“As our supervisor, Lee Corder provides exemplary leadership and facilitates a sense of community among his teachers. He is a key reason for the PLTW success that is enjoyed at Butler Tech and at our eleven associate school districts as he advocates for giving access to all students and creating relevant opportunities,” said Corder’s PLTW Instructors in their recommendation of him for the award.
PLTW Outstanding Teachers and PLTW Outstanding Educational Leaders are selected through a competitive nomination and selection process for their focus on empowering students to thrive in this evolving world. They have demonstrated a strong record of the following:
- Delivery of inspiring and empowering student experience in the classroom; this includes success in implementing high-quality PLTW programs and inspiring students to apply learning beyond the classroom.
- Expanded access to career learning for students in the school and community.
- Teacher leadership within the classroom, school, or district, using innovative methods to engage students in activity-, project-, problem-based learning, and active pursuit of professional and personal development.
“We are grateful to our educational leaders for their commitment to inspiring and empowering their students with the knowledge and transportable skills needed to thrive in our ever-changing world,” said PLTW Senior Vice President and Chief Programs Officer David Greer. “The PLTW Outstanding Educational Leaders are schools, districts, and communities and are inspiring the next generation of innovators. Lee Corder is a model PTLW educational leader.”
Corder is entering his 28th year in education having served administrative roles in Lakota, Madison, and Butler Tech for the past 11 years. He is currently the Satellite Principal for Lakota, Madison, and Talawanda and serves as the District Coordinator for PLTW and is the State of Ohio Technology Student Association (TSA) advisor.
Corder lives in Madison Township with his wife, Carrie, and 2 daughters Grace and Lilly.
Congratulations to Lee Corder, 2019 PLTW Outstanding Educational Leader, for your continued commitment to transforming lives!