Director of Academic Innovation
Jon Corippo is the Director of Academic Innovation for CUE, leading professional learning and his creation, the CUE Rock Star Camp series, with over 10 camps planned nationally for Summer 2015. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country, at tiny one school events and at events as large as ISTE. Jon’s latest PL offering is the CUE Rock Star Admin: Hero’s Journey. These small, hands on camps will be lead by admins, and be designed for admins, focusing on new skills that are needed for 1:1 deployment, Common Core, Project based learning, social media skills and many other skills that there is simply no equivalent for in education.
Jon is also a Google Certified Innovator (#GTAWA 2011), has been a Lead Learner for a Google Teacher Academy (#GTAMTV2), and is also an Apple Distinguished Educator and has facilitated sessions in Final Cut Pro for the 2013 Apple Institute in Austin, TX. Jon was the co-designer of Minarets High School, which originated as a GAFE, 1:1 Macbook and PBL based high school in 2008 which has been named an Apple Distinguished School three times. Jon has been named a CUE Gold Disk Recipient, Madera County Teacher of the Year, and CVCUE Teacher of the Year as well. Jon has served as an Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of Technology at the county level. Jon’s last district was selected as a Future Ready District, implementing 1:1 from 7th grade up, adding coding, 3d printing, PBL and Minecraft Edu in all K-8 schools, among other notable innovative activities.