Features Education

Angela Copeland – Toronto Public Library

Est. reading time: 4 mins

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Angela Copeland and her colleagues at the Toronto Public Library knew that, while they couldn’t change the situation everyone was in, they could offer a tried-and-true comfort: books. Copeland, the library’s director of digital strategy and CIO, accelerated the organization’s plan to create digital access cards for […]

Ali Kolahdouz – Region One Education Service Center

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It’s said that everything is bigger in Texas, and not simply because its 268,500 square miles make it the largest state in the continental U.S. There are big hats, big trucks, big plates of barbecue and big high school football stadiums where almost 20,000 fans can cheer their team on. And there’s a big fiber […]

Roy Hart – British Columbia Institute of Technology

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Some people don’t interact with IT until they have a technology problem. Roy Hart knows his department has more to offer, though, and he’s spent the past few years changing the perception of what it does. As the CIO at British Columbia Institute of Technology, he’s fostered relationships across campus to show the value of […]

Sarah Trimble-Oliver – Cincinnati Public Schools

Est. reading time: 3 mins

For eight consecutive years, enrollment at Cincinnati Public Schools had been increasing. Then the COVID-19 pandemic happened. Some students transferred to schools with different safety protocols, some started home schooling and others moved. And, as districts nationwide experienced, many parents have delayed kindergarten for their kids. But, despite a 4  , Sarah Trimble-Oliver is confident […]

Rashmi Radhakrishnan – Arcadia University

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced students to leave campus, Arcadia University didn’t want to simply make classes remote. University leaders and faculty wanted the courses tailored to the medium. With the help of administrators, professors and her IT team, vice president and CIO Rashmi Radhakrishnan helped redesign over 600 courses  so the content would translate […]

Joe Carr – American Academy of Ophthalmology

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Founded in 1896, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology was the first organization of its kind in the U.S.—a professional medical association dedicated to eye, ear, nose and throat doctors. In 1979, the organization split into two entities: the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Now known simply as the […]

Joshua Patchak – Green Bay Area Public School District

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Lights, camera, education. The scenario played out routinely as the COVID-19 pandemic spread through the U.S. in 2020-21, leading to virtual classrooms at all levels of education. In Green Bay, Wisconsin, Joshua Patchak recalls the scramble of getting public schools ready for remote learning, and says perhaps the most enduring lesson is that some students […]

Rob Bruno – Achieve3000

Est. reading time: 3 mins

Rob Bruno is no stranger to ensuring technology can be a valuable teaching tool for students. In fact, he says fostering equity in education is one of the greatest rewards of his IT career. As chief technology officer for Achieve3000, Bruno was already bringing about changes in how the online educational content provider operates. He […]

Taran Lent – Transact

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Remember those days in the dorm when you fretted about how many meals were left on your meal card for the week? How about keeping spare change for the washer and dryer in the basement or fumbling for your key while trying to get inside the dorm on a winter night? Once, that was part […]

Frederick Hicks – Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Nonprofits differ from corporations by being more mission-oriented, focusing on social impact rather than capital gains. Still, nonprofits can learn from how business operates. As Dr. Frederick Hicks explains, running nonprofits like a business—particularly on the technology side—can lead to a much greater social impact and fulfillment. As CIO for the Early Learning Coalition of […]


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