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The Center for Technology and School Change is committed to the creation of innovative learning environments for all students. Recognizing technology as a catalyst for transforming instruction, the Center engages in research and practice to reimagine approaches to equitable education in the digital age.
Dr. Meier is the Director and Co-Founder of the Center for Technology and School Change and a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also Co-Chair of the University of the State of New York Council on Technology Policy and Practice, a panel appointed by the Regents to examine technology use in public schools, libraries, museums and other similar state agencies.
The CTSC team is unique, bringing both classroom experience and disciplinary content expertise in using technology. Center staff come from a variety of different backgrounds, including teachers, engineers, and researchers studying the impact of technology in classrooms. CTSC staff are education professionals who share a vision and deep understanding of how technology can be used effectively in the classroom.
Technology is changing every aspect of our world, but schools are still discovering creative uses of technology that engage students in authentic learning projects. This New York State certification program explores exciting uses of technology that change the way we think about traditional educational practices. Program graduates are prepared to support K-12 teachers across different content areas in the design and implementation of technology-integrated projects and to serve in leadership roles within schools, school districts or other educational settings.