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ISTE announces results of 2015 election for board of directors

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December 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dec. 14, 2015 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today announced the results of its 2015 election for board of directors. Newly elected to the ISTE board is William " "Bill" " Bass, innovation coordinator for instructional technology, information and library media, Parkway School District, St. Louis, Mo., and adjunct professor of education, Missouri Baptist University. Returning to the board for a second term are Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, CEO, Powerful Learning Practice, Virginia Beach, Va., and Mila Thomas Fuller, Ed.D., deputy executive director, National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, Ill. All will serve three-year terms, beginning January 2016.

In addition, in the new year, Matt Harris, Ed.D., deputy head for learning technology, British School of Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia, becomes ISTE chair and Kecia Ray, executive director, Center for Digital Education, Smyrna, Tenn., becomes past chair.

" "Having a diverse ISTE board comprised of leaders with different backgrounds and experiences provides us with the perspectives necessary to continue to move the organization forward," " said Harris. " "On behalf of the entire board, I would like to thank Mia Williams, who is completing her term, for her service as an at-large representative and board secretary. I look forward to working with the 2016 board as we continue to achieve ISTE' 's mission to transform learning and teaching in a connected world." "

Continuing board members are Laurie Conzemius, technology trainer at Park Rapids Area Schools, Park Rapids, Minn.; S. Dallas Dance, Ph.D., superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools; Hall Davidson, director, Global Learning Initiatives, Discovery Education, Los Angeles, Calif.; Paige Johnson, education strategist, Intel Education, Hillsborough, Ore.; John Keller, Ph.D., director of eLearning, Metropolitan School District of Warren Township, Indianapolis; Kari Stubbs, Ph.D., vice president, Learning and Innovation, BrainPOP, New York, NY; and Jan Zanetis, managing director, Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration, Louisville, Ky.

About ISTE
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world.

Innovative offerings include the ISTE Conference & Expo  - the world' 's most comprehensive ed tech event - as well as the widely adopted ISTE Standards for learning, teaching and leading in the digital age. The organization' 's robust suite of professional learning resources features online courses, consulting services for schools and districts, books, and peer-reviewed journals and publications. For more information, visit Connect with ISTE via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.