Tags EdTech State Heroes 2017
EdTech Hero: Darshell Silva urges Rhode Island's educators to embrace edtech
Silva has trained hundreds of teachers, librarians and school administrators in technology integration and blending learning.
EdTech Hero: Rick Gaisford champions digital teaching and learning initiative in Utah
Gaisford drove the development of a program that is expanding the use of digital tools in classrooms across the state.
EdTech Hero: David Couch, Kentucky's long-time leader in school connectivity
Couch’s department has been a leading force in internet access for students for over 25 years.
EdTech Hero: Val Emrich promotes accessibility for students with disabilities in Maryland
Under Emrich's leadership, "accessibility for all students" has become a major theme in statewide meetings, conferences and events.
EdTech Hero: Bobby Keener creates opportunities for 'non-traditional' learning in Virginia
Through dynamic learning programs and increased edtech resources, Keener encourages students to approach learning with an innovative spirit.
EdTech Hero: Barbara Soots paves the way for OER adoption in Washington
Soots “listens, advises and gently nudges” districts to understand and embrace open educational resources.
EdTech Hero: Todd Lawrence elevates E-rate program in Idaho
Lawrence doesn't just connect schools in Idaho to broadband. He ensures that connectivity is high-quality and low-cost.
EdTech Hero: Janice Mertes builds a plan for Wisconsin to become 'Future Ready'
Mertes was essential in writing the state’s new digital learning plan and explaining it to the public.
EdTech Hero: Tim Renick leverages data to propel Georgia students to graduation
Renick's GPS Advising system analyzes student data to produce measurable results. Fourteen other colleges in the state already have implemented it.