(pictured above left-to-right: Grace Nyhuis, VOL Administrative Assistant; Les Turner, VOL Executive Director; Travis Allen, CEO iSchool Initiative, and Jeff Gangloff, VOL Programs Coordinator)
Travis Allen, CEO of the iSchool Initiative presented the keynote address at the 2019 NEBSA Annual Conference. His session titled "Adopting Technologies to Create Lifelong Learners" challenged attendees to view and evaluate educational technology through the eyes of the student.
Travis Allen is a young visionary promoting technology and culture readiness within the learning environment. Before graduating from high school, Travis created a viral YouTube video on revolutionizing America’s education through the use of mobile technology. While in college, he started a company, iSchool Initiative, which focuses on empowering students with a voice. With the support of his team, Travis has presented in over 45 states and internationally! He has been featured on CNN, Hufﬁngton Post and Forbes. In 2011, he was the winner of the Google Young Minds competition; in 2012, he was a participant at the White House for Education Datapalooza; and in 2015 he won the Georgia Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Travis has emerged as one of the most influential leaders of the digital learning movement.
NEBSA is the National Educational Broadband Service Association. NEBSA represents the interests of Educational Broadband Service license holders nation-wide. More information is available through their website at www.nebsa,org