Steve Burt

Steven Burt

Director of Strategy

Steve oversees the development of new solutions for Clarity's clients. This process 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 as well as how changes in digital publishing are affecting teaching and learning. Having worked with educators and students for over two decades, Steve is skilled in understanding a wide variety of technologies and their application.


Prior to his work at Clarity, Steve was a high school building principal. He began his career as a history, technology and language arts teacher where he taught everything from AP European History to English 9. These experiences put him directly in touch with the reality that many educators face when trying to apply technology effectively in their teaching. Steve also presents workshops, trainings, and keynote presentations for corporations and conferences. In 2000, Steve was named one of America's Top 100 Educators.

Professional affiliations

  • ISTE – International Society for Technology in Education 

Select publications and presentations 

Education and/or certifications  

  • MAT, Teaching, Pacific University
  • MA, Philosophy, University of Oregon
  • BA, History and Economics, University of Southern California
  • Google Certified Educator
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator, Master Trainer 


  • ISTE Best of the Best presenters, 2004-2006
  • America’s Top 100 Educators, Realistar, 2000
  • National Board Certified Educator, 1997

Additional expertise

Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert