Cubic Presents Montgomery Middle School of San Diego with ‘Innovate Award’ for Use of Technology in the Classroom

Cubic Corporation participates in Classroom of the Future
Foundation’s 13
th Annual Innovation in
Education Awards

) today announced it presented Montgomery Middle School of San
Diego with the ‘Innovate Award’ for the school’s Makerspace Lab at the
Classroom of the Future Foundation’s 13th Annual Innovation
in Education Awards event held on May 25. Classroom
of the Future Foundation
(CFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization that engages businesses, communities and educational
leaders to create innovative learning environments in San Diego County
K-12 public schools.

Education leaders, schools and programs that use dynamic educational
technology and help prepare students to thrive in a competitive
workforce were all honored at the awards ceremony. Montgomery Middle
School received the ‘Innovate Award’ for its Makerspace Lab, an
engineering lab where students can discover and learn about Arduinos,
electronic circuits, mechanical engineering and additive manufacturing
using 3-D printers to create products to solve a problem or satisfy a
need. The design thinking process encouraged in the school’s lab
empowers students to use their creativity and ability to develop
real-world solutions.

“Cubic has been an active supporter of CFF since 2007 as part of the
company’s commitment to promote STEM, workforce development, education
and technological innovation within our local community,” said Darryl S.
Albertson, Ph.D., vice president of corporate human resources, Cubic
Corporation. “We are proud to not only highlight Montgomery Middle
School for their efforts in using advanced technology in the classroom,
but also the forward-thinking administrators and educators who were
recognized at this year’s event.”

“Classroom of the Future Foundation is known for being the convener of
business, community and educational leaders around innovation in
education,” said James Wright, newly appointed CEO, Classroom of the
Future Foundation. “We are privileged that local businesses, like Cubic
Corporation, are committed to supporting innovative learning practices
in this community and helping to prepare our students to be our future

The CFF-hosted, 13th Annual Innovation in Education Awards
took place at the Shiley Theatre, University of San Diego. During the
event, CFF also presented individual administrator/educator awards
including the Visionary & Outstanding Leadership Award; Innovative
Superintendent Award, Innovative Principal Award, Innovative Educator
Award, Innovation in Technology Award, and Innovation in Instruction
Award; in addition to the Impact Award, Inspire Award and Achieve Award
for classroom educational programs.

About Cubic Corporation

Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products
and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure
communications markets. As the parent company of two major business
units, Cubic’s mission is to increase situational awareness and
understanding for customers worldwide. Cubic Transportation Systems is a
leading integrator of payment and information technology and services to
create intelligent travel solutions for transportation authorities and
operators. Cubic Global Defense is a leading provider of realistic
combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly
specialized support services for military and security forces of the
U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, please visit
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Cubic Corporation
Laura Chon, 858-505-2181