The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators announced its 2016 Educators of the Year. Bissonet Plaza Elementary Media Specialist and Technology Coordinator Christine Smith Dauterive is the Region 1 Leader of the Year. Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy math and technology teacher Susanna Klusendorf is the Region 1 Middle School Teacher of the Year. Metairie Academy fourth grade teacher Claudia Suazo is the Region 1 Elementary School Teacher of the Year.
Winners will be recognized at the annual LACUE Conference Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony, which will take place December 8 at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency. The LACUE is a professional nonprofit organization that recognizes and promotes the use of computers in education. Its officers, directors, and board members include education professionals from across the state.