Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

 

Maryland’s Digital Learning Framework:
A Vision for the Future


The Maryland State Department of Education extends their appreciation to the numerous stakeholders who participated in discussions, focus groups, presentations, and webinars that were conducted throughout the development process of the Maryland’s Digital Learning Framework: A Vision for the Future. Special thanks go to the members of the Maryland Instructional Technology Advisory Council (MITAC), especially team leads, who worked collaboratively with their focus group committees to craft the five sections of the technology framework. Their innovative thinking helped to guide the creation of this visionary document.

Maryland Instructional Technology Advisory Council
Focus Groups

Leadership:

 Group Lead:Catherine PolingWashington County Public Schools
 Members:Betsy PeisachMaryland Public Television
  Derek RootWashington County Public Schools
  Jaime BowersMaryland State Department of Education
  Kelly HammondCarroll County Public Schools
  LeAnn McWilliamsDorchester County Public Schools
  Val EmrichMaryland State Department of Education

Student Learning:

 Group Lead:Christina SchindlerQueen Anne’s County Public Schools
 Members:Erin SeniorMaryland State Department of Education
  Irene HildebrandtCarroll County Public Schools
  Jay BansbachMaryland State Department of Education
  Marsye KaplanMaryland State Department of Education
  Rick LippertCalvert County Public Schools

Teaching:

 Group Lead:Martha BarwickHarford County Public Schools
 Members:Anne NavazioFrederick County Public Schools
  Casey KirkMaryland State Department of Education
  Cheryl BostMaryland State Educators Association
  Jennifer PleszkochParent
  Laila WatkinsFrederick County Public Schools
  W. Wesley Watts Jr.Prince George’s County Public Schools

Assessment:

 Group Lead:Dale CorneliusMaryland State Department of Education
 Members:Mary Jo RichmondFrederick County Public Schools
  Mike BennettMontgomery Public Schools
  Jim CornsBaltimore County Public Schools
  Pauline CareyPrince George’s County Public Schools

Infrastructure:

 Group Lead:Antonio HerreraMaryland State Department of Education
 Members:Bob LanganWicomico Public Schools
  Chris DoyleMaryland State Department of Education
  Davina Pruitt-MentleNational Initiative for Cybersecurity at NIST
  Drew MooreHarford County Public Schools
  Greg BarlowAnne Arundel County Public Schools
  Jim CornsBaltimore County Public Schools
  Sherwin ColletteMontgomery County Public Schools

 

Maryland’s Digital Learning Framework: A Vision for the Future (2017) was developed under the leadership of the MITAC co-chairs, Val Emrich and Antonio Herrera. Within the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), technical assistance was provided by Erin Senior and Jay Bansbach.

 Content editing and website design –Hilton Mills, OnAir Applications
  Frank Petroski, Midlothian Web Solutions

The Maryland Instructional Technology Advisory Council wishes to thank the Maryland State Board of Education, Maryland State Department of Education Leadership, and Maryland’s Governor for their support.

MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Andrew R. Smarick
President

Chester E. Finn Jr., Ed.D.
Vice President

Michele Jenkins Guyton, Ph.D.
Justin M. Hartings, Ph.D.
Stephanie R. Iszard, M. Ed.
Rose Maria Li, MBA, Ph.D.
Michael Phillips
BG Irene M. Zoppi Rodriguez, Ph. D.
David Steiner
Kyle J. Smith (Student Member)

MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION LEADERSHIP

Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D.
Secretary- Treasurer of the Board
State Superintendent of Schools

Carol A. Williamson, Ed.D.
Deputy State Superintendent/ Chief Academic Officer (CAO)
Office of Teaching and Learning

Angela Holocker, Ed.D.
Assistant State Superintendent
Division of Curriculum, Research, Assessment, and Accountability

Valerie Emrich
Director
Instructional Technology, School Library Media Programs, and Mathematics

 

The Maryland State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, or disability in any matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs and activities and provides equal access to the  Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For inquiries related to Department policy, please contact the Equity Assurance and Compliance Branch, Maryland State Department of Education, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, Phone: 410-767-0433, TTY/TDD: 410-333-6442, Fax:410-767-0431.

Larry Hogan, Governor
2017 Maryland State Department of Education