And the 2008 Winners Are ...

BY: Converge staff |

The Center for Digital Education and Converge magazine announced winners of the 2008 Digital Education Achievement Awards which showcase exceptional education Web sites, projects and programs across the world. The awards recognize educators, students, parents and volunteers who are creating meaningful education experiences for students using digital technology.

Marina Leight, vice president of the Center, said, "We had an impressive field of applications this year. Education leaders along with students, parents and teachers are making the Web an exciting place with all kinds of innovation. This year's winners are an outstanding showcase of great ideas."

Learning and Engagement category

A Journey into Time Immemorial - Simon Fraser University, Xa:ytem Longhouse Interpretive Centre and the Virtual Museum of Canada/Canadian Heritage Information Network - Sunset Ridge School, Northfield, Illinois

Delta College Web site

Honorable Mentions:

Blue Ridge Community College Web site

Drexel University Online Web site Web Publishing System -- Los Angeles County Office of Education
Northern Virginia Community College Web site

TeAch 21 - Cherokee County Board of Education, Georgia

Community (Tighter Bonds) category


Alabama Learning Exchange Alabama Department of Education, Technology Initiatives

Collaborative Community - Bulloch County School System, Georgia

Howell Township Public Schools, New Jersey, Web site

Iowa School Alerts

McAllen Independent School District, Texas, Web site

West Virginia Education Portal

Honorable Mention:

Spackenkill School District, New York, Web site

Accountability (School Performance) category


Clayton County Public Schools, Georgia, Internet and Intranet/Portal

Truckee Meadows Community College Online Student Progress Reports

Utah Educator Services Suite


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