Walnut Creek, CA., March 31, 2017 -- CUE announced today that Jon Corippo, CUE’s Director of Academic Innovation, was named a Leadership Award Finalist for 2017 by EdTech Digest. Corippo was one of five finalists for the Advocate Award for Leadership.
The EdTech awards “recognize people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere,” according to the publication’s website. “Featuring ed tech’s best and brightest, the annual recognition program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters.”
Upon hearing the news, Mike Lawrence, CUE’s CEO commented, “CUE is thrilled that EdTech Digest recognizes the leadership Jon provides to the educational community, and we are glad to have him on the CUE team!”
Jon Corippo is the Director of Academic Innovation, responsible for CUE's professional learning throughout California and Nevada. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country. Jon's core PL skills are focused on 1:1 deployment, Common Core, Project Based Learning, social media skills and Lesson Design. Jon is the creator of the CUE Rock Star Camp Series, The CUE Rock Star Admin Camp Series and directs both the CUE Super Symposium and JET Review Program.
Jon is a Google Certified Innovator (#GTAWA 2011), has been a Lead Learner for a Google Teacher Academy (#GTAMTV2), and is also an Apple Distinguished Educator, who facilitated sessions in Final Cut Pro for the 2013 Apple Institute in Austin, TX. Jon was the co-designer of Minarets High School, which originated as a GAFE, 1:1 Macbook and PBL-based high school in 2008 and which was named an Apple Distinguished School three times. Jon has been named a CUE Gold Disk Recipient, Madera County Teacher of the Year, and CVCUE Teacher of the Year as well. Jon has served as an Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of Technology at the county level. Jon’s last district was selected as a Future Ready District, implementing 1:1 from 7th grade up, adding coding, 3d printing, PBL and Minecraft: Education Edition in all K-8 schools, among other notable innovative activities. He was also named one of the NSBA’s 20 to Watch in 2016.
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