A Lanier High School teacher was recently honored by the Gwinnett County Board of Education after being selected as the winner of the Aspirations in Computing Award sponsored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT). The award recognizes educators who have demonstrated a commitment to encouraging young women's aspirations in computing.
Michael Reilly, who joined Gwinnett County Public Schools in 2005 as a computer science teacher at North Gwinnett High School, leads the Lanier High Center for Design and Technology (CDAT) program. CDAT prepares students for careers such as interactive design and game development, digital video production, software development and more.
Reilly, according to a press release from GCPS, has more than 20 years of teaching experience and has received numerous awards including being named as one of six finalists for the 2009 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year title.
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