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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
EdTechup brings together leaders in education and entrepreneurship who are interested in community building, idea sharing, and fostering better learning through technology. Come learn more about Harvard's new Innovation Lab and what it is doing to foster collaboration and innovation across Harvard University departments, as well as the larger Boston community. Special guest Richard Culatta, Deputy Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, will speak about how the government is working to foster collaboration in education technology on a national scale.
There will be soda and light appetizers.
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Deputy Director, Office of Educational Technology at U.S. Department of Education
Richard Culatta is a leader in the field of educational innovation. He has worked in K-12, higher education, corporate, and government training environments. His current focus as Deputy Director of the Office of Educational Technology for the US Department of Education is on using data and learning analytics to create customized learning experiences for all students. Prior to joining the Department of Education, he served as an education policy advisor to US Senator Patty Murray. Culatta also focuses on leveraging social media to create effective large-scale distributed learning environments. As Chief Technology Officer at CIA University, Culatta developed a collaborative online learning platform to extend training opportunities to CIA officers worldwide. Before his work with the federal government, Culatta was the learning technologies advisor for the David O. McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University and the Director of Operations for the Rose Education Foundation.