Congratulations to former elementary school and current high school teacher Ryann Bedoya for continuously expanding her technology and technology integration expertise. Presently, Ryann teaches Computer Programming, Freshman Seminar, and Accounting. Earlier this year, she received monetary help from the Blue Eagle Foundation to purchase 12 drones and merge cubes. She also advocated for the district to provide her classroom with iPads and a 3D Printer to enhance her Computer Programming classes. In addition to her teaching duties and responsibilities, Mrs. Bedoya helps run the Aevidum Club and coaches Nazareth Varsity Softball.
Mrs. Bedoya has been very passionate and active in sharing her knowledge of technology. She has participated in numerous conferences and has been awarded for her accomplishments. To name a few, Ryann attended and contributed to the following:
· Spring into Technology, 2019
· PASA/PSBA Conference, 2019
· SAS Conference, 2019
· PETE & C, 2022
· PETE & C, 2023
· Keystone Technology Innovator STAR Summit, 2023
The awards and honors she has received since becoming a teacher are as follows:
· CIU20 Excellence in Education Award 2019 for NAIS Affinity Rooms
· Keystone Technology Innovator STAR, 2022
· Keystone Technology Innovator Lead Learner, 2023
Ryann is a 2006 Nazareth Area High School graduate. She attended East Stroudsburg University and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. Ryann is achieving her Masters from Wilkes University in Instructional Media with a STEM Endorsement.
Mrs. Bedoya has been teaching for a total of 11 years. She was hired by Nazareth Area in 2016 to teach technology classes to students at the Intermediate School. Ryann continues to grow her technological pedagogical knowledge while sharing what she learns with her colleagues and students. On behalf of myself, the Administration, and the Board of School Directors, I would like to thank Mrs. Bedoya for embracing technology, sharing her knowledge with staff and students, and being a tremendous asset to the High School Business Department.