Crissy Lauterbach is the Innovative Teaching and Learning Coordinator for Butler Tech in Hamilton, Ohio. In 1994, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She completed her graduate work in Educational Leadership and Curriculum at the University of Dayton and earned a Masters in Administration.
Being a 24 year veteran educator, Miss Lauterbach was the keynote speaker for the Department of Defense Schools’ International Future Educators Association in Garmisch, Germany, Miami University’s Teacher Academy Symposium, Tedx Yearling, and the Anthony Munoz Foundation’s Youth Summit. She was also the Teacher Ambassador at South Craven School in Yorkshire, England, in 2004. Since 2002, Crissy has been a Teacher Leader for Educators Rising, Phi Delta Kappa, and an annual presenter at the Educators Rising National Conference for the past fourteen years. In 2014, she became the first National Advisor in Residence for Educators Rising.
In 2015, Crissy was named a White House Innovator for her work in Teacher’s Academy and Educators Rising. Her awards include: Ohio Teacher of the Year Semifinalist, Leavey Award Winner, Tri-state Educator of the Year, the Wooster Excellence in Education Award, the ACTE Community Service Educator of the Year for Region 1, and the inaugural winner of the Erin Young Award for honoring student voices in her classroom.