You are here


STEM Teacher of the Year: Denise Burton

Denise Burton was named one of six 2018 STEM Teachers of the Year by the Governor's Office of Science, Innovation, and Technology. Burton, previously a civil engineer, currently teaches at Northwest Career and Technical Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nevada is a leading state in the country for computer science education as indicated in the national K-12 Computer Science Access Report presented at the State Policy Forum on September 27, 2018 in Colorado. 

A lot has happened in the world of computer science in Nevada. Thanks to the work of the Department of Education and Computer Science Subcommittee of the STEM Advisory Council, Nevada is recognized as a national leader in computer science.