Profile: Paige Johnson

Paige Johnson.jpgPaige Johnson, Global Manager of K-12 education for Intel’s Corporate Affairs Group, is responsible for the Intel® Teach Program. A worldwide professional development initiative that helps educators integrate computer technology effectively and promote 21st century skills, this research-proven program has trained more than 6 million teachers in over 50 countries. Under her management, the curriculum remains on the leading edge of education needs and provides a series of innovative teacher productivity and thinking tools, free for educators at www.intel.com/education.

Paige Johnson has been named to the Steering Committee of the National Assessment Governing Board on Technological Literacy. The committee is comprised of experts who are in a position to define the new framework and test specifications for the 2012 NAEP Technological Literacy assessment.

Paige has also served for three years on the International Society of Technology and Education’s (ISTE) advisory board for the NETs standards. This work provides a framework for ICT literacy for students, teachers and administrators in the US.

As the past Chair of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills Board, Paige led a coalition of business, education and policymakers that has emerged as the leading advocacy organization focused on infusing 21st century skills into education.

Paige holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Willamette University and a Masters Degree in Science Education from Portland State University. She has over a decade of experience successfully envisioning, launching, scaling, and evaluating education programs. She sees technology as a critical tool to access, organize and analyze information, and to communicate and collaborate with others to create new innovations that add value to peoples’ lives – and is a focal point, aligning experts from all fields toward her vision of 21st century teaching and learning

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