Alan Walker, retired Technology Director for the Prosser School District in Washington and founder of Multiplication.com, will be serving an interim position until a new candidate is approved by an NCCE member election.
Alan Walker caught the technology bug early in his teaching career. In the late 70’s, his students were showcased on national TV for raising the funds to purchase 8 Commodore PET computers for the classroom. After seeing how the computers transformed education in Alan's classroom, he has spent the past 30 years promoting technology as a powerful tool in education.
Alan been fortunate to have some wonderful experiences working with "geeky" colleagues. He has served on the OSPI Technology Grade Level Expectation Development Team, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Teacher Leadership Project (TLP), and Intel’s Teach to the Future Program. For the TLP, he was a lead instructor, regional coordinator, and served on the curriculum development team. Alan has shared his passion for educational technology by presenting on numerous topics at the local, regional, state, and national level.
In 2005 Alan was named the NCCE Technology Leader of the Year, the recipient of the Washington State Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Education, and was the 2001 ESD 123 nominee for Washington State Teacher of the Year. He is currently the Technology and Data Systems Director for the Prosser School District by day and CEO (Chief Educational Officer) of his educational website, www.multiplication.com, by night.