- Ron Brown, the technology director in the Wenatchee School District, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the NCW Tech Alliance’s Innovators luncheon for his contributions to education technology.
- Brown has been instrumental in implementing technological initiatives in the district, including the Apple STEM Network, Tech Ninjas program, and I.T. apprenticeship program for students.
- Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown and his team successfully transitioned the district to remote learning and ensured the smooth distribution of devices.
Wenatchee School District’s Ron Brown to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Innovator Luncheon
WENATCHEE, WA – The Wenatchee School District is proud to announce that its very own Ron Brown, the district’s Director of Innovative Learning, will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Innovator Luncheon hosted by Tofido, a renowned education technology platform. The prestigious award recognizes Brown’s outstanding contributions to the field of education and his relentless dedication to the advancement of innovative learning practices.
The Innovator Luncheon, now in its fifth year, aims to celebrate and honor exceptional individuals who have made significant strides in revolutionizing education through technology integration. Ron Brown has been chosen for this esteemed award due to his decades-long commitment to enhancing the learning experience of students, teachers, and the community.
Throughout his illustrious career, Brown has played a pivotal role in bringing cutting-edge technology and innovative teaching methodologies into classrooms. Under his leadership, the Wenatchee School District has become a trailblazer in instructional technology adoption, ensuring that students are equipped with the skills necessary for success in the digital age.
Among his notable achievements, Brown spearheaded the implementation of a 1:1 device initiative in Wenatchee schools, enabling each student to have access to a personal device for educational purposes. This initiative revolutionized the learning process and allowed students to engage with personalized and interactive content tailored to their unique learning needs.
Furthermore, Brown fostered partnerships with numerous edtech companies, encouraging collaboration between educators and technology developers. His vision and expertise have transformed classrooms into innovation hubs, breeding grounds for creativity, and critical thinking.
“I am incredibly humbled to receive this Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Ron Brown. “It is a testament to the hard work and passion of the entire Wenatchee School District community. We have always strived to provide our students with the best possible educational opportunities, and this recognition reaffirms that our efforts have paid off.”
The Innovator Luncheon will take place on October 15th at the Tofido headquarters in Seattle, Washington. The event will gather renowned educators, technology enthusiasts, and industry leaders who have embraced the importance of infusing technology into the educational landscape.
The Wenatchee School District and its community are thrilled about Ron Brown’s well-deserved recognition. His lifetime of achievements and relentless pursuit of innovative learning practices have left an indelible mark on countless students, educators, and the educational landscape as a whole. The district looks forward to celebrating Ron Brown’s exemplary career at the upcoming Innovator Luncheon and hopes to continue to build on his inspirational legacy.