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PBS LearningMedia Launches Teacher Core Program to Support Teachers Using Digital Media

Posted Mar 15, 2013
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PBS LearningMedia, a free digital media content portal for classrooms, has announced the formation of its PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core, a select group of 28 teachers chosen for their dedication to the advancement of digital learning in education. The PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core will use the experience, expertise and passion of its members to reignite classroom learning and engage fellow educators using digital tools in classrooms nationwide.

The PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core is comprised of K-12 educators and library media specialists from across the country. In partnership with their local PBS member station, they will work to champion digital learning in their communities. Additionally, the PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core members will participate in a two-day Digital Education Summit at PBS where they will be equipped with tools and training that enhances student learning.

The PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core members include:

· Jeff Allen, Bremerton, WA - KCTS-9

· Dwight Bailey, Miami, FL - WLRN

· Deana Beecher, Indianapolis, IN - WFYI

· Lynn Cipriano, Austin, TX - KLRU

· Mathew Craig, Chattanooga, TN - WTCI

· Emily Dawson, East Peoria, IL - WTVP

· Sandi Dennis, Decatur, GA - Georgia Public Broadcasting

· Amy Grant, Owensboro, KY - KET

· Sarah Hayden, Kansas City, MO - KCPT

· Margaret (Peggy) Keohane, Waltham, MA - WGBH

· Tabitha Lang, Fargo, ND - Prairie Public Broadcasting

· Brian Lassiter, Tallahassee, FL - WFSU

· Willard (Bill) Leith, Devils Lake, ND - Prairie Public Broadcasting

· Lisa Lykins, Kalispell, MT – Montana PBS

· Maggie Malone, Grand Rapids, MI - WGVU

· Mallory Mbalia, Research Triangle Park, NC - UNC-TV

· Pamala Miller, Hanover, NH - New Hampshire Public Television

· Dawn Moore, Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico PBS

· Helen Morrison, Lexington, KY - KET

· Lori Nielson, Riverton, WY - Wyoming PBS

· Steve Purkiss, Tucson, AZ - eight, Arizona PBS

· Ann Rubie, Bothell, WA - KCTS

· Elizabeth Slifer, Savoy, IL - Illinois Public Media

· Esther Smith, East Moline, IL - WQPT Quad Cities PBS

· Christy Trantina, Plumerville, AR - AETN

· Christine Tyler, Danville, CA - KQED

· Mark Vukovic, Newark/Hebron, OH - WOSU

· Denise Bailey Walker, East Lansing, MI - WKAR

Source: PBS LearningMedia,

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