The 2022-23 Robert C. Maguire Award was presented to Christine Power, Robert Parga, Nat Vaughn for their grant: Empowering Educators: Enhancing teaching practices through asynchronous professional development. This grant will fund site licenses for two asynchronous professional development courses focusing on 1) Artificial Intelligence (AI)’s impact on learning and teaching and 2) Implementing differentiation and UDL strategies using technology. Information contained within each course will enable teachers to adapt their instruction to meet the needs of all learners within this ever-evolving educational context.
About the Award
Robert (Bob) Maguire was the Superintendent of Medfield Schools from 1999 – 2013.
This award will be given to a staff member whose effort embodies Bob’s vision for further developing students’ global understanding and readiness to engage in the expanding global economy. Similar to Bob, the award recipient will be someone who inspires students to look beyond the town of Medfield and learn more about the global community through innovative programs and technologies.
This may include initiatives that:
Use innovative technologies to enhance learning, foster collaboration, and develop connections with other people and communities
Increase multicultural awareness and appreciation
Bring multicultural elements into the curriculum
Develop links with schools or organizations in other nations or different ethnic communities within the US
Each year, all staff, parents and students are invited to nominate staff members for the award.