Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Leslie Conery

Deputy CEO, International Society for Technology in Education

Leslie Conery is the deputy CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), a nonprofit association reaching more than 100,000 educators worldwide. ISTE is dedicated to transforming learning environments and preparing students, teachers and school leaders with digital-age learning and leadership skills. Conery provides executive leadership for ISTE′s operations office in Eugene, Ore.; is chair of ISTE′s educational technology conference and exhibition; and serves as a member of ISTE′s National Educational Technology Standards leadership team. She has served on numerous boards and advisory groups, supporting innovative educators on every continent, and has collaborated with educators and policymakers globally to bring about systemic change in education. Recent projects include increasing the representation of women in technology, developing assessments for digital-age learning skills and bringing computational thinking skills to the K-12 classroom. Conery holds an M.S. in computer science and a Ph.D. in education from the University of Oregon.

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