2013 Midwest Spotlight Educator Ben Grey is the Chief Information Officer for Oak Lawn- Hometown School District 123. He works to implement an integrated communications strategy that provides strong connections between staff, students, parents, and the community. He is a professor in the Master of Education in Literacy program at Judson University where he teaches the course, “Technology in Literacy Instruction.” To read more about Grey’s work, please visit d123.org and bengrey.com/blog. Follow him on Twitter at @bengrey.
Ben is one of nine educators chosen as spotlight speaker at the Midwest Education Technology Conference. This special designation honors leaders from the region in education technology, whose practices are making a difference for students and teachers. METC, a program of Cooperating School Districts, celebrates 30 years in 2013.