Jill Riffer CAPS Tech Solutions instructor receives award.
Jill Riffer, Tech Solutions instructor, receives the 2017 Western Missouri & Kansas Affiliate Aspirations in Computing Educator award. NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) provides a long-term community for female technologists, from K-12 through higher education and beyond, encouraging persistence in computing through continuous engagement and ongoing encouragement at each pivotal stage of their educational and professional development.
The Aspirations in Computing Educator Award
The Aspirations in Computing Educator Award identifies outstanding educators who play a pivotal role in encouraging young women to explore their interest in computing and technology, and recognizes these educators for their efforts to promote gender equity in computing. Over the past four years, more than 160 educators have been recognized and have received more than $150,000 in professional development funding to improve their computing education skills.