Ira Socol

Ira Socol

Design 2015 Program Manager at Albemarle County Public Schools

Location
Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area
Industry
E-Learning

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Ira Socol's Overview

Current
  • Assistant Director for Educational Technology and Innovation and Design Project Manager at Albemarle County Public Schools
  • Senior Provocateur at Educology Partners
Education
  • Trinity
  • New Rochelle High School
  • New Rochelle High School
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Ira Socol's Summary

Universal Design for Learning Technology Researcher at Michigan State University
Assistive Technology Specialist with Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Author

I work with Universal Design Technologies, both ubiquitous (especially "free" and mobile-based) and "paid" to help people develop technology "toolbelts" that support learning, employment, and life - based on whatever their "special needs" might be.

Specialties

Assembling, recommending, evaluating technology solutions that allow all students to succeed in school, and all people to succeed in work and life.

Ira Socol's Experience

Assistant Director for Educational Technology and Innovation and Design Project Manager

Albemarle County Public Schools

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Education Management industry

July 2014Present (4 months) Charlottesville VA

Senior Provocateur

Educology Partners

August 2011Present (3 years 3 months) Charlottesville, VA, Holland, MI

Re-imagining learning spaces, real, virtual, fantasized. Re-defining education as the the art of enabling transformation. Changing schools in real ways. No lectures on change, re-thinking together...

Ira Socol's Skills & Expertise

  1. Assembling
  2. Staff Development
  3. Special Education
  4. Assistive Technology
  5. Educational Technology
  6. E-Learning
  7. Teaching
  8. Higher Education
  9. Curriculum Design
  10. Curriculum Development
  11. Public Speaking
  12. Research
  13. Instructional Design
  14. Teacher Training
  15. Distance Learning

Ira Socol's Education

Pratt Institute

19791983

Trinity

19601967

New Rochelle High School

New Rochelle High School

Ira Socol's Additional Information

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Interests:

Former - New York City Police Officer Former - Network Administrator Former - Network Cabling and Infrastructure Guy Former - Graphic Designer Prior Higher Education Michigan State University (Studio Art) SUNY Purchase (random courses) Parsons School of Design (Architecture) Pratt Institute (Architecture) New York City Police Academy (Criminal Justice)

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