Nevada State Teacher of the Year, 2008
LeAnn M. Morris is the Lead Technology Integration Specialist for Carson City School District in Carson City, Nevada. She is the 2008 Nevada State Teacher of the Year, the 2009 NEA (National Education Association) Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence recipient for the state of Nevada, and a Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education from the University of Wyoming; a Master’s in Education degree in Educational Technology from Lesley University and is currently an Educational Technology doctoral student at Walden University. In her 26-year career, all with the Carson City School District, she has taught elementary and high school students technology literacy skills. In her current position, she is the project lead for the district’s 1:1 Laptop Project of 6,000+ student laptops for grades three through twelve, and coordinator of technology professional development for all 450+ K-12 teachers.
Member of NNSTOY
We are a network of State Teachers of the Year and Finalists who use our teacher leadership to ensure that every student receives an outstanding education. We do this through our focus on practice, policy and advocacy.We Believe...
- Every student has a right to a high-quality education, regardless of background, race, gender, disability or socio-economic status.
- To achieve educational excellence for all students, we must transform and support the teaching profession.
- It is imperative that we involve our nation’s expert teachers in conversations about improving education.
- Teacher leaders will transform the teaching profession and create, implement and sustain systems to solve our toughest educational challenges.
- We must prepare our country’s future workforce to be competitive in a global economy and participate in a diverse, democratic country.
- Educators must partner with families and communities on behalf of our nation’s children.
Videos of Practice
with LeAnn Morris
Promoting digital citizenship by encouraging students to become aware of their digital footprint.
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12