Ira Socol

Ira Socol Director of Educational Technology and Innovation Albemarle County Public Schools   Educational Leadership Experience Since coming to Albemarle County I have been able to lead teams focused on Learning Technologies, including 1:1 implementation, classroom innovation, library re-design, learning space modernization, and internal grants. In all cases we have focused entirely on the needs … Continue reading Ira Socol
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Dr. Kelly Rippard

Dr. Kelly S. Rippard Instructional Technology Lecturer Old Dominion University     Educational Leadership Experience Greetings, everyone, I am excited to share with you my educational leadership experience. At the beginning of the career, I served as a high school English teacher at a state-of-the-art technology high school in Virginia; here I sponsored service clubs … Continue reading Dr. Kelly Rippard
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Terry Partlow Lowry

Terry Partlow Lowry Director of Technology & Curriculum Wakefield School     Educational Leadership Experience My experience in education spans almost three decades and includes the roles of classroom teacher, instructional technology coach, and school administrator. I am currently the Director of Technology and Curriculum for Wakefield School, an Independent School in The Plains, VA. … Continue reading Terry Partlow Lowry
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Heather Hurley

Heather Hurley Personalized Learning Supervisor Arlington Public Schools     Educational Leadership Experience I currently serve as a Supervisor in the Department of Instruction where I oversee the district’s personalized learning program. I was an elementary Assistant Principal at an Apple distinguished school, where I assisted in the management of an instructional program that included … Continue reading Heather Hurley
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Anita Harris

Anita Harris Instructional Technology Specialist Cumberland County Public Schools   Educational Leadership Experience As a classroom teacher, I was chosen to participate on the school leadership team, provide professional development and also be a technology lead teacher. I moved into the ITRT role and has been providing leadership, support and professional development to teachers, students and administrators. … Continue reading Anita Harris
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David French

David French Principal and Digital Learning Leader Virginia Beach City Public Schools     Educational Leadership Experience I am in my 29th year in education. The past 15 years have been as an elementary school principal. All of my experience has been in the Virginia Beach Schools. The past 7 years have been very exciting … Continue reading David French
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Issues Statements Following Visits to Miami Elementary School and Miami Dade College

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Royal Palm Elementary with Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, where they toured the school, read to students, and spoke with teachers and administrators. Secretary DeVos then continued on to Miami Dade College, where she met with President Eduardo J. Padrón and toured the college's Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex. Following the visits, Secretary DeVos issued the following statement:
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Accepts Invitation From AFT President and District to Visit School in Ohio

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement after accepting an invitation to visit a school in Van Wert, Ohio: "I look forward to visiting the students, parents and educators of Van Wert. Every parent should be able to send ...
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Issues Statement on Visit to Excel Academy with First Lady Melania Trump and Queen Rania of Jordan

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, First Lady Melania Trump and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan visited Excel Academy in Washington, DC. After touring the school and speaking with parents, teachers and students, Secretary DeVos issued th...
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Issues Statement Recognizing the Month of the Military Child

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos kicked off the Month of the Military Child today, April 3, by visiting Kimberly Hampton Primary School in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She visited several classrooms, read to students, and met with school official...
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