Dr. Howie DiBlasi was recognized as “Vocational Teacher of the Year” and nominated as a finalist in the “Top Secondary Leaders in America”. He has over 20 years of experience in education, 10 years as a business leader, and 14 years as a C.I.O. Howie's emphasis is on Digital Technology, Multi-media, Visual Literacy, Disney Imagineering, and 21st Century Learning – all of which he has presented on to thousands of educational leaders, administrators, and teachers at conferences and workshops from Bangkok to Boston. Howie was recognized by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CLIC) with the "Pinnacle Award" for outstanding Professional Development Programs and has been a member of the ISTE Board of Directors. He is a Board member of Colorado ASCD, a past member of the TxDLA Board, and past President of the ISTE Special Interest Group for Interactive Video Conferencing, as well as a member of the Alan November Consulting Team.