The results of the 2015 Board of Directors election are in, and ISTE is pleased to welcome new board member, Bill Bass, as well as two returning members, Dr. Mila Thomas Fuller and Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach. They will start their three-year terms Jan. 1.
Bill is the innovation coordinator for instructional technology and library media at Parkway School District in Chesterfield, Missouri. He’s also an adjunct professor of education at Missouri Baptist University.
Mila Thomas Fuller, Ed.D, Dr. Mila Fuller, deputy executive director of the National Council of Teachers of English, will be representing ISTE at METC 2016. She will also be presenting two sessions: Supporting Student Writers through the Use of Digital Organizers and Evaluating Digital Tools for Use in the Classroom.
Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach is CEO of Powerful Learning Practice in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She has worked as a classroom teacher, technology coach, charter school principal, district administrator, university instructor and digital learning consultant.
Dr. Matt Harris will become the new chair and Dr. Kecia Ray will become past chair effective Jan. 1.
Learn how two media specialists transformed libraries at their district into Learning Commons spaces starting with developing a five year plan. They will also help participants brainstorm ideas for their own libraries and how to transform them and how to promote them in new and innovative ways.
The Library Media Specialist: Lead, Motivate, Serve
Presenters: Andrea Head & Kelly Hauquitz, media specialists, Francis Howell School District, St. Charles, Missouri.
The preconference workshop will be on February 8, 2016, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the St. Charles Convention Center.
The presenters explained more about their workshop in the video they created below!
Did you know that a full video production studio already resides within the iPad? Be a part of this preconference workshop, Become a Citizen Journalist, to learn how to guide your students on becoming citizen journalists.
The presenter of this workshop, Don Goble, a multimedia instructor at Ladue School District, was named the 2015 National Broadcast Adviser of the Year by The Journalism Education Association. His students have also won multiple awards for their journalism and you may have seen them at METC 2014 and 2015 as part of the METC eNews Student Journalism team.
This preconference workshop will be on February 8, 2016, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Make sure to register by December 16 to receive the early bird rate!
The video below is for the iBook Interview an Expert that is included in the iTunes U course, Become a Citizen Journalist, which will be used as part of the workshop on February 8.