Cynthia Temesi

Executive Education Consultant

Global Education Organization

Dr. Cynthia Temesi is Cisco’s Executive Education Consultant within the Global Education Organization. Her primary role is to help education institutes realize their Education 3.0 vision. Ed.3.0 is the next generation of educational thinking that drives alignment between the education infrastructure and technical architecture to promote systemic learning and teaching transformation. She is also the architect of a proven 7-step business change model, a model uniquely designed for the educator, and focused on the practical implementation to drive transformational plans.

Her 17 years of leadership in the fields of education and family services combined with the past 10 years of management within Unified Communication and Technology have uniquely positioned her to guide education system leaders in their transformational journey. Her visionary leadership, practical experience and drive toward action have helped many diverse groups move one step closer to their own true vision.


April 11, 2017


Why Technology in the Classroom is About More Than Just the Tools

When it comes to thoughtfully placing technology into the classroom and the curriculum, it’s about more than just providing the tools. Kent School District in Kent, Washington knows firsthand about the shift from giving students and educators technology access, to providing them with the right technology access and skills to empower learning. They recently underwent […]

March 14, 2017


Mesa Public Schools Creates Vision for the Future

With 62,000 students, 10,000 employees and 87 schools, Mesa Public Schools in Arizona had a huge undertaking when looking to maximize the use of technology in the classroom. What started as a visioning process in partnership with Cisco, led to the comprehensive re-design of the district’s infrastructure a few years ago. Recently, the partnership with […]

December 20, 2016


Educational Transformation Through Vision Workshops: Rochester City School District

Last week, I wrote about a multi-phased approach that can be used by school districts to create a vision for the use of technology on their campuses and positively manage change within the district. Today, I want to specifically talk about one school district that used this vision planning process, Rochester City School District. Using […]

December 13, 2016


Educational Transformation: A Guide to Vision and Planning

Through the visioning process, you can work alongside educators, administration and students to pave the way for your district’s technology vision to become a reality.

August 11, 2016


Connecting Learning and Empowering Students: Education Trends in the US

Critical to workforce development, economic growth and the foundation of our future generation is the digitization of education.

January 19, 2015


#MLKDream – When Vision Becomes Reality

It is amazing how a vision can start, grow, morph and become a reality. Van White, President of The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) and  Rochester City School District School Board President, had a vision, and he had a dream.  His dream was to bring together students from across the county to have […]