Westfield Teacher Wins $10K Innovative Technology Award
Laura Segedin was one of five educators in New Jersey to receive the award.
Laura Segedin, Industrial Arts/Technology teacher hailing from Roosevelt Intermediate School in Westfield, was awarded a $10,000 Innovative Technology Educator Award through the NJ Technology and Engineering Educators Association (NJTEEA) for "outstanding dedication and innovation in the field of Technology Education.
This award, sponsored by the Martinson Family Foundation, recognizes extraordinary contributions and performance by five educators in New Jersey with an unrestricted cash award of $10,000 to each honoree. Ms. Segedin is pictured here receiving the award from John Martinson, who funds the awards and all of the professional development opportunities that NJTEEA offers throughout the year.
Segedin, who also was named the Optimist Club of Westfield’s Intermediate Teacher of the Year in 2011, will be applying the award to advance her education.