Tag Archives: WI DEN Recognition


Meet another new Wisconsin STAR

Frank Devereaux, a Educational Technology Coach/Infotech Teacher at Savanna Oaks Middle School is one of Wisconsin’s newest DEN STARS.  Frank answered a few quick questions to help us get to know him better.  I hope to see Frank at future DEN events! What is your teaching background/experience? Taught science for 12 years and just recently


Meet a new DEN STAR

Here’s a little information about one of Wisconsin’s newest STAR Educators, Diane Doersch, of Neenah.  Welcome to the DEN family!  What is your teaching background/experience? I am currently the Director of Instructional Technology in Neenah, Wisconsin. I have taught at the elementary level for 11 years then at the middle school computer applications level for 11


Acknowledging Our Own

Every now and then, it is appropriate to acknowledge what our DEN members around Wisconsin are doing. For instance, this summer Rita Mortenson shared with us her trip to California as an Apple Distinguished Educator. We have many educators in the state doing amazing things for education and receiving awards for their efforts. If you


Rita Mortenson, Apple Distinguished Educator

This past July, as an Apple Distinguished Educator, class of 2007, I had the opportunity to attend the Apple Summer Institute in Monterey Bay, California from Monday, July 23-Saturday, July 28. This was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. We arrived at the Apple Infinite Loop Campus in Cupertino, California and got