Tags EdTech State Heroes 2017

EdTech Hero: Darshell Silva urges Rhode Island's educators to embrace edtech

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

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

by Kate Roddy • 2 years ago

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

by Kate Roddy • 2 years ago

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

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

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

by Kate Roddy • 2 years ago

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

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

Soots “listens, advises and gently nudges” districts to understand and embrace open educational resources.

EdTech Hero: Todd Lawrence elevates E-rate program in Idaho

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

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'

by Kate Roddy • 2 years ago

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

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

Renick's GPS Advising system analyzes student data to produce measurable results. Fourteen other colleges in the state already have implemented it.

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