Celina, OH – Betsy (Bollenbacher) Crites, District Technology Integration Coach for Celina City Schools has earned certification as a District/Building ICoach from INFOhio, Ohio’s PreK-12 Digital Library. The certification requires more than 15 hours of group training and individual study, which was completed on her own time this past summer of 2017.
ICoaches—short for “integration coaches”—work with teachers to incorporate digital technology and research tools in their classrooms. Mrs. Crites joins 332 other educators around Ohio who have received District/Building ICoach certification.
INFOhio’s Executive Director Theresa M. Fredericka
“District/Building ICoaches are a linchpin in promoting INFOhio’s free resources and services to educators across the state. An ICoach has first-hand experience with the demands classroom educators face along with boundless curiosity about the newest educational technologies. And they love to share their excitement.”
Sheila Baltzell, Celina Schools District Media Specialist
“Betsy is definitely a district leader. Taking personal time to learn more about these digital tools will directly and positively affect the quality of instruction our students receive.”
For more than 20 years, INFOhio has provided online digital resources to Ohio’s PreK-12 schools and is one of the country’s largest library and information networks. In addition to library software group licensing and support, INFOhio provides a collection of online academic research databases to all PreK-12 students and their families as well as classroom information technology and curriculum support to educators. For more information, go to www.infohio.org.