Education

Education

Beginning with its SNS Project Inkwell initiative – the first global vendor consortium on appropriate technology in K-12 – FiRe takes a deep look into creating the next model for modern education.

 

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  • Ron Fortunato

    US McAuliffe Educator; NASA Space Ambassador; and President, Trillium Learning

  • Ángel Cabrera

    President of George Mason University; President, Thunderbird School of Global Management (ret.)

  • Nelson Heller

    President, HellerResults Group

  • Clark Easter

    Co-Founder and CEO, Trifecta Global Infrastructure Solutions, Ltd.

  • Kathy Hurley

    SVP Strategic Partnerships, Pearson Education & Pearson Foundation

  • Chris Lohse

    Vice President, Strategic Affairs, Pearson K-12 Technology

  • Marc Prensky

    Founder and Executive Director, The Global Future Education Foundation and Institute

  • David Achim

    President and COO, Skyfiber Inc.

  • Thomas Greaves

    CEO, The Greaves Group, LLC; and Member, SNS Project Inkwell Steering Committee

  • Mick Ebeling

    Founder and CEO, Not Impossible LLC

  • David Engle

    Director of US Operations, SNS Project Inkwell, and (Fmr.) Superintendent, Port Townsend School District

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