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Kerry Best

Marketing Manager

Public Sector Marketing

Kerry works within public sector to help us all to better understand the power of interactive technologies. With over sixteen years experience in the video communications & high tech industry, Kerry has a passion for telling customer stories and discovering new ways technology is impacting lives in the public sector. From students in a classroom to soldiers on the field of battle, everyday someone is discovering the power of secure, interactive and mobile technologies!

Kerry has experience in corporate and field marketing, in managing marketing teams in communications, channel marketing, brand and field marketing, as well as extensive experience in customer service, writing and public relations. She completed undergraduate studies at the University of Central Oklahoma and holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Kerry enjoys creating handmade jewelry, reading non-fiction and the occasional crime drama, fishing and Texas country music. She lives in Allen, TX, with her husband, Jerry, a high school special education teacher and head varsity wrestling coach.

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Articles

November 26, 2013

EDUCATION

New World of Education Driven by Internet of Everything

In his blog post yesterday, Wim Elfrink shared the recent news that the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina and the State University of New York (SUNY) will join The Global STEM Alliance. Since I had someone ask me this week – “what exactly IS the Global STEM Alliance?”, here are the basics. Unveiled last month […]

November 21, 2013

EDUCATION

MIND Research Institute: Removing Barriers to Learning

How exciting it is when we see student gains in math that are consistent regardless of language, culture of origin, gender, and even learning disability! As Peter Tavernise wrote this week in his blog post, it is even more exciting when we are able to support the learning models that have created such gains. Since […]

November 11, 2013

EDUCATION

Honoring Those Who Serve on Veterans Day

“On the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour in 1918, a cessation of hostilities was honored and WWI came to its unofficial end. Veterans Day (then known as Armistice Day) began as a commemoration to acknowledge the heroism of those who died and to show gratitude for the WW1 victory. Over […]

October 18, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Public Safety Blog Series–#IACP2013: Law Enforcement Professionals Unite

Even in the face of the U.S. government shutdown, law enforcement around the world continued undeterred. The 120th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology Exposition will take place October 19-23, 2013 in Philadelphia. A key event for law enforcement education, IACP 2013 topics will include everything from […]

October 18, 2013

EDUCATION

Day 2 of Educause 2013: Videoconferencing, Engagement and the Student Experience

Day 2 of Educause 2013 has been both information-filled and somewhat fascinating. During the general session this morning, author and renowned game designer, Jane McGonigal, shared some intriguing facts about the power of gaming in higher education. A few facts she shared that I found especially interesting included – 71% of employees are not engaged […]

October 15, 2013

EDUCATION

Robot Soccer? Staying Connected at Bowdoin College

As our team has prepared for Educause 2013 this week, we have been talking a lot about technology in higher education and how it’s impacting colleges, universities, students and...

October 11, 2013

EDUCATION

Security: Vital for Technology-enabled Education

More and more we are seeing the education landscape change to include more technology for collaboration and mobile learning. Colleges and universities are enabling secure networks for staff and students...

September 5, 2013

EDUCATION

We’re Flipping Learning in Texas: Tech Trends in Action

What if we could change learning in the classroom to better suit students’ needs and accommodate individual learning styles? That’s exactly what Denton Independent School District in Texas is doing through flipped learning and collaborative video technology. In his recent blog, Barry Fox describes what the future of education looks like at Denton ISD, and […]

August 16, 2013

EDUCATION

Will The Internet of Everything Change the Way Students Learn?

Think back to your favorite class in school. How would that class be different if it took place today? My favorite was a 7th grade art class. While it’s hard to imagine Mrs. Vincent in a modern classroom with a tablet or smartphone, I know she would be on the cutting edge of art education. […]