For Immediate Release: April 25, 2011
Contact: Marlene Nesary, ISTE, (541) 302-3789, email@example.com
Pat Walsh, VoxPRPA, (541) 434-7021 firstname.lastname@example.org
International Society for Technology in Education Announces Results of 2011 Board Elections
Washington, D.C.--The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE(r)) has announced the results of its 2011 board election. ISTE members elected seven new board members and re-elected two.
Newly elected to the board are the following:
Ric Wiltse, executive director, Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning, Lansing Michigan, USA
Kecia Ray, executive director of learning technologies, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Tennessee, USA
Tony Brandenburg, manager, professional development, Victorian Institute of Teaching; president and fellow, Australia Council for Computers in Education, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Computer Science Representative
Stephen Rainwater, department chair and Chandler Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Tyler, USA
Kari Stubbs, vice president, 21st Century Learning, BrainPOP, New York, New York, USA
Julie Lindsay, e-learning coordinator, Beijing (BISS) International School, China
State Technology Director Representative
John Keller, director of learning technologies, Indiana Department of Education, Indianapolis, USA
Re-elected to the board were:
Christopher Fuller, director of instructional technology, Urbana School District 116, Urbana, Illinois, USA
PK–12 Schools Representative
Ben Smith, physics teacher, Red Lion Area High School, Red Lion, Pennsylvania, USA
The new board members will take office in June at a board meeting held in conjunction with the ISTE 2011 conference and exposition (formerly known as NECC) in Philadelphia. Board officer elections will take place at that time as well and president-elect Holly Jobe, project manager of Classrooms for the Future for the Pennsylvania Department of Education in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA will begin her tenure as board president.
ISTE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology. With its affiliate network, ISTE represents more than 100,000 education leaders and emerging leaders throughout the world. www.iste.org.
ISTE is the registered trademark of the International Society for Technology in Education.