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Thirty K-12 and higher education leaders recognized by the Center for Digital Education for their efforts to transform learning through the innovative use of technology.

Sacramento, Calif. – September 7, 2017 – The Center for Digital Education (CDE) today announced its 2017 Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers – 30 education and technology leaders across America who are transforming the education landscape through the use of digital tools.

The 2017 winners were selected based on their efforts to improve education through effective implementation of technology-rich solutions; their impact on student outcomes; and their overall initiative, creativity and leadership skills.

Mrs. Wilson is being honored for her leadership in GSBA’s flagship technology product, simbli. simbli provides board management software solutions for effective governance. The product centers around meetings, planning, policies and evaluations which are essential software tools that streamline and simplify the work of any board and the people who work for them.

“Our winners have shown an immense amount of passion and courage as they take on education in an era that encompasses rapid changes. They have demonstrated a unique ability to use technology as a catalyst to transform education at all levels and to have a positive impact on student success,” said Dr. Kecia Ray, executive director, CDE. “I am thrilled to recognize this outstanding group for their work, and wish them the best as they continue to push the field forward with education technology.”

Click here to see the full list of The Center for Digital Education’s Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers for 2017

 

About GSBA

The mission of the Georgia School Boards Association is to ensure excellence in the governance of local school systems by providing leadership, advocacy and services, and by representing the collective resolve of Georgia’s elected boards of education.

 

About simbli

Simbli is the leader in online board management tools for effective governance.  With a unique understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing school boards, the Georgia School Boards Association began building these online tools nearly 20 years ago to help its member boards increase their efficiency and effectiveness. In 2007, eBOARDsolutions, Inc. was born, and has been making these simbli tools available to school boards, nonprofits, and governments across the United States ever since. With an annual renewal rate of more than 98 percent, Simbli is helping boards and the people who work with them simply get more done. To learn more click here.

 

About the Center for Digital Education

The Center for Digital Education (CDE) is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding. CDE provides education and industry leaders with decision support and actionable insights to help effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century. Learn more at: www.centerdigitaled.com

CDE is a division of e.Republic, the nation’s only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education.

Center for Digital Education Media Contact:
Susan Gentz | Deputy Executive Director, Content
sgentz@centerdigitaled.com| 515-975-7380