Argue for Technology
Webinar – Learn how to Argue for Technology Programs
Securing funding requires making the right argument, to the right audience. Politicians care about jobs; parents are worried about college readiness and achievement; your local businesses are concerned about the workforce. We’ll share different ways to craft an effective argument that will work for each audience, and show you how to make a financial justification for technology.
Read this article before the webinar – it gives a great primer on the different arguments that work with each audience.
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Executive Director/Founder, Board President
Heather Chirtea is Digital Wish’s founder and Executive Director. Previously, as the longstanding president of Tool Factory, an educational software publisher, Heather traveled widely throughout the United States to conduct over 400 lively seminars on classroom technology integration each year. With a dual B.S. in communications and operations management (statistics) from Syracuse University, Heather has co-authored five books on classroom technology; designed more than 60 hands-on technology seminars for educators; launched online services for classroom clip art, worksheets, lesson plans, and formative testing and assessment; and written over 5,000 standards-based test questions. She serves on the board of directors for VITA-Learn (VT) and New England ISTE technology associations. Digital Wish has granted over 13 million dollars in technology to American schools.