Originally published in MOREnetworking Vol. 2 No. 8, Jan. 2007
At its recent Technology + Learning Conference, the National School Board Assn. (NSBA) named Janet Herdman, Executive Director of Information and Technology Services for the North Kansas City Schools district, as one of “20 to Watch” technology leaders from across the country. The new NSBA program celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Technology + Learning Conference by recognizing 20 top emerging leaders in the education technology field.
“This is a great honor for Janet and recognition for her work in our district,” Superintendent Tom Cummings said. “It also speaks volumes to the support of the Board of Education over the years for technology, and the important use it provides for teaching and learning activities of our schools.”
Initiatives she is credited with initiating and coordinating in the district include
“I was very humbled by being selected for this recognition,” Herdman said. “Our building technology coordinators had submitted my name for the recognition without my knowledge. Their support has made us successful during the implementation of our projects during the years.”
Herdman added that the district is currently developing its next three-year plan and is looking to stay abreast of leading technology to support our students and staff.
Herdman, who received her award in Dallas, was one of three leaders later selected to be interviewed for an online video produced by eSchool News. The video can be viewed online at www.eschoolnews.com/cic.
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