Thursday, September 13, 2012

Digital Transformation of Education

September 19, 3:00 - 4:00 pm EDT

Karen Cator is Director of the Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Dept. of Education and coordinated the development of the National Educational Technology Plan. Mark Edwards is Superintendent of the Moorseville North Carolina School District, where he has led a successful and nationally recognized reform effort, including a 1:1 technology initiative that has increased student achievement.

Karen and Mark will discuss the interplay of national goals and local actions, and how they see our schools moving forward with technology-enabled teaching and learning in the next few years.  Glenn Kleiman, Executive Director of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University will facilitate the discussion.

Participants are invited to submit questions for Karen and Mark before and during the session. Before the session, please send emails to Lisa Hervey at or Jaclyn Bell at

To participate in this event held in Blackboard Collaborate:

Prepare yourself and your computer at least one hour in advance:

Use the following link to access the event no later than 15 minutes prior to the event:

Epic-ed is a part of the national Connected Educators Project, funded by the United States Department of Education.