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Ramapo College to Host Tech Summit for Tri-State Educational Leaders on February 26

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MAHWAH, N.J. – Ramapo College of New Jersey will welcome more than 600 school administrators and superintendents from the Tri-State area when it hosts the Tech for Schools Summit on Friday, February 26. The event, which is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., is sponsored by EdSurge, an independent information resource firm which helps schools find, select and use the right instructional technology to support all learners.

“This is a wonderful opportunity to bring together superintendents and administrators from K-12 on a college campus to discuss the future of technology in the classroom,” said Aaron Lorenz, Dean, School of Social Science and Human Services at Ramapo College.  “Too often there is not enough conversation between K-12 and higher education and we aim to bridge that gap by discussing how we can use the technology of the 21st century in a collaborative and creative way that impacts our students and their lifelong learning.”

The summit will be held in the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center at Ramapo College.

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About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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