2018 Utah ACTE Teacher of the Year
Melinda Mansouri is being recognized as the Utah ACTE Teacher of the year for her outstanding teaching and curriculum development for Web and Mobile App Designs. Melinda was the original author on the Advanced Website Creation Curriculum for Utah, a new course that is being added to the CTE Course listings.. The course was developed to bridge the gap between the Web 2 class, and the Industry Certifications that her students have taken with great success over the past twelve years. Melinda has served on committees to revise, and develop new standards for several courses including: Web 1, Web 2, Mobile App development, and Game Development. Her industry contact list has been instrumental in updating the standards to match the needs of the technology industry. Melinda’s students participate in both DECA and Skills USA. Along the way, she teaches her students the value of community service and leadership. She is a great example of a teacher who inspires her students to be their best.