Huge News For A Former BHS Staff Member – Mr. Marcinek Goes to Washington!

Former BHS Staff member Andrew Marcinek has joined Secretary of State Arne Duncan’s Staff
We are thrilled to share the news that former Burlington High School Instructional Technology teacher Andrew Marcinek was named the first Open Education Advisor for the United States Department of Education by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan this week.  This news was announced during Secretary Duncan’s “Ready for Success” Bus tour today. Mr. Marcinek was a key member of Burlington High School’s 1:1 implementation team and the first teacher in the Burlington High School Student Help Desk.
Mr. Marcinek back in the early days of BHS Help Desk
This exciting news was announced during Secretary Duncan’s “Ready for Success” Bus tour today. 

Andrew Marcinek was hired by the Office of Educational Technology to work on connecting K-12 and higher ed schools to openly licensed educational resources.

Stay tuned for more information on Andrew and the US Department of Education’s push for schools to embrace open educational resources (OER) and to cut back on the 8 billion dollars spent on textbooks annually.

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