Saturday, August 13, 2011

Live Thursday August 18th with Jeff Piontek on Education Change and Reform

Join me Thursday, August 18th, for a live and interactive webinar with Jeff Piontek, Head of School at Hawaii Technology Academy, on on education change and reform.

Date: Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Log in at The Blackboard Collaborate 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 Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Recordings: The full Blackboard Collaborate recording is at and the portable .mp3 audio is at The LearnCentral event page is

Jeff Piontek is an author, keynote speaker and teacher (most importantly). He has worked with many at-risk school districts nationally as a consultant on affecting educational change and reform. Jeff started out as a Science teacher in the South Bronx, NYC and worked his way up to the Director of Instructional and Informational Technology in NYC.

Jeff's latest book; Blog's Wiki's and Podcast's, Oh My! Electronic Media in the Classroom has been well received by the education community and is in its second printing. His newest book will be released in March and continues his work on STEM education and 21st Century Skills.

He has received many accolades including the latest from Governor Linda Lingle for Innovation in the economy for his STEM education work nationally. Jeff sits on the National Governor's Association STEM committee as well as the State of Hawaii Economic Development Workforce Committee, which he was appointed to by the Governor.

Jeff has embarked recently on a new venture at Hawaii Technology Academy and the school has performed at the top of the public schools in Hawaii its first year and doubled to 500 students in its second year.

Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts, Oh, My!: Electronic Media in the Classroom

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