This Educelerate Event was recorded on April 25th, 2013 and presented by Christopher Nyren, Founder of Educelerate. Educelerate holds a gathering space for Ed Tech leaders in the industry with the educators and entrepreneurs who share their interests. This next episode, taken from Educelerate X, we discussed K-12 school district needs and the challenges of school district sales models with current and former buyers of educational content and technology.
- Ron Huberman – former CEO/Superintendent of Chicago Public Schools, President of the Chicago Transit Authority, Chief of Staff to Mayor Richard M. Daley and current co-founder of TeacherMatch
- Sharnell Jackson – former Chief eLearning Officer of Chicago Public Schools and current president of Illinois Virtual Charter @ Fox River Valley and of Data-Driven Innovations Consulting
- Henry Thiele Ed.D. – Chief Technology Officer for District 207 Maine Township High School, president of SET Connections, and an active edtech blogger.
- Phil Lacey, Ed.D. – Director of Instructional Technology Services for District 219 Niles Township Community High School, president of Illinois Computing Educators and an active Educelerant.
The panel was moderated by John Mellios, the Director of Instructional Tools and Technology at Chicago Public Schools and previous consultant with the Stupski Foundation and technical coordinator for the Oakland Unified School District.