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Nick is an entrepreneurial and collaborative strategic marketing & public affairs professional who’s responsible for leading SchoolDude’s marketing efforts.
You can find Nick on Google+
Together with a talented team of passionate marketers, Nick & SchoolDude's Marketing Team are responsible for strategy, revenue generation, market research, client lifecycle management, web/community/social engagement, communications and public relations.
Mirisis serves on several education committees and Boards, including:
Member, Board of Directors: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)
Member, Board of Directors; The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
Member, Board of Directors; The Public School Risk Institute (PSRI)
Member, Information Systems Committee; ASBO International
Prior to SchoolDude, Nick served as the Vice President for Public Affairs and Executive Engagement at the North Carolina Technology Association. He also served as Senior Vice President and Communications Director for a nationally-recognized government affairs, public opinion and strategic communications firm in Arlington, Virginia, working for various Fortune 100 clients, including: American Express, AT&T, Boeing, Federal Express, Hospital Corporation of America, Merrill Lynch, and Exxon Mobil.
Nick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University and a Master’s degree in Government from Johns Hopkins University.
Gearing up for the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) conference this week, I am curious what will be on the minds of the district-level technology leaders. eSchoolNews profiled a CoSN forum which brought together senior technology leaders to discuss how they would build a “Tech Department Dream Team." The panel conversations also highlighted what today's technology leaders view as their top concerns, including:
1. Equity2. Bandwidth3. Funding4. Community Support5. Scale6. Changing Mindsets7. Professional Development8. Training and Support for Technology Specialists9. High-Stakes Testing10. Fractured Leadership11. Technical Challenges12. Security13. Perceived ValueTo read the complete analysis of these challenges, please click here.For more information on how the technology landscape in schools has changed, please download CoSN’s report.