A Rising Technology Star

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First grade teacher Kristin Rochford from Charles Campagne Elementary School was the named the district’s recipient of the Nassau Association of School Technologies Award at the year-end Nassau Association of School Technologies Conference on June 13.

NASTARs are chosen for their innovation, their ability to seamlessly integrate technology to the curriculum, and for their exemplary technology leadership. Ms. Rochford was selected as Bethpage’s NASTAR Award recipient for her creative and innovative use of technology to support teaching and learning in her classroom.

Ms. Rochford has expanded the walls of her classroom with her use of technology in projects such as establishing pen pals with students outside of the district. She continues to remain open to learning and adding new tools of technology to support students. 

Ms. Rochford has also supported the district’s initiative of using Twitter to promote and showcase the great lessons taking place in her classroom and around the community.

“I am so honored, humbled and lucky to be a part of such a wonderful school family and community,” said Ms. Rochford. “I am grateful for the support from the district, school and first grade team.”