December 12, 2012
The Greater Wheeling
Chapter of the Association of
Information Technology Professionals (AITP) will hold its Wednesday,
December 12, 2012 meeting at the White Palace at Wheeling Park, Wheeling WV.
White Palace is located inside Wheeling Park at 1801 National Rd, Wheeling, WV 26003 (map via bing).
Speaker and Topic
Dr. Terry Wallace – West Liberty University Institute for
Innovation in Education
The topic that
Dr. Wallace will be sharing with the GWC is an update on educational innovation in
the Ohio Valley region and the role of the Institute for Innovation in
Education plays in this work.
Dr. Terry Allen Wallace
is a Senior Fellow with the Public Policy Foundation of West Virginia in
Morgantown, and a Senior Fellow with the Government Policy Research Center at
West Liberty University. He holds advanced degrees from Ohio University, George
Peabody College for Teachers at Vanderbilt University and the University of
Tennessee at Knoxville. With a rich history in education, public policy and
healthcare, Dr. Wallace has served in Cabinet positions in Ohio, as a
healthcare CEO and a senior school district administrator. He is a longtime
member of the graduate faculty at Muskingum University, has taught at
universities in four states, is a licensed school superintendent in three
states and writes syndicated monthly newspaper columns on a variety of public
is a primary architect of the Woodland Hills Academy in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, which was recently named as one of the nation’s top 30 schools in
only its second year of operation and has provided legislative testimony at
both the State and Federal levels on a variety of topics ranging from education
and developmental disabilities to veterans’ affairs and economic development.
resident of the Wheeling area, he is active in community affairs and sits on
several of boards, including the Ohio Appalachian Center for Higher Education
and the West Virginia Access Center for Higher Education.
Here is the
mission of the of the West Liberty University Institute for Innovation in
Education - Dr. Terry Wallace is a Senior Fellow
The mission of the
Institute for Innovation in Education shall be to advance education through
innovation in teaching, learning, leadership and entrepreneurship. In
particular, the Institute will develop innovative plans and programs that will
advance the academic mission of West Liberty University and support the
advancement of education in our region, our state, and our nation.
Oglebay will discuss SD drives at our Ed Session for this
SIG (Special Interest Group)
This month John Parkinson and Scott Petrock will be having
a Special Interest Group predicated upon the Apple OS. They will have several
Apple computers available for viewing.
Now is the time to come to see what you think about the
Apples and the Apple Operating System.
We will meet on the first floor of the White Palace. Social
time, the SIG group, and registration will be from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. The
buffet style dinner will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m. and the Education
Session and Main Presentation will start after the meal.
Cost for the evening
is $18.00 for AITP members, $10.00 for AITP student members, and $23.00 for
guests. We will have our 50/50 drawing and door prizes for those in
RSVP to Join Us
E-mail Karen Kovacs at email@example.com to RSVP, or make your reservation at the AITP portal at http://www.aitp.org/events/event_details.asp. Reservations are essential to ensure there is sufficient
food and seating available for our group. Please respond early to give the
restaurant ample time to prepare. No shows will be billed for the reserved meal.
To find out more about the
Greater Wheeling Chapter of AITP,
visit our website at http://aitp-wheeling.org.