Richfield teachers honored for use of technology

Published December 30, 2015 at 11:11 am

Two Richfield teachers were honored for utilizing technology in their classrooms at the TIES 2015 Education Technology Conference Dec. 15.

Ben Krupnick, a social studies teacher in the Richfield School District’s Alternative Learning Program, and fifth-grade teacher Will Stewart were honored as TIES Exceptional Teachers during the gathering, which took place at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency.

In a nomination submission, Krupnick was credited for providing unique learning experiences by integrating

technology into his instruction and helping students engage and excel. Stewart was credited for accelerating students’ learning thanks to innovative practices.

TIES, a collaborative including 48 member districts, provides software systems, hardware, professional development and consulting to more than 400 schools in the state, serving about 40 percent of Minnesota’s students, according to the award announcement.