Ursuline News

UA Dallas Announced as 2021-2022 Microsoft Showcase School

For the 5th year, Ursuline Academy of Dallas has been recognized as a 2021-2022 Microsoft Showcase School! 

Microsoft's release stated, "today, we celebrate the accomplishments of the thousands of inspiring educators and schools across 100 countries who are joining our communities for their commitment to supporting a culture of learning, innovation, and continuous improvement."

The global Showcase Schools and MIE Expert communities come together to tackle challenges, celebrate successes, share learnings, and try new solutions in vibrant online communities through Microsoft Teams and social media. As they continue their education transformation journeys, they are supported by Microsoft, partners, and each other through capacity building, transformation guidance, peer learning, amplification opportunities, and early access to research and solutions.

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Ursuline is also thrilled and proud to announce that 18 educators have been named MIE Experts for 2021-2022, of among the 700+ in the US. More than 25,000 submissions were submitted globally. Congratulations to the following teachers and staff members who have achieved this expert designation:


  • Simon Aisthorpe
  • Staci Kimbrough
  • Rick Lancaster
  • Andrea Pujol
  • Robert Zamora
  • Kevin Braun


  • Corby Baxter
  • Kyle Lee

Computer Science:

  • Kevin Braun
  • Eve Juarez

World Language:

  • Roxana Casco
  • Amy Gilchrist
  • Amanda York


  • Harriet Furton
  • Kirsten Hudak
  • Maggie Merkle


  • Elizabeth Smith


  • Jules Musal
  • Anne Robertson