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Rushton Hurley

One of the original Google Certified Teachers in 2006, Rushton Hurley has worked and studied on three continents as a Japanese language teacher, principal of an online high school, teacher trainer, educational technology researcher, and school reform consultant.  He founded and is executive director of the educational nonprofit Next Vista for Learning
, which houses a free library of videos by and for teachers and students.  

Additionally, Rushton is the Program Director of MERIT (Making Education Relevant and Interactive through Technology) at the Krause Center for Innovation at Foothill College in Los Altos, California.  He holds masters degrees in Education and East Asian Studies from Stanford University.

Rushton has trained teachers around the United States, presenting at national and regional conferences.  His fun and thoughtful talks center on the connection between engaging learning and useful, affordable technology; the power of multimedia; and the professional perspectives and experiences of teachers at all levels. 

Contact Information
Google+: Rushton Hurley
Twitter: rushtonh
Skype: rushtonh
559-927-3251 (5599-AREA51) (Google Voice)