Steve has worked for Clarity Innovations since 2002 and is currently the Director of Strategy. He oversees development of new solutions for Clarity's clients which typically involves blending research-based practices with emerging technologies. He's paying a lot of attention right now to the education potential of emerging ecosystems including Chromebooks, Windows 8, and Amplify, as well as how changes in digital publishing are impacting the classroom. In working with educators and students for nearly two decades he is skilled in understanding a wide variety of technologies and their application in education.
Prior to his work at Clarity, he was a high school principal and tech coordinator. He began his career as a History and English teacher where he taught everything from Advanced Placement courses to fine art. These experiences put him directly in touch with the reality many educators face when trying to apply technology effectively in their teaching. Steven also presents workshops, trainings, and keynote presentations for corporations and conferences. In 2000, Steve was named one of America's Top 100 Educators and has been twice-awarded Best of the Best at ISTE.
Steven received a Bachelors in economics and philosophy from the University of Southern California, a Masters in philosophy from the University of Oregon, and a Masters in education from Pacific University.
- ISTE – International Society for Technology in Education
- Grant, Peggy, Basye, Dale. (2014). Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.
- Boss, S., & Krauss, J. (2007). Reinventing project-based learning. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.
- Solomon, G. & Schrum, L. (2007). Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.