Dr. Kecia Ray Assumes Presidency of ISTE Board of Directors

7/17/2013 12:00:00 AM

Board Officers Elected at ISTE 2013 Conference in San Antonio

WASHINGTON, D.C. –July 17, 2013 –The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced its 2013-14 board officers. At the ISTE 2013 conference and expo in late June, Kecia Ray, Ed.D., took the helm of the board as president. Ray is the Executive Director of Learning Technologies and Library Services at the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

“It is such a high honor for me as a district administrator to represent the ed tech community in this manner,” said Dr. Ray. “I am privileged to serve with some of the most talented people in our field.”

The 16-member board elected Paige Johnson, Education Strategist at Intel Corporation as treasurer and Mike Lawrence, Executive Director of Computer Using Educators, Inc. (CUE) as secretary. ISTE’s past president is Holly Jobe, education consultant from Flourtown, Pa.

In addition, five new and two re-elected members joined ISTE’s continuing board members to lead the premier membership association for educators committed to empowering connected learning in a connected world. Newly elected to the board earlier this spring were Mila Fuller, Deputy Executive Director, National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, Ill.; Matt Harris, Ed.D., Head of Learning Resources, German European School Singapore; Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, CEO, Powerful Learning Practice, Virginia Beach, Va.; Mia Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley; and Janet Zanetis, National Education Advocate, CISCO Systems, Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia.

Re-elected to the ISTE board were John Keller, Ph.D., Director of Instructional Technology and eLearning, Metropolitan School District of Warren Township, Indianapolis, Ind.; and Kari Stubbs, Ph.D., Vice President, Learning and Innovation, BrainPOP, New York, N.Y.

In addition to Ray, Jobe, Johnson, and Lawrence, the nine continuing board members include Arlene Borthwick, Ph.D., Associate Dean and Professor, National College of Education at National Louis University, Palatine, Ill.; Laurie Conzemius, Media Specialist, ISD 748, Sauk Rapids, Minn.; Betsy Goeltz, Ed.D., Principal, Pocatello School District, Idaho; Gwyneth Anne Jones, Teacher Librarian and Technology Specialist, Murray Hill Middle School, Columbia, Md.; and Kathy Schrock, Educational Technologist, kackl!, Eastham, Mass. Learn more about ISTE’s governance and board members.

About ISTE

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. Home to ISTE’s annual conference and expo and the widely adopted ISTE standards for learning, teaching and leading in the digital age, the association represents more than 100,000 professionals worldwide. For more information, visit iste.org.

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