Carmalita Seitz, director for ISTE Certification, works closely with the ISTE standards team to support and expand ISTE Certification. She has 20 years of experience as a coach and a leader in educational technology. Prior to joining ISTE, Carmalita was an educational technology integration coordinator at the Western NY Regional Information Center and the Professional Learning Director for NYSCATE, ISTE’s New York State affiliate.
In 2012, she wrote and facilitated the implementation of the NYS VAP Grant. The purpose of the grant was to develop the capacity of local school districts to provide virtual learning (online and blended) Advanced Placement® (AP®) coursework to eligible students. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the New York State University College at Buffalo and a master’s degree from the University of New England in Maine.