Paul Beckermann Selected as 2012 Outstanding Minnesota High School AV/Media Coordinator

CMLE’s Governing Board President, Paul Beckermann, has won another award for his outstanding service to students, faculty, and staff at Dassel-Cokato High School!! Congratulations to Paul for this exciting honor!

From Alpha Video….

Minneapolis, MN, December 14, 2012 – Alpha Video is pleased to announce that Paul Beckermann, Media and Digital Learning Specialist at Dassel-Cokato High School, has received the 2012 Outstanding Minnesota High School AV/Media Coordinator Award.

Beckermann was recognized for the effective and innovative implementation of audio, video and media technology. He has 18 years teaching experience as an English instructor plus seven years experience as the Media and Digital Learning Specialist. Some of his accomplishments include:

  • Acting as coach and advisor for DCTV – a weekly TV news broadcast, produced by students for students.  Paul_AVaward
  • Designed technologically equipped classrooms to include mounted LCD projectors, interactive whiteboards and updated computers with document cameras, microphones, headphones and an improved software collection.
  • District Trainer in Moodle.
  • Introduced eBooks to the school library collection.
  • Current President Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange.
  • Chaired or participated in numerous technology committees for the school district.

Beckermann received his award on December 9, 2012 at the annual TIES Education Technology Conference during the Technology Leadership Awards Banquet.  Scott Tronson, Alpha Video Marketing Manager, presented the award to him.

Commenting on the award, Beckermann said, “I have had the opportunity to meet other high school AV/Media coordinators from schools across the state, and I’m continually impressed with how they have effectively and innovatively implemented audio, video and media technology in their schools. Their leadership and hard work is helping to transform classrooms and to provide students and staff with the tools and training needed to be successful. It’s an honor to receive this award and to represent this great group of professionals.” He also thanked his wife, Pamela Beckermann, who works at the Dassel-Cokato Middle School as a Digital Learning and Media Specialist.

The program was sponsored by Alpha Video, CastNET, Bosch/ElectroVoice, Kramer Electronics, Samsung, Panasonic and VBrick.

About Alpha Video
Alpha Video & Audio has been a professional video systems provider and integration specialist since 1970. Alpha specializes in products, systems and services for video and digital media content creation, distribution and management. Alpha Video is headquartered at 7711 Computer Ave, Edina, Minnesota 55435. (800) 388-0008 or (952) 896-9898.