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UT Tyler Computer Science Professor Named to ISTE Board of Directors

May 2, 2011

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RainwaterDr. Stephen B. Rainwater, chair and Chandler professor of computer science at The University of Texas at Tyler, has been elected to serve on the International Society for Technology in Education board of directors, Dr. James Nelson, College of Engineering and Computer Science dean, announced.

Rainwater will serve a two-year term as computer science representative.

As a member of ISTE’s governing board, he will contribute towards the society’s focus on providing leadership and service to improve teaching, learning and school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in the K-16 environment.

Rainwater currently serves as president of ISTE’s Special Interest Group for Computing Teachers and was the ISTE board’s computer science representative from 2007 to 2009.

He holds an Ed.D. from Texas A&M University-Commerce.

With its network of 80 affiliate organizations and 89 individual member countries, ISTE represents more than 100,000 education leaders and emerging leaders throughout the world. ISTE is the home of the National Educational Technology Standards, the Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology, three flagship journals and the ISTE annual conference.

For more information about ISTE, visit http://www.iste.org/.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,400 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

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