Jean Tower serves as the Director of Media and Digital Learning for Needham Public Schools in Massachusetts. Jean’s primary interest is in the effective and innovative integration of technology in the curriculum and in creating the essential conditions to enable that to happen. Before working in the public schools, she worked in information technology in the private sector, as well as in higher education. Ms. Tower has 25 years of experience in K-12 educational technology, a BS in Computer Science, a Master’s degree in Critical and Creative Thinking, and a CAGS in Educational Administration from Boston University. She serves on the board and is a past chair of The Consortium for School Networking, CoSN, a national organization for school technology leaders. Jean is the Past President of the Board of the Massachusetts Educational Technology Administrators Association.