Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Elizabeth Burton, VCI-Group Director, assisting national organization plan upcoming summit.

On February 16 in Atlanta, national educators and technology experts will convene to plan a national summit on the use of technology, digital tools, and the impact on teacher educators.  The summit entitled “Mobilizing the Nation's Teacher Educators for Transformation and Accountability in the Digital Age”, is being led by the Association of Teacher Educators.

Confirmed participants currently include: American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, American Educational Research Association, Association of Teacher Educators, Council of Chief State School Officers, Massachusetts Commission on Higher Education, National Association of State Boards of Education, National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Credentialing, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for Accreditation of Education Programs, New Hampshire IHE Network, State Education Technology Directors Association, and the World Federation of Associations of Teacher Educators.

In addition, the following technology companies will provide technical expertise as part of the Association of Teacher Educators' Technology Advisory Group:  Tom Burnett (Apple), Elizabeth Burton (Polycom), Philip Puthumana (Verizon Foundation) and Lisa Trisciani (GovConnection).

Questions regarding this national summit may be directed to Elizabeth Burton at

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