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Sue Johnson Named Colorado and Nationally Recognized NCWIT Computer Science Teacher of the Year

Monarch High School computer science teacher Sue Johnson received an Aspirations in Computing Educator Award from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT). The Educator Award is conferred upon educators that have demonstrated a commitment to encouraging young women’s aspirations in computing. Johnson was the Colorado 2015 NCWIT Educator and also recognized as one of 30 nationally from the State Awards.

Johnson and other 2015 Colorado Aspirations in Computing Award winners and runners-up were recognized at an Awards Program held April 26 at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Johnson was a software engineer and has been a teacher at Monarch High School for the last decade. She started the Computer Science Program at Monarch High School with a few students, and it has grown to a full-time program with a variety of courses for all students and many young women.

Learn more about Sue Johnson from her biography posted on the NCWIT website at http://www.aspirations.org/users/sue-11597. To learn more about NCWIT, go to http://www.ncwit.org/about.