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Catherine McGuinness

Mansfield ISD
Martha Reid Elementary School
Catherine McGuinness is one of the premier teachers in the state of Texas. Holding a dual citizenship in both the United States and South Africa, Catherine is able to bring a global view to her educational design. As a founding member of the joint Apple and TASA project, Catherine has been on the forefront of designing, creating and producing iTunes U courses for both teacher and administrator use throughout the state of Texas. In addition, she is one of the “base camp” members of the worldwide iTunes U teacher initiative and through her involvement with these ventures has been able to work with both teachers and administrators in her district to increase iTunes U usage by 1200%. Catherine has been both the campus teacher of the year, and the district teacher of the year and done numerous presentations such as Foreign Affairs Council, South by Southwest, and TASA. She is a personable and enthusiastic educator who enjoys spreading her love of teaching and technology and helping to broaden the global horizons and potential within the educational environment.