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The Board of Education Advisory Councils

Educational Technology Advisory Council

The Advisory Council on Educational Technology advises the Board of Education and the Commissioner in three broad areas:

  1. the development of policies guiding the use of information technology and educational support in the schools of the Commonwealth;
  2. the identification of current and emerging issues involving technology, together with the concerns of educators, employers, higher education institutions and others; and the development of policies to address such issues; and
  3. the management and oversight policies for the Department's educational technology programs.

Educational Technology Advisory Council Members (2012-2013)

MembersTitleInstitution
Susan BirrellRegional PartnerFocus Eduvation
Charles Milton BurnettRetired SuperintendentEducation Consultant
Shelley B. ChamberlainExecutive DirectorMassCUE
Ellen M. DriscollTechnology Systems AdministratorMiddleborough Public Schools
Edwin GuarinAcademic Developer EvangelistMicrosoft
Stephen KelleyManaging PartnerTECedge LLC
Steven MazzolaDirector of TechnologyBelmont Public Schools
Lee McCanne (Co-Chair)Director of Technology and School LibrariesWeston Public Schools
Kimberly RiceAssistant Chief Operating OfficerBoston Public Schools
Annamaria Schrimpf (Co-Chair)Director of Educational TechnologyMinuteman Regional Career and Technical High School
Thomas J. StellaAssistant SuperintendentEverett Public Schools
Stephen SylviaPrincipalSquantum Elementary School, Quincy Public Schools
Jean E. TowerDirector of Technology Northborough/Southborough Public Schools
Barbara TreacyDirector, EdTech Leaders OnlineEducation Development Center, Inc.
Maxim WeinsteinExecutive Director Stop Badware

FY2012-2013 Meeting Schedule

DateLocationTimeMinutes
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 ESE1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013ESE1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 
Tuesday, December 04, 2012ESE3:00 PM – 5:00 PMDownload PDF document Download MS WORD document
Wednesday, September 19, 2012ESE3:00 PM – 5:00 PMDownload PDF document Download MS WORD document

Locations:

ESE: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906

Contact Information

Luis Rodriguez
Director, Office of Digital Learning
Phone: 781-338-3247
Email: lrodriguez@doe.mass.edu

Susan Hargrave
Coordinator of Digital Learning and Accessibility
Phone: 781-338-6844
Email: shargrave@doe.mass.edu

Council Statement

ETAC's Vision and Goal Statement

Resources

MA STaR Chart (School Technology and Readiness Chart) represents the work of ETAC to support districts in their technology planning.

Position Papers

Every year ETAC develops position papers discussing issues related to technology use in schools.

Download PDF Document  Download MS WORD Document
Major Topic Areas Related to the Infrastructure Requirements of Online Assessments
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Preparing for Online Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities
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Technology Leadership
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Responsible Technology Use in Public Schools


Last Updated: March 29, 2013
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