Creating 21st Century Schools in an Obama Administration

I had the great fortune of being in Washington, D.C. on Monday. I was lucky enough to get a ticket into the Illinois Inaugural Gala, preceding inauguration day. Walking through Union Station and through the city on my way to the event, it was hard not to feel the sense of joy, hope and change…


Trends to watch in 2009

As we turn the page on 2008 and consider how much has changed in the last few months, it is clear that 2009 will be a year of profound changes.  Certainly our current economic crisis has and will continue to have broad implications for our students, teachers and institutions.  In my travels across the country,…


Welcome Heroes.

I’m a very lucky guy…I have the opportunity to talk to heroes all over this country everyday.  Not the comic book inspired, spider-bitten variety mind you, but passionate individuals who work tirelessly to care for and inspire our most precious resource…our students.  Whether it’s teachers or faculty, instructional leads, CIOs, developers, supporters or critics…I have the opportunity…

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Anthony Salcito

Vice President – Worldwide EducationMicrosoft Corporation As vice president of education for Microsoft Corp.’s Worldwide Public Sector organization, Anthony Salcito works with education institutions and partners globally to embrace technology to optimize learning environments and student achievement. In this role, Salcito oversees the worldwide execution of Microsoft’s vision for education and its partnership and technology outreach efforts…

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