FORA.tv Speaker - Linda G. Roberts
Dr. Linda G. Roberts led the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology from its inception in September 1993 to January 2001, and served as the Secretary of Education's Senior Adviser on Technology. Before joining the Clinton Administration, Roberts directed 3 groundbreaking reports on technology and learning at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). Roberts is a Trustee of the Sesame Workshop and the Education Development Center and was a board director of Wireless Generation from its inception to the sale of the company to NewsCorp. She was on the Steering Committee for the NAEP Tech Literacy assessment, and served as Senior Adviser to the SRI International Team developing a new National Ed Tech Plan for the Obama Administration. Most recently she joined the PCAST STEM Education Working Group and is a Visiting Scholar at AAAS. Roberts is a former elementary teacher and reading specialist, as well as University Professor and Academic Dean.
10.10.11 | 01:00:30 min
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