Richard Culatta Perspectives
We are pleased to announce Richard Culatta, as one of our Thought Leaders at Learning 2012. Richard will be interviewed by Elliott Masie on the key factors for moving learning to a more personalized, impactful, measurable and improvable architecture. In addition, Richard and Elliott will explore "Learning Shifts: Cool or Hype"
Richard is a leader in the field of educational innovation. He has experience in K-12, higher education, corporate, and government learning environments. As Deputy Director of the Office of Educational Technology for the US Department of Education his work focuses on leveraging open data to create personalized learning experiences for all students and promoting increased connectivity to improve access to education and make college more affordable.
Culatta’s previous work has centered around leveraging social media to create effective large-scale distributed learning environments. As Chief Technology Officer at CIA University, Culatta developed an online learning platform to extend collaborative learning opportunities to CIA officers worldwide. Prior to joining the federal government, Culatta was the learning technologies advisor for the David O. McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University and the Director of Operations for the Rose Education Foundation. He began working with educational technology at the University of Rhode Island where he co-taught the university’s first technology integration workshops for faculty. Culatta is passionate about educational innovations with a particular interest in games for learning, personalized learning, and open education.