Tag Archives: US Office of Educational Technology

What Will Betsy DeVos Do with Ed Tech?

The nominee for education secretary has expressed interest in technology, but it’s unclear how significant its role will be if her appointment is confirmed. U.S. Department of Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos appears most prominently in the public record as … Continue reading

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#GoOpen New Hampshire Open Education Week March 7-11

Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.  http://www.openeducationweek.org/ Open Education Week is coordinated by the The Open Education Consortium, an association of hundreds of institutions and organizations … Continue reading

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13 States Kick Off #GoOpen Education Resources Initiatives

The U.S. Education Department is helping lead the charge at the state and district level to shift to openly licensed educational resources. MARIN COUNTY, Calif. — State leaders across the country are sending the message that they will support schools … Continue reading

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2016 National Ed Tech Plan Released: Future Ready Learning

Today we set a new vision for technology to support learning and have assembled an unprecedented coalition of partners dedicated to making sure that vision becomes practice to transform the learning of all students. – Richard Culatta, Director, Office of … Continue reading

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Richard Culatta Resigning as Ed-Tech Director at U.S. Department of Education

Richard Culatta, who directed the U.S. Department of Education’s office of educational technology during a time of rapid, if uneven, digital adoption in the nation’s schools, announced that he will resign from his post this month. The department said that Culatta … Continue reading

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US Office of Educational Technology Releases New Guide for Ed Tech Developers!

The Office of Educational Technology at the US Department of Education released the Ed Tech Developer’s Guide, the first-ever guide for developers, startups and entrepreneurs from the U.S. Department of Education. The Office of Educational Technology canvassed all parts of … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Budget Includes $200 M for EETT Program

On February 2, the Obama Administration’s 2016 education budget request included $200M for a revised version of the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) grant program. As many of you know, the EETT program launched in 2001 with $675M, funding was reduced in increments over … Continue reading

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