Andy Kotko, current Chair of the California Teacher Advisory Council (CalTAC), was invited to serve on the judges panel at the 2017 ReinventED competition, hosted by the College of Education at California State University, Sacramento.
The contest asked education thinkers to propose a innovative concepts to transform the education process in the United States, such as a new educational product, curriculum delivery method, organizational model, digital solution for learning, parent resource, or after-school programs.
Kotko is joining other invited judges for the competition’s grand finale event on Thursday, September 28th, at Hinde Auditorium on the Sac State campus. Event details and the roster of seven finalist projects can be found at: www.csus.edu/coe/reinvented
Kotko graduated from Sac State with a B.A. degree in Physics in 2000, and also completed his multiple-subject credential training at Sac State. He was recognized in 2016 by the White House with a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) for his career as a first-grade math teacher at Mather Heights Elementary School in Sacramento, California. Kotko was appointed to the CalTAC Chair position in 2014.