Monday, April 19, 2010

Tim Magner on School 2.0

Join me for a live and interactive interview with Tim Magner as we discuss "School 2.0" and the proper role of government in education.

Date:  Thursday, 22 April, 2010
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Elluminate, please visit Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.

Tim is Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, for KC Distance Learning.  Prior to joining KCDL, Tim served as the Director for the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education and was responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of the Department's educational technology policies to maximize technology's contribution to improving education.

Tim's work experience includes serving as the Deputy Executive Director for the Council of Chief State School Officers, the Deputy Director for the Office of Educational Technology, the Executive Director of K12 Education for the Microsoft Corporation and the Director of the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF). He also served as the Director of Technology for the Framingham Public Schools in Framingham Massachusetts, and taught graduate courses in educational technology at Framingham State College and George Mason University. Tim began his career as a social studies and theater teacher at the middle and high school levels in the US and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the College of William & Mary and a Master's Degree in Education from Harvard University.

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