BEEHIVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY’S COMPUTER SCIENCE TEACHER RECEIVES OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD
Sandy—Beehive Science and Technology Academy’s computer science teacher, Sumeyra Gul, has been given the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET) Outstanding Teacher Award. Gul was given the award on March 5 at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo. The award presentation was part of UCET’s annual conference.
In addition to receiving a plaque, Gul was presented with a check for $500.
According to its website, “The Utah Coalition for Educational Technology is a 501(c)3 Utah not-for-profit, volunteer-service organization comprised of educators and others interested in promoting technology-enhanced learning and teaching for all.”
Gul was one of six nominees for the Outstanding Teacher Award.
Gul teaches Digital Literacy to 6th graders, Computer Science Discoveries to 7th graders and Digital Media to 9th graders. She also teachers App Development as a middle school elective, and AP Computer Science Principles as a high school elective. In addition to her everyday responsibilities as a teacher, Gul is heavily involved in extracurricular activities at Beehive, including CyberPatriot, the Girls Who Code Club and Beehive’s College Mentorship and Leadership Program. Gul has been a teacher with Beehive since 2016.