Year Honored: 1996Harlan Elementary
Bloomfield Hills, MI
At the time of the Award, Deborah Woodman was:Teacher
Hill Center For Academics and Technology
Deborah Woodman is currently teaching second grade at Harlan Elementary School in Bloomfield Hills. Previously she taught third and fourth grade at Birmingham Covington School—an innovative school for grades 3-8 in Birmingham, Michigan—and was a former consultant for Oakland Schools. In these roles, Deborah Woodman has worked with both students and educators toward the integration of technology into the curriculum. She has developed and conducted numerous in-services including handheld technology training for administrators and teachers and the creation of multimedia instruction. The former science and technology program she created for elementary grades involves parents, university students, business leaders and other community members as classroom volunteers. Having worked at both the district and state level in the development of technologically integrated elementary education models, Miss Woodman actively serves as a model for technology integration among her peers.