Top 30

 

Bold decision-makers are the most valuable asset in education today. The Center for Digital Education is committed to our community of national education thought leaders shifting the landscape of education. This annual award recognizes people and organizations who are moving the needle in K-12 and higher education thanks to their commitment to ensuring today’s students are armed with the necessary tools for learning. Our award winners are visionaries who are going against the grain to increase funding, bandwidth, privacy protocols and predictive analytics, and to improve the personalization of learning. With technology as their catalyst, they are dedicated to transforming education at the local, state and national levels in ways that have a positive impact on student success. Congratulations and welcome to #TEAMCDE!

All my best,
Kecia Ray, Ed. D., Executive Director
Center for Digital Education 

 

2017 Honorees

Keeta Holmes

Director, Faculty Development, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Missouri — St. Louis

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Dr. Tammy Grissom

Executive Director, Tennessee School Boards Association

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Desiree H. Alexander

Regional Director of North Louisiana, Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana

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Chuck Chrisman

Executive Director of Information Technology Services, Southeastern Community College, Iowa

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Linda Ashida

District Teaching and Learning Facilitator, High School District 214, Illinois

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Jacob Bates

Techrangers Team Lead, University of Central Florida

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Matthew J. Belanger

Assistant Vice President, Academic Operations and First Year Experience, Southern New Hampshire University

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S. Tom Kambouras

CTO, New York CIty Department of Education

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Amy E. Cashwell, Ed.D.

Chief Academic Officer, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

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Dr. Stacey Gonzales

Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Consolidated High School District 230, Illinois

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Kristina M. MacBury

Principal, Sarah Pyle Academy; Co-Founder and CEO, Educate4hope LLC, Delaware

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Aarti Dhupelia

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, National Louis University, Illinois

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Rebecca Gomez, Ph.D., LCSW

Assistant Professor and Director, Worden School of Social Service, Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas

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Andrea Milligan

Diretor of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Innovation, North Shore Community College, Massachusetts

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Richie Crim

Information Technology Strategist, CIO, Lord Fairfax Community College, Virginia

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Tim Hardison

MATCH Program Director, East Carolina University and MATCH Wellness, North Carolina

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Marlon J. Styles Jr.

Superintendent, Middletown City School District, Ohio

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Evan Marwell

Founder and CEO, EducationSuperHighway, California

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Carla Streff

Director of Learning Technologies and Client Services, Northeast Community College, Nebraska

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Ira David Socol

Director of Learning Technologies and Innovation, Albermarle County Public Schools, Virginia

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Dr. Scott E. Shiffer

Senior Director of Information, Criswell College, Texas

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Demetrios Roubos

Assistant Director of Information Security, Adjunct Faculty in Computer Science and Information Systems, Stockton University, New Jersey

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Michael Nagler, Ed.D.

Superintendent, Mineola Public Schools, New York

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Frances Marie Gipson, Ph.D.

Chief Academic Officer, Los Angeles Unified School District, California

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Ryan B. Jackson, Ed.D.

Executive Lead Principal, Mount Pleasant Arts Innovation Zone, Tennessee

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Valarie Wilson

Executive DIrector, Georgia School Boards Association

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Witt Salley, Ed.D.

Associate Provost for Academic Innovation and Support, Maryland University of Integrative Health

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Michael L. Mathews

CIO and Associate Vice President for Innovation and Technology, Oral Roberts University, Oklahoma

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Ronald M. Bergmann

Vice President of Technology and CIO, Lehman College/City University of New York

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Timothy P. Mottet

President, Colorado State University-Pueblo

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