2009 Speakers

Jay Bansbach

Lyn Allen, Ph.D.

Vice President
Education and Corporate Relations
Web Wise Kids

Almost all of Lyn Allen's professional experiences involve utilizing the power of technology to affect educational change. Her career began late in the 60's, teaching mathematics and computer science at high school and college levels. Later, after earning a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at Michigan State University, she consulted in the area of instructional technology at regional and state levels in MI and at Apple Computer and directed Corporate Contributions for AT&T. Currently, Lyn is focusing on Internet safety for children as the Vice President of Education and Corporate Relations at Web Wise Kids.

Jay Bansbach

Jay Bansbach

Program Specialist, School Libraries
Maryland State Department of Education

Currently the Program Specialist in School Library Media for the Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Instructional Technology & School Library Media, Jay Bansbach has worked with numerous state and national organizations to help raise awareness of C3 issues and to provide technical assistance to school systems in Maryland in the integration of C3 resources into the instructional program.
Most recently, he was part of the task force that helped the cable industry produce the PointSmart.ClickSafe. Report - Task Force Recommendations for best practices for child online safety released in June 2009, worked to help bring the first Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Responding to Cyberbullying training to Maryland with nearly 80 educators (including guidance counselors) from around the state in attendance, continues to work with the C.L.I.C.K.S. Initiative (Community Leadership In Cyber Knowledge and Safety) through the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, is part of the National Cyber Security Alliance K-12 Work Group, and serves on the Maryland Instructional Technology Advisory Council

Jay holds a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology from Towson University, has been an elementary school library media specialist, adjunct professor at both Johns Hopkins University and Capitol College, held leadership positions in the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL), and is the current Co-Chair for the AASL 14th National Conference and Exhibition taking place in Charlotte North Carolina in November.

Mala Bawer

Mala Bawer

Co-Founder and Executive Director
CyberSmart! Education

Mala Bawer is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the CyberSmart! Education Company and a veteran information industry executive and entrepreneur. She was part of the senior management launch team for the earliest field trials for North America's first consumer online service, a joint venture of AT&T and Knight-Ridder. She also played a pivotal role, as head of the New York office, in the introduction of the first networked interactive public video kiosk service, a partnership of Southam Inc.(the oldest and largest cross-media group in Canada) and Times-Mirror Corporation. Prior to conceiving CyberSmart! she co-founded the award winning interactive financial information service Stockalert, Inc. whose customers included Citicorp, Merrill Lynch, the NASDAQ Stock Market, MCI WorldCom, and the Washington Post, among others. In her pre-online corporate life, she launched a new business publication for Fairchild Publications/Capital Cities.

Mala received her MBA degree from the Darden Graduate School at the University of Virginia and her BA degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Kimberly Brodie

Kimberly Brodie

Education Consultant

Kimberly Brodie is an independent education consultant, with expertise on technology’s role in the lives of today’s young people, and is the developer of the C-SAVE curriculum.  Most recently she served as chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement, which focuses on making strategic investments in innovative educational practices.  In May 2006, Ms. Brodie joined the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology, where she contributed to the development of policies and resource tools to support schools and districts in thoughtfully utilizing technology, and was instrumental in the creation of the “Parent’s Guide to the Internet”, a Department resource designed to empower parents to wisely navigate their child’s online experience.  In addition, Ms. Brodie managed a series of policy briefings at the Department that focused on increasing awareness of current issues and trends involving technology in K-12 settings.

Mark Cohagan

Mark Cohagan

Director of Technology
Mount de Sales Academy

Mark has participated in the technology field and related communications industries since the late 80’s. Being a broadcast Director, Editor and Computer Animation specialist for commercials and corporate industrial training projects, Mark established a keen sense for the link between tech, talk and imagery issues. He attended technology institutes in both Vancouver and Montreal Canada for specific 3D and media software packages designed for the Feature film industry and scientific scene simulation.  As Vice President, General Manager / Creative Director at a Mid-Atlantic Video Production and Animation facility, Mark headed may projects communicating ideas and launching new products for clients such as National Geographic, Northrop Grumman,  AAI, Metro Machine International, John’s Hopkins, Baltimore County Police, to mention a few. Mark has been invited to speak at numerous events including the International Television and Video Association Convention in Las Vegas and Advertising Association chapter meetings throughout the region. By focusing on the integration of media and presentation, Mark has represented clients to members of Congress, the Senate as well as the Departments of Transportation, Defense and Health and Human Services. Having a passion for how new emerging technologies are fused with society, being a parent to three tech savvy kids and wanting to educate children and young adults on “Digital Responsibility” has lead Mark to his current position as Director of Technology at Mount de Sales Academy.

Esther Cookson

Esther Cookson

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Product Development
Web Wise Kids

Esther Cookson serves as the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Product Development for Web Wise Kids, a national, non-profit organization whose mission is "Equipping Today's Youth and Families to Make Wise Choices Online." She has nearly a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector on behalf of childrenand families. Her particular expertise is in planning and implementing community initiatives, leading the development of interactive resources forK-12 students, training adults and equipping them to help prevent the online victimization of children, and developing partnerships with both the public and private sector. Prior to joining Web Wise Kids, she served as director for the NetSmartz Workshop at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta

Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta

Principal Investigator
ACT Online Project Director
Center for Information Assurance
Dept. of Computer Science
The University of Memphis

Dipankar Dasgupta obtained his bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering in 1981 and his masters degree in Computer Engineering in 1986 in India. He received his Ph. D. in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, in 1993. Before obtaining his Ph. D., he was teaching Computer Science in India as an assistant professor.

He was a post doctorate researcher at the University of New Mexico from January of 1994 until August of 1995 and worked on an immune system based model for Novelty Detection in sensory data. He was a visiting faculty at the University of Missouri - St. Louis until December of 1996.

Since January of 1997, he has been at the University of Memphis and is currently a professor of Computer Science.

He is a senior member of IEEE/IEEE Computer Society and also member of ACM and other societies
Justin T. Fitzsimmons

Justin T. Fitzsimmons

Senior Attorney
National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse

Justin Fitzsimmons is a Senior Attorney with NDAA’s National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse in Alexandria, Virginia.  He organizes three national conferences a year about online crimes against children: Unsafe Havens I, Unsafe Havens II and Safety Net.  NDAA presents Unsafe Havens I, an intermediate course designed to facilitate prosecutors understanding of complex issues in cases of technology facilitated crimes against children. Unsafe Havens I is offered in various locations across the country. Unsafe Havens II, an advanced trial advocacy course, takes place at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina.  Safety Net trains multidisciplinary teams who investigate online crimes against children. Additionally, Mr. Fitzsimmons also trains at other events pertaining to online crimes against children as well as other sexual and physical abuse crimes against children.

Training prosecutors around the country is just one area of Mr. Fitzsimmons’ profession. He also updates a comprehensive outline of cases involving online exploitation of children and he also distributes a weekly case law update to hundreds of prosecutors and child abuse professionals both nationally, as well as globally.  Additionally, he collaborates with the following groups to develop strategies informing parents about online crimes against children: the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Department of Justice, and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Prior to coming to NDAA in June of 2009, Mr. Fitzsimmons was an Assistant State’s Attorney in Kane County, Illinois. While employed as an Assistant State’s Attorney, Mr. Fitzsimmons supervised the Special Prosecutions Unit; he also prosecuted cases of arson, elder abuse, complex financial crimes, Internet crimes, and public integrity. The unit was responsible for prosecuting online crimes against children.  Additionally, Mr. Fitzsimmons prosecuted numerous cases involving sexual abuse and severe physical abuse to children, adults and disabled individuals.  His background includes attending SANE/SART training.   
Frank Gallagher

Frank Gallagher

Director of Education and Media Literacy
Cable in the Classroom

Frank Gallagher is Director of Education and Media Literacy for Cable in the Classroom (CIC).  He is a specialist in the areas of media and information literacy, internet safety, media education, and the impact of media on children. Gallagher manages CIC's work in those fields and speaks frequently on those topics.  He was a consulting editor to CIC's publications, Cable in the Classroom Magazine and Threshold, and is also responsible for tracking the cable industry’s work with schools, and writing briefing materials for both the cable and education communities.

Gallagher serves on the board of directors of National PTA and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and on the Interim Board of the National Forum on Information Literacy.  In addition, he is on the Communications Commission of California PTA, the national advisory board for the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and on the Washington, DC, advisory board of Common Sense Media.

Prior to joining Cable in the Classroom in 1995, Mr. Gallagher was an educator and taught in a Maryland middle school. Frank Gallagher is a graduate of the University of Arizona and received a master's degree in Instructional Systems Design from the University of Maryland.

Amy Ginther

Amy Ginther

Coordinator, Policy Development and Education
Project NEThicssm
Office of Information Technology
University of Maryland

Amy has been at the University of Maryland since 1994, serving first in the Office of Student Conduct where she advised the Student Honor Council and adjudicated cases of academic dishonesty. Her prior work was also in the field of student affairs administration in residential life settings at the University of California Davis, Minnesota State University, Mankato, and Carnegie Mellon University.

She is currently the coordinator of the Project NEThics group in the Office of Information Technology. Project NEThics is the group charged with promoting acceptable use of information technology and investigating incidents of computing resource misuse. In this role, Amy works with graduate assistant staff members who manage the processing of copyright infringement notices, provides user education on a variety of issues, consults with web developers on copyright and intellectual property questions, serves on the university's trademark committee, coordinates the response to cases involving abuse of information technology resources, and serves as a liaison to departments as cases require (university Police, Office of Student Conduct, Office of the Victim Advocate). Amy also serves as a member of the university's Peer Consultant Network of the Center for Leadership and Organizational Change. She has presented at EDUCAUSE national conferences, the EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic regional conference, as well as at local meetings on topics of policy development, copyright and intellectual property, protection against identity theft, the pluses and perils of social networking, and others.

Bonnie S. Greenberg

Bonnie S. Greenberg

Assistant United States Attorney
District of Maryland
Project Safe Childhood Coordinator

In September 1985, Ms. Greenberg began working as a prosecutor in the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.  She transferred to the Criminal Division in July 1997, and was a Trial Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice until March 1991.  During a portion of that time she was assigned as Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia.  Currently, Ms. Greenberg is an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Maryland, which she has held since March 199, and is the Project Safe Childhood Coordinator.  Her caseload is primarily crimes against children, fraud, and reactive crimes. She  has been an adjunct professor, teaching Trial Advocacy, at the University of Baltimore since Fall 2006, and teaches Trial Advocacy at the National Advocacy Center and for NITA. 

Todd Haiken

Todd Haiken

Senior Manager, Policy
Common Sense Media

Todd is Senior Manager of Policy for Common Sense Media.  Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families.  As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, Common Sense Media provides trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.

Having spent more than a decade working in education – in government, for-profit, and non-profit – Todd brings a unique perspective to the intersection of policy, kids, media and technology.  Before joining Common Sense Media, Todd was Manager of Policy for the National PTA, a Jacob K. Javits Senate Fellow in the office of U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, and Director of Research for The Princeton Review. 

Todd holds a master’s degree in public administration, concentrating in education policy, from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College.

Marsali Hancock

Marsali S. Hancock

Internet Keep Safe Coalition

Ms. Hancock currently serves as the president of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and brings over 16 years of public service, education and business management experience to her position.

She founded the Mountain West String Academy, a highly successful music education program funded by public and private grants and through donations. Gathering university staff, school principals, professional musicians, college students, and parent volunteers, she created the program that currently carries up to 300 students. Ms. Hancock also founded the Science Summer Workshop, a hands-on, advanced youth science tutoring program, where she organized curriculum, lessons and activities that cover basic chemistry, virology and biology.

A highly talented musician, Ms. Hancock worked as a professional violinist for over 25 years, completing a solo CD and numerous studio recordings for films and symphonic soundtracks. She served as an adjunct faculty member for the Utah State University School of Music and is an occasional substitute for the Utah Symphony. Ms Hancock earned her violin performance degree in music from Brigham Young University and is the mother of six children. She enjoys gourmet cooking, gardening and hiking with her children.

Eric Hsu

Eric Hsu

Safe Kids Consulting

Eric Hsu is an attorney and training consultant based in Richland, Washington.  In his capacity as a training consultant, he provides training on topics related to child abuse and Internet facilitated child sexual exploitation to prosecutors, law enforcement and allied disciplines. 
A graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law’s Class of 1997, Eric has spent almost a decade working in law enforcement and prosecution starting out as a police officer in Corvallis, Oregon in 1998.  After medical separation from law enforcement due to a duty related injury, he went on to work as a Deputy District Attorney in Linn County, Oregon, where he came to specialize in Internet facilitated child exploitation cases and work closely with the Oregon Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce.  While at the Linn County District Attorney’s Office, he also served as a legal instructor at the Oregon Police Academy.  Most recently, Mr. Hsu served as a civil Deputy Prosecutor and the legal advisor to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office in Washington State.

Throughout his career, Eric has placed particular emphasis in training law enforcement officers and prosecutors.  As a legal instructor at the Oregon Police Academy, he was responsible for the delivery of a large portion of the Academy’s legal curriculum and as such, taught hundreds of classes to new police recruits on topics including search and seizure, juvenile law, use of force, and substantive criminal law.  He has also designed and delivered numerous classes on the investigation and prosecution of Internet facilitated child sexual exploitation through local law enforcement groups in Oregon and Washington, the National District Attorney’s Association, and the American Prosecutor’s Research Institute.


Lane JaBaay

CEO / Founder
Healthy Heroes/Shakti Warriors

Lane JaBaay, is an experienced business professional and entrepreneur.   She is the Founder and CEO of Healthy Heroes, a mutli-media entertainment company that develops healthy lifestyle programs for kids.    Her career has included successful leadership roles with such vanguard organizations as Symantec, Oracle Corporation and Homeboyz.  While at Oracle, Lane was responsible for launching a division of Oracle’s National Alliance program and ran a division of their consulting organization implementing multi-million dollar consulting engagements.  After leaving Oracle she became Chief Operating Officer for Homeboyz a for-profit organization training disadvantage youths in web-development.  She founded, Innergy, an innovative “clubhouse” in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood focusing on community and she founded Liguria Lane, a real estate company in Italy that organized Italian Villa rentals back to Americans.   Lane has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Northern Illinois University and studied for her Master’s degree at DePaul University’s School for New Learning.

Marlene Johnson

Marlene Johnson

Instructional Technology Specialist
Maryland State Department of Education

Currently an Instructional Technology Specialist for the Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Instructional Technology and School Library Media, Marlene has primary responsibility for administering and monitoring State and Federal instructional technology initiatives.  She administers the federal Enhancing Education through Technology Program disseminating millions of dollars to local school systems.  She was also instrumental in the development of Maryland’s Educational Technology Plan, which defines technology’s role in supporting teaching and learning, and its implementation.  She frequently collaborates with other state and federal agencies/disciplines on the integration of technology into the instructional process.

Marlene holds a Master’s Degree in Information Management from the University of Maryland University College and has been a State of Maryland employee for almost 37 years.

Michael Kaiser

Michael Kaiser

Executive Director
National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

Michael Kaise joined NCSA in 2008. Prior to joining NCSA, Mr. Kaiser spent 25 years in the field of victim’s services and rights at National Center for Victims of Crime where held the positions of Director of Program Development and the Director of Programs, and at Safe Horizon in New York City, where he held a variety of senior staff positions, including Associate Director for Development and External Affairs and Associate Director for Administration.

Throughout his career, Mr. Kaiser has been involved in developing new programs and expanding the capacities of communities to respond to victims of crime. He has worked on numerous efforts to raise public awareness about the impact of crime and to encourage victims to seek help. Among those accomplishments are: developing programs and that engage teens in creating public education and outreach programs for their peers; conducting a nationwide training and technical assistance program on stalking to improve the law enforcement, victim services, and prosecutorial response to the crime; and developing housing alternatives for intimidated victim/witnesses in three communities.

In the areas of technology, Mr. Kaiser has developed training and other programs on the use of technology in crimes such as stalking and identity theft, and worked on programs exploring the use of technology to improve community policing. Along with his wife Laura Fisher Kaiser, he co-authored The Official eBay Guide to Buying, Selling, and Collecting Just About Anything (Simon and Shuster, 1999). He was one of a small group of eBay University instructors and has personally trained more than 8,000 eBay users on expanding their eBay businesses.

Mr. Kaiser has served on several non-profit Boards. He is currently the Chair and a founding Board Member of SPINUSA a national non-profit based in Massachusetts, and has served on the Board of Trustees of the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, and New Destiny Housing Corporation in New York City.

Regina King

Regina King

Elementary Instructional Technology Specialist
Fairfax County Public Schools

Regina is currently an Instructional Technology Specialist with Fairfax County Public Schools.  She works with curriculum specialists and 139 elementary schools to seamlessly integrate technology into the school day and the curriculum. Her responsibilities include reviewing software, websites, and current technology trends for use by elementary teachers and students, K-6.  She works closely with the School Based Technology Specialists, Content Lead Teachers, Librarians, ESOL, Music, and Art teachers to provide training and integration ideas for using technology.  More recently, Regina was instrumental in the development of the Internet Safety Curriculum for all elementary students.  This curriculum is a collection of integrated lessons and teachable moments that teachers can use to teach Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship. As elementary students in Fairfax County Public Schools become more connected to the global world through their studies and participating in initiative like the Global Awareness Technology Project and the Global Classroom, it is important for students to have the skills to participate in online communities.  Regina is passionate about giving students the opportunity to bring the world to their fingertips through the use of all kinds of technology tools, but more importantly keeping students safe as they learn about the world outside of their classroom.

Regina previously was a School Based Technology Specialist and a 5th and 6th grade teacher.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Middle Education and a Master’s degree in Instructional Technology from George Mason University.  She also holds an Educational Specialist’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech.  She has taught online classes for University of Phoenix Online and for the Fairfax County Public Schools Academy.

In her free time she likes to spend time with her family, kayak, travel, work on stain glass projects, run, and watch movies.  She has been married for 25 years and has two children.

Marian Merritt Marian Merritt
Internet Safety Advocate

Marian Merritt is Symantec’s Internet safety advocate, providing consumer-friendly insights into technology issues impacting people. In this role, Marian is the official spokesperson for Symantec’s “Norton Connected and Protected Family Safety Initiative,” which is dedicated to raising awareness of Internet safety.

Marian authored Symantec’s “Family Online Safety Guide,” a practical guide for parents and educators that focuses on age-specific solutions for protecting children online.

She also serves as editor-in-chief of Symantec's Family Resource Web site (www.norton.com/familyresource), which offers tips, resources and information on a broad array of Internet security topics. On this site, consumers can submit technology-related questions to be answered by Marian, listen to podcasts and read columns about keeping safe on the Internet.

Laurie Nathan Laurie Nathan
Manager of National Outreach and Partnerships

Laurie Nathan is the Manager of Outreach for the NetSmartz Workshop, an educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), and brings with her a background in child exploitation and child abuse prevention to the fight against child endangerment on the Internet. Laurie analyzed Internet-related child exploitation cases and worked closely with law enforcement to have them resolved while working as a staff analyst in the Exploited Child Division (ECD) at NCMEC. As the Director of Programs at Prevent Child Abuse of Metropolitan Washington, she focused on child abuse prevention outreach campaigns for the Washington, D.C. metro area and trained hundreds of volunteers to handle calls on a support line for children.

Most recently, Laurie’s focus has been on spreading awareness of the importance of Internet safety education. She has presented on this issue at many educator and law enforcement conferences, including the National Sheriffs’ Association Conference, T + L Conference sponsored by the National School Boards Association, and the Internet Crimes Against Children National Conference.  Laurie’s goal is to educate and engage communities on ways to better protect children on- and offline.

Laurie is an alumna of Emory University in Atlanta, GA where she graduated with highest honors in Psychology.

Laurie Nathan Portia Pusey
Research Assistant
Educational Technology Policy, and Outreach

Portia Pusey is a research assistant for Educational Technology Policy, Research, and Outreach (ETPRO) and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Instructional Technology at Towson University where she is currently teaching Advanced Instructional Design. Her pilot study, assessing the ability of preservice teachers to model and teach internet safety and ethics to their students, won the 2009 Judith Ruchkin Award. Her academic and professional experiences have focused on instructional technology in K-12 education, best methods for distance education, professional development of preservice and inservice teachers, wiki learning environments, Concerns Based Adoption Model, and the status and impact of internet security and ethics in P-12 education.

Davina Pruitt-Mentle Davina Pruitt-Mentle, Ph.D.
Director, ETPRO
Founder, C3™ Institute

Chairman, C3™ Conference

Davina Pruitt-Mentle serves as Director for Educational Technology Policy, Research and Outreach (ETPRO).Her primary responsibilities include providing professional development opportunities for educators through workshops and graduate courses, many of which are run on line, and overseeing grant initiatives and research projects that advance effective learning and teaching through technology integration. She has also been instrumental in developing ETPRO’s K-12 STEM Outreach model which introduces or re-engages youth to STEM using culturally savvy, community connected activities, in an informal fun fashion while bridging informal activities to classroom content.

She has extensive experience in the research, development and delivery of educational media, including computer software, multimedia, distance learning and print materials. She served on the advisory committee for the national TSSA standards (Technology Standards for School Administrators) and Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and presently serves on the Maryland State Technology Plan Advisory Committee, the Maryland TL8 Advisory Council, Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce Education and Workforce Steering Committee and serves as the Education Chair for the Prince George’s County Technology Council. In 2006 she was appointed to serve on the K-16 Maryland Committee on Library Information Literacy and Ethical Use. She has a three ISTE NCATE Program Review Board appointment.

Her research and development interests have focused on the role of distance learning in education, particularly cultivating the Internet as an environment in which to conduct professional development (PD) opportunities, and cultural differences towards technology use. A main initiative within this PD framework involves educators and students knowledge of Cybersecurity, Cybersafety and Cyberawareness (C3). In partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance, Homeland Security, Educause Security Task Force, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and the Federal Trade Commission, several initiatives have been put in place to include an annual C3 conference, C3 workshops and graduate level courses, on-line tutorials and the National Cyber awareness month interactive calendars (April and October). Other research initiatives focus on constructivist learning and teaching via technology, through her Young Scholars Mindtools Program, Digital Fluency curriculum and professional development through gaming theory. She has acted as consultant to a wide number of technology and education-related organizations. She has authored and presented at numerous national, regional and state conferences and teaches graduate courses to practicing educators on a wide range of technology related topics.

Brooks Whiteford Brooks Whiteford
Technology Department
Calvert Hall College High School

Brooks Whiteford, a recent college graduate, has worked in many different areas of technology. Before receiving his degree in Computer Science in 2008 from St. Mary's College of Maryland, Brooks lead an effort to revive the college's radio station, resulting in a flourishing program with strong student involvement. The facility was renamed after Brooks shortly before his departure.

Brooks now works for the Technology Department at Calvert Hall College High School, where he graduated from in 2004. There, he assists faculty, staff and students with their most challenging technology needs and projects. Brooks also continues to volunteer at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, where he has worked to help advance learning through the use of technology. Through the implementation of resources such as classroom video projection systems, the school's dynamic webpage, and an advanced e-learning system, OLPH continues to remain on the forefront of development in the field of educational technology.

Brooks is looking forward to continuing his growth in his passion for academic technology, as well as expanding his interests even further.

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