Compaq Presents Inspiration Technology for K-12 Professionals at Education Technology Conference
SEATTLE, February 26, 2001
Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ), a leading global provider of technology and solutions, will present Inspiration Technology solutions for K-12 superintendents, information technology directors and instruction technology directors attending the Connected Learning Community Technology Summit in Seattle, February 25-28.
Sponsored by Microsoft Corp., Compaq and other technology companies, the summit provides K-12 professionals with instructional tools, professional development opportunities and best practices information for their respective school districts. Keynote speakers will include Dr. Arthur Levine, president of Columbia University; Dr. Rudy Crew, executive director of the Institute for K12 Leadership; and Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect, Microsoft Corporation.
George Warren, Compaq director of K-12 Education Marketing, will present Education's Inspiration Technology, an illustration of Compaq's K-12 solutions. Warren will demonstrate Compaq's handheld iPAQ Pocket PC and the next generation of wireless assessment tools available for implementation in schools.
Conference attendees also will hear from education professionals Daryl Ann Borel of the Houston (Texas) Independent School District, and E. Scott Futrell from Duval County (Florida) School District, on how Compaq's Inspiration Technology has helped their districts move beyond traditional classroom limitations to create technologically savvy schools.
"Compaq is pleased to join Microsoft as a Connected Learning sponsor," said Warren. "Together, we are working hard to provide students and educators with the most innovative technological learning tools and solutions available to achieve their educational goals. We welcome this opportunity to offer Compaq Inspiration Technology to the decision makers shaping our nation's greatest treasure, the next generation," said Warren.
As the leading educational technology provider, Compaq has maintained a strategic alliance with Microsoft to bring technology into the classroom by providing students and teachers with leading-edge hardware and software solutions.