DPS Student Receives Distinguished Technology Pioneer Award

John Calvert (DPS/Ed), a learning facilitator in the Clarkstown School District, received the Distinguished Technology Pioneer Award conferred annually by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center (LNRIC) in recognition of his innovative uses of technology to advance education in his district.

Learning Facilitator John Calvert, center, pictured above with key members of the Clarkstown School District technology department

John is best known in Clarkstown for his work on the Google Apps for Education initiative, a partnership with Google that has allowed the district to make use of the company’s organizational tools and, in turn, create a curriculum mapping project that has facilitated student/teacher collaboration.

In addition to being enrolled in Seidenberg’s Doctor of Professional Studies for Education Professionals, John teaches in the MS in Educational Technology program offered through the School of Education.

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