake award has been recognized for over twenty years, and nominations are sought each year throughout all educational entities within the COOR ISD service area.
The 23rd annual award was presented to Birte Sumerix of Fairview Area Schools. After the Board of Education reviewed all nominations gathered from across the four counties, Ms. Sumerix was chosen for her innovative use of technology to enhance science instruction and her willingness to assist others, students, and staff. She was nominated by Sarah Taylor, Fairview Areas Schools Superintendent.