Vera Dejesus

Educational Strategies & Communications Specialist
Highlander Institute

Shawn Rubin is the Chief Education Officer at the Highlander Institute in Providence, Rhode Island. Shawn manages the Institute’s personalized and blended learning initiatives. At the Highlander Institute, Shawn leads the Fuse RI fellowship, which partners educators and administrators from schools around Rhode Island with other school districts to help disseminate blended & personalized based on each district’s specific needs. Shawn is the co-founder of Rhode Island’s EdUnderground and EdTechRI Meetups, which are laboratories where teachers can discover and experiment with edtech, blended learning models, and other innovative tactics while collaborating with the edtech developers who are building high-quality tools to support the diverse needs of students.

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