Linda K. Taber Ullah, M.A. M.Ed. is teacher in residence at the Foothill College Krause Center for Innovation where she coordinates and teaches in the LINC (Learning in New Media Classrooms) technology staff development program and is director of the Earn While Your Learn Project Based Learning Supported by Technology Institute. Prior to this she was a technology learning coordinator for the Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project, and assisted the director in the overall operation of the Multimedia Project. She has taught several elementary school grade levels, Title One resource programs, special education, worked in a clinical setting and taught pre school motor development classes. In addition, she was on the Leadership Team for the Santa Clara County Office of Education's Internet Institutes, and co-led one of the Leadership in Learning with Technology Cohorts (a collaborative grant between the Santa Clara County Office of Education and San Jose State University). She is on the educational advisory committee for IISME (Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education), the Charter School of Morgan Hill board, and the board of directors for the Teachers International Exchange, and is a former school board trustee for the Morgan Hill Unified Unified School District in Morgan Hill, CA. She has a BA is Social Studies from Marietta College, a M.Ed. from the University of Cincinnati in Special Education and a M.A. from San Jose State University in Instructional Technology.
Dr. Ted M. Kahn is the co-founder, President and CEO of DesignWorlds for Learning, Inc. and a co-founding principal of CapitalWorks, LLC. He has been actively involved in developing and marketing innovative uses of interactive technologies for creative lifelong learning for over 32 years. Over the past 15 years, his special areas of expertise have been in the uses of digital and desktop video, as well as the Internet, as media for supporting distributed learning and knowledge design communities. Ted is known internationally as a pioneer and innovator in action-research projects involving technology and learning in both K-12 schools and higher education, homes, workplaces and museums. His commercial business background at Atari, Picodyne Corporation and Digital F/X, as well as research experience at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and the Institute for Research on Learning, included development and marketing of numerous award-winning educational multimedia products, hypermedia computer-based training systems and complete user education strategies and support materials for new kinds of tools for lifelong learning and creativity. Ted is an intructor for the Krause Center for Innovation's Learning In New Media Classroosm (LINC) program.
Jackie Kawashima is a Technology Learning Coordinator for the Oak Grove School District. She is a former K-4 teacher who has integrated technology into her curriculum. She has extensive PC networking, troubleshooting and training experiences and is a member of the Leadership Team, Curriculum Developer and Trainer for the Santa Clara County Office of Education's Internet Institutes, and a Curriculum Developer and Facilitator for Classroom Connect's Connected University. She is an intructor for the Krause Center for Innovation's Learning In New Media Classroosm (LINC) program and Earn While You Learn Technology Integration Institute. She has a BA from San Jose State. She is currently working on a Masters Degree in Instructional Leadership at San Jose State University.
Ruhi Vasenwala Kahn has a Masters Degree in Learning, Design, and Technology from Stanford University and and B.A in. Business Administration, Management Information Systems from California State University, Fullerton. She worked as an intern at the Krause Center for Innovation while at Stanford University. She has worked as a systems trainer for UCLA Communications Technology Services and a corporate trainer for Business Information Solutions, Inc. She has also taught kindergarten through second grade at a child development center and has worked as a financial analysit for PacifiCare Health Systems and Center for Healthcare Information, Inc as well as a Conference Manager for the UCLA School of Management Program.
Edwin Español holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, major in Mathematics, from the University of Santo Tomas -- The Pontifical University of the Philippines. He also holds a certificate in COBOL programming from Systems Technology Institute, Philippines. He is currently working as a Mathematics and Computer Science teacher at East Side Union High School District. In his four years of teaching in the United States, he has helped in preparing students for college by teaching higher level of mathematics in his school site. His skills in teaching and leadership in education has been honed through his six-year experience as a Math Department Head in one of the private schools in the Philippines where he worked for the continuous upgrading of academic standard in the area of mathematics. He then became the Project Leader for Math Excellence Program in that school and extending his capacity to develop, implement and assess the mathematics curriculum from kindergarten to high school assuring its continuum and streamlining its implementation. He is currently taking his M.A. in Instructional Technology at San Jose State University. He worked on this project as part of his internship for his M.A.