November 20, 2014

Nominate a Connected Educator as a White House “Champion of Change”

Nominate a Connected Educator as a White House “Champion of Change”

There is only a short time left to nominate a connected educator for the White House’s next “Champions of Change” event, which celebrates education leaders who creatively use technology to help kids learn. Those selected will be invited to the White House in October—in honor of Connected Educator Month—to showcase their efforts to support more connected schools and students. Online nominations are due by midnight on Friday, September 20.

White House Honors Library “Champions of Change”

White House Honors Library “Champions of Change”

The White House today honored 12 museum and library “Champions of Change” who are making a difference “for their neighborhoods and for our nation” in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Two of the IMLS honorees were named as 2013 Movers & Shakers.

Epiphanies from the White House Twitter Town Hall: the Power in the Palm of Our Hand

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In a guest post, Alexia Hudson describes how she got invited to participate in the Tweet Up and the lessons she left with:

There aren’t many life experiences more exciting, surreal, and transformative than being an invited guest into the White House. Even more incredible than receiving the invitation, however, is the one small thing that led me to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on July 6.