Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Interview: HP Education Market Development Manager

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Update: Jack Olmsted, LD LIve, and Pamela Livingston interview Cheryl Hewett, HP Education Market Development Manager

On Thursday, April 24 at 2pm (PST), Pamela Livingston, author of 1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs That Work, will talk with Cheryl Hewett, HP Education Market Development Manager, about the new HP 2133 Mini-Note PC and the computer manufacturer's concept of 21st century learning.

Listen to a podcast interview with Pamela on EdTechTalk (Oct. 2, 2006)

Bio: Cheryl Hewett, HP Education Market Development Manager
BS Education Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M UniversityMBA, University of Utah

Cheryl has over 20 years of experience within the Education Space. Her initial work began as a classroom teacher, teaching Physics and Algebra II. She also worked as a program evaluator for the US Department of Energy, evaluating the department’s K12 outreach programs. Cheryl then served as the Deputy Program Manager of the NASA Jove program, funding NASA research at small colleges and universities throughout the US and Puerto Rico. She has most recently worked at HP covering the public sector segment for the past nine years. Seven of those years have been dedicated to furthering HP’s impact on the US and Worldwide Education Market.

Pamela Livingston has spent the past fifteen years administering technology education in schools, most recently as the Head of Technology at the Peck School in Morristown, NJ. The author of ISTE’s bestseller "1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs That Work", Pamela wrote the book by spending over a year interviewing laptop leaders around the U.S., synthesizing research and studies on 1-to-1, and documenting her experience running a laptop program. Pamela has also written for “Learning & Leading with Technology”, “Connected Classroom”, and “Technology & Learning.”

A frequent presenter and keynote at national conferences such as NECC, Lausanne Collegiate's Laptop Institute, South Dakota's Laptop Conference, and Penn State’s One-to-One Conference, Pamela delivers workshops, and conducts evaluations for U.S. and international schools and districts. She also consults for Learning Sciences, Inc. as their 21st Century Learning Expert, creating professional development materials for Pennsylvania’s Classrooms for the Future. Pamela holds a B.S. in computer systems from CUNY and an M.S. in education and technology from Chestnut Hill College.

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