US Dept. of Education EdTech Director Rich Culatta Added to Agenda

 Richard Culatta speaks at the Gigabit City Summit's EDU track on Tuesday, January 13. 

Richard Culatta speaks at the Gigabit City Summit's EDU track on Tuesday, January 13. 

Exciting news has come to the Gigabit City Summit -- all the way from Washington D.C.

The Executive Director of the Office of Educational Technology for the US Department of Education, Richard Culatta, will be joining the already distinguished lineup for the Education Track of the conference, on Tuesday, Jan. 13, from 12:45 - 4:30 p.m. in the Bloch Executive Hall.

Mr. Culatta is a leader in the field of educational innovation. He has worked in K-12, higher education, corporate, and government learning environments. His current focus as Director of the Office of Educational Technology is on using data and learning analytics to create personalized learning experiences for all students.

Mr. Culatta will appear on the panel "Next Generation Learning" with his ed tech peers Erin Mote of the Brooklyn Lab School and Lev Gonick of OneCommunity. The panel will be moderated by former Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Superintendent Ray Daniels.

After the panel, Mr. Culatta will stick around for a special Fireside Chat with teachers in the audience to answer their questions and provide insight to the future of ed tech from a national perspective. 

The GCS EDU track is free for those already attending the conference. Kansas City based educators may purchase a special EDU-pass for $49