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Jim served as the Director of the M.Ed. in Instructional Technology program at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development where he designed and taught many of the courses in the IT program. He also worked with the Special Education department where he designed and taught Adaptive Technology courses. Jim was chosen as an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2000 and is known for his personable and witty classroom teaching style. While in Maine, he was actively involved in the PD program planning, implementation, and PD delivery for the Maine Laptop initiative. He was the Manager of Professional Development for PolyVision Inc. where he played a role in developing interactive whiteboard integration strategies for the classroom. Jim is currently involved in higher education activities as the program coordinator for the classroom technology and Instructional technology masters’ programs at Wilkes University. Jim holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from the University of Colorado-Denver. He has presented at many international, national and local educational conferences and is always ready to work with schools on their technology integration needs.