AppsEvents Team Member Invited to the White House

We are delighted that one of our core team members, Rowland Baker, was invited to speak at the White House last month for his work on Future Ready Schools Coalition together with another representative from the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, Jason Borgen, who also happens to be one of our session presenters for past AppsEvents summits.


Rowland Baker, a long time educator in Santa Cruz County, is the Executive Director of the TICAL Project, which trains school and district leaders statewide in innovate practices, is housed at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. Both he and Jason Borgen, Program Director for the TICAL Project presented on their recent and successful Online Leadership Summit. The meeting was lead by Roberto Rodriguez, President Obama’s White House Deputy Assistant for Education and was facilitated by the Department of Education’s Technology trifecta of Richard Culatta, Katrina Stevens and Joseph South. Read more.