Superintendent Dance named among the nation’s Top 30 Education Technology Leaders

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance has been named one of nation’s Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers by The Center for Digital Education.

The Top 30 includes 24 individuals, four teams, and two organizations selected, according to the Center for Digital Education, based on their efforts to improve education through effective implementation of technology-rich solutions; their impact on student outcomes; and their overall initiative, creativity, and leadership skills.

“Our 2016 Top 30 award winners are visionaries who are going against the grain to increase funding, bandwidth, privacy protocols, predictive analytics, and to improve the personalization of learning. With technology as their catalyst, they are dedicated to transforming education at the local, state, and national levels in ways that have a positive impact on student success,” said Dr. Kecia Ray, executive director of the Center for Digital Education. “I am thrilled to recognize our award winners and applaud their achievements.”

Profiles of Dance and the other honorees are featured in the newest issue of Converge and at

The Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy, and funding. CDE provides education and industry leaders with decision support and actionable insight to help effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century.