Getting Smart CEO and author, Tom Vander Ark, is the featured keynote at the 4th Annual Blended Learning & Technology Conference, March 7, 2015 in Providence, RI, presented by the Highlander Institute.
The conference will convene local, regional, and national experts sharing their models, products and insight to support innovative classroom practices around blended learning and technology integration.
Vander Ark is author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World and Smart Cities That Work for Everyone: 7 Keys to Education & Employment. He is CEO of Getting Smart, an education advocacy firm and a partner in Learn Capital, an education venture capital firm investing in edtech startups. Previously he served as the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Tom served as a public school superintendent in Washington State and has extensive private sector experience including serving as a senior executive for a national public retail chain. A prolific writer and speaker, Tom has published thousands of articles, has written and contributed to six published books and co-authored more than 35 white papers. He writes regularly on his Education Week blog, Vander Ark on Innovation, and makes daily contributions to GettingSmart.com.
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4th Annual Blended Learning & Technology Conference
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 8:00AM – 3:00PM
University of Rhode Island Providence Feinstein Campus
80 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
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