• Awards

    Awards & Recognition Committee

    The MassCUE Awards & Recognition Committee oversees awards and recognition handed out by the Board. Members review and make recommendations to the Board for recipient(s) under the guidance of the committee chair. The committee recommends candidates for the Pathfinder Award and Administrator’s Technology Innovator Award. Announcing: Nominations are now Closed (6/17/23). Nominations are now closed for the 2023 MassCUE Administrator and Pathfinder Awards.  These prestigious awards will be presented at our October 2023 Fall Conference at Gillette Stadium.  Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.  Click on the Resources tab for complete information. MEMBERS NEWS RESOURCES PAST AWARDS Each MassCUE Committee is made up of a dedicated team of volunteers. The following make up the current Awards & Recognition Committee Chairs and Committee Members. Chair(s) Kim KeithBoard Secretary 2023-2025, Awards and Recognition Committee Chair, Fall Conference Committee/Interactive Spaces Co-LeadKim is a Library/Media Specialist at the M. E. Small Elementary School in West Yarmouth.  Kim received her undergraduate degree from Westfield State University and her Masters… Read more × Bio Kim Keith Board Secretary 2023-2025, Awards and Recognition Committee Chair, Fall Conference Committee/Interactive Spaces Co-Lead Kim is a Library/Media Specialist at the M. E. Small Elementary School in West Yarmouth.  Kim received her undergraduate degree from Westfield State University and her Masters in Library and Information Studies at the University of Rhode Island. She has been in her present position for 10 years and worked in the Barnstable Public Schools for 20 years.  She is a member of MSLA and AASL.  Members Erin Fisher Karen McGrath Ex-Officio members Heidi MacGregor (President) Steve Guditus (President-elect) Savvy Demers (Executive Director) Fall Conference 2023: Celebrate our Award Winners Join us at our Fall Conference 2023 to congratulate and celebrate our upcoming award recipients.  We are pleased to honor the recipients of the Pathfinder Award and the Shelley Chamberlain Community Service Award.   Michael Tinker Digital Learning Specialist, Pembroke Public Schools Mike came to Pembroke in 2021 eager and willing to collaborate. Nearing the end of the pandemic, ...Continue Reading2023 Nominations for Administrator and Pathfinder AwardsMassCUE Administrator and Pathfinder Awards Nominations Open Do you know an exceptional educator who has made an impact in the field of educational technology? A current or former colleague who serves as a leader and an inspiration to others in their classroom, school or district? Nominate them for an Administrator or a Pathfinder award! Nominations are being ...Continue ReadingFall Conference: Celebrate our Award Winners   Join us at our Fall Conference 2022 to congratulate and celebrate our upcoming Pathfinder and Administrator Award recipients.  We are pleased to honor the recipients of the 2022 Administrator and Pathfinder Awards.   Administrator Award Recipient 2022 Tina Mahaney Director of Technology, Educational Data and Digital Learning Gill-Montague Regional School District As well as the technology director, Tina is also a ...Continue Reading MassCUE Awards MassCUE’s Administrator Award is presented to a Massachusetts Administrator in recognition for visionary leadership in the field of educational technology. The Administrator’s efforts have gone “above and beyond” in providing inspiration to other administrators and educators. Administrator Award Criteria 2023 Administrator Award Application (Nominations are closed as of 6/16/23)   MassCUE’s Pathfinder Award is presented to a Massachusetts Educator and leader whose efforts have enhanced the field of educational technology. This person has gone “above and beyond” in demonstrating leadership and providing inspiration to other educators. Pathfinder Award Criteria 2023 Pathfinder Award Application (Nominations are closed as of 6/16/23)   The Shelley Chamberlain Community Service Award is awarded annually at the MassCUE Fall Conference by the MassCUE Board of Directors to a deserving member of the MassCUE Community who has exemplified the qualities of servant leadership in their school or organizational community. These qualities include: Strong interpersonal leadership skills An emphasis on “the other” rather than “self” The ability to articulate and develop a strong vision to support a school/community Clear evidence of an impact the work of the leader has had on the school/community Policies & Procedures Committee Procedures Awards and Recognition Procedures Past Recipients Administrator Award Recipients Pathfinder Award Recipients Shelley Chamberlain Community Service Award Recipients

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  • Bylaws, Policies & Procedures Committee

    The Bylaws, Policies & Procedures Committee reviews MassCUE policies and procedures, and recommends revisions to the Board for a…

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  • Communications Committee

    The MassCUE Communications Committee is responsible for all forms of communications, traditional and digital, to ensure MassCUE informs its stakeholders and…

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    Elections Committee

    The MassCUE Elections Committee oversees the entire election process, including nominations, vetting nominees, running the election and reporting results. The MassCUE Elections Committee also collaborates with the Board on seeking appointments to the Board.  MassCUE Board of Directors Elections are held annually in April. In 2024, MassCUE will elect four at-large members to the MassCUE Board of Directors. Nominations opened on February 26, 2024 and closed at 6:00 P.M. on March 25, 2024. The voting window will take place from Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12, 2024. A link for the ballot will be sent out to our membership at that time. Your membership must be valid before April 1, 2024 in order to be eligible to vote. You may log in to your membership profile to make sure your membership is current. For more information, please review the tabs: EVEN YEARS and NOMINATION PROCEDURE. RESPONSIBILITIES MEMBERS NEWS NOMINATION PROCEDURE ODD YEARS EVEN YEARS The MassCUE Elections Committee responsibilities include: Ensuring that all elections procedures are followed. Verifying and reporting election results. Each MassCUE Committee is made up of a dedicated team of volunteers. The following make up the current Elections Committee Chairs and Committee Members. Chair(s) Heidi MacGregorBOARD PRESIDENT, 2023-2025, BYLAWS POLICIES & PROCEDURES COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR, ELECTIONS COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRHeidi MacGregor is the K-5 STEM Integration Specialist for Littleton Public Schools in Littleton, Massachusetts. She is an International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Certified Educator and was… Read more × Bio Heidi MacGregor BOARD PRESIDENT, 2023-2025, BYLAWS POLICIES & PROCEDURES COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR, ELECTIONS COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR Heidi MacGregor is the K-5 STEM Integration Specialist for Littleton Public Schools in Littleton, Massachusetts. She is an International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Certified Educator and was honored as a recipient of a 2023 ISTE 20 to Watch Award. Heidi is a STEM Education enthusiast and is always looking for new and exciting ways to amplify student voice, cultivate curiosity and inspire learners. She is a proud Lesley University alum, where she earned her M.Ed. Prior to joining the field of education, Heidi worked in various professional roles in technology including website design, network support, and helpdesk management. Members Lori Cooney Chris Gosselin Danielle Klingaman Ex-Officio members Heidi MacGregor (President) Steve Guditus (President-elect) Savvy Demers (Executive Director) Latest News & Updates MassCUE Board of Directors Election: Voting April 8th through April 12th MassCUE Board of Directors Election: Voting Opens April 8th It’s election season at MassCUE! This spring, MassCUE members will elect four (4) members to the Board of Directors. Voting will take place from Monday, April 8 to Friday, April 12, 2024. A link for the ballot will be sent out to MassCUE members at that time. Your ...Continue ReadingMassCUE 2024 Spring Elections: Nominations Open Through 3/25 MassCUE 2024 Spring Elections Nominations Open February 26 through March 25, 2024 Do you want to grow your professional learning network and make a difference for educators and students across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts? Consider running for a spot on the MassCUE Board of Directors! Starting February 26, the Elections Committee will be accepting nominations for four ...Continue Reading2023 MassCUE Election – Board Welcomes New Members MassCUE Board of Directors Welcomes New Members Congratulations to the newly elected officers and newly appointed members of the MassCUE Board of Directors! MassCUE is proud to announce the results of our April 2023 elections, with a mix of returning and new members joining the leadership team. This group of professionals brings a wealth of experience, skills ...Continue Reading Nomination Procedure  Eligibility Requirements are listed below. The full term is for 2 1/2 years. The newly elected members of the board serve side-by-side with current board members from the time they are elected until the official beginning of their terms at the conference in the fall of 2024. The MassCUE Board of Directors determine the type and direction of MassCUE’s activities throughout the year and provide the leadership behind the many great events and resources available to members. We encourage all who run for election to review the Operating & Strategic Planning and Bylaws, Policies & Procedure sections of our website.   Nomination Papers Submission of nomination papers must be made via email and received by 6:00 P.M. on March 25, 2024. Nominations should be emailed to the Elections Committee at elections@masscue.org.  Please include the following in your submission: Name of nominee Home Address Title/Employer/Work Address Phone number Email Name of nominating member (if applicable) Letter of intent Background statement for the website outlining qualifications, philosophy, and/or goals for serving on the MassCUE Board of Directors. (No more than 150 words) Professional Social Media handles to post with bio (optional) Resume High quality headshot of nominee for website   Eligibility Confirmation for At-Large Board Members Any individual shall be eligible for appointment or election to the Board of Directors of the MassCUE organization, should they meet two of the following criteria: A registered member of the MassCUE organization who actively contributes for at least one year, as determined by the Board of Directors. A community member of MassCUE who is: A current or retired educator. An employee of an educational entity within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Or, a full-time student, age eighteen-or-older. A community member of MassCUE that demonstrates support and exhibits qualities and skills that would support the mission of the organization.   Questions Please reach out to Heidi MacGregor, President of the MassCUE Board of Directors, at hmacgregor@masscue.org.   Committee Resources Bylaws Committee Procedures Vetting Policy Code of Conduct Board Member Responsibilities Policy MASSCUE SPRING ELECTIONS: Odd Numbered Years  Every other year in April we elect the three (3) officers – President-elect, Secretary, and Treasurer to the MassCUE Board of Directors.  Any MassCUE member who meets the requirements and is interested in serving on the Board is encouraged to nominate themselves or another eligible member. Each term is for 2 1/2 years. The President-elect automatically serves a second term as President.  The newly-elected members of the board serve side-by-side with current board members from the time they are elected until after the conference in the fall of October 2023 when the transition period has concluded, and the retiring members leave the Board.  MassCUE Board of Directors determine the type and direction of MassCUE’s activities throughout the year and provide the leadership behind the many great events and resources available to members.   We are a very active and engaged board and seek candidates that want to work hard and support MassCUE’s vision and strategic plan which can be found at Operating & Strategic Planning - MassCUE. From our Bylaws I. Any individual shall be eligible for appointment or election to the Board of Directors of the MassCUE organization, should they meet two of the following criteria: A registered member of the MassCUE organization who actively contributes for at least one year, as determined by the Board of Directors. A community member of MassCUE who is: A current or retired educator. An employee of an educational entity within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Or, a full-time student, age eighteen-or-older. A community member of MassCUE that demonstrates support and exhibits qualities and skills that would support the mission of the organization. II. In addition, the Board of Directors shall make every effort to form a Board that represents and includes the diversity of the MassCUE membership and community at large in regards to race, gender identity, and sexual orientation. III. Candidate for President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer must have actively served as a member of the Board of Directors for at least one full calendar year and must furnish two letters of recommendation that speak to their effective leadership skills. IV. Educational entities, for the purpose of these Bylaws, shall include public, private, and charter schools, educational collaboratives, colleges and universities. Those who are nominating him/her/themself or someone else for an elected position have the option of conveying his/her/their interest in being considered for an appointed position. He/she/they may do so in the letter of intent. MASSCUE SPRING ELECTIONS: Even Numbered Years  Election Year 2024 Nominations will open on February 26, 2024 and are due by 6:00 P.M. on March 25, 2024. General Information: Every other year in April MassCUE elects four (4) at-large members to the MassCUE Board of Directors.. The full term is for 2 1/2 years. The newly elected members of the board serve side-by-side with current board members from the time they are elected until the official beginning of their terms at the conference in the fall of 2024. The MassCUE Board of Directors determine the type and direction of MassCUE’s activities throughout the year and provide the leadership behind the many great events and resources available to members. We encourage all who run for election to review the Operating & Strategic Planning and Bylaws, Policies & Procedure sections of our website. Those who are nominating him/her/themself or someone else for an elected position have the option of conveying his/her/their interest in being considered for an appointed position. He/she/they may do so in the letter of intent. See the Nomination Procedure page for details. To determine if you are eligible for appointment, review Section 4.D of our Bylaws (excerpt below): I. Any individual shall be eligible for appointment or election to the Board of Directors of the MassCUE organization, should they meet two of the following criteria: A registered member of the MassCUE organization who actively contributes for at least one year, as determined by the Board of Directors. A community member of MassCUE who is: -- A current or retired educator. -- An employee of an educational entity within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. -- Or, a full-time student, age eighteen-or-older. A community member of MassCUE that demonstrates support and exhibits qualities and skills that would support the mission of the organization. II. In addition, the Board of Directors shall make every effort to form a Board that represents and includes the diversity of the MassCUE membership and community at large in regards to race, gender identity, and sexual orientation. III. Candidate for President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer must have actively served as a member of the Board of Directors for at least one full calendar year and must furnish two letters of recommendation that speak to their effective leadership skills. IV. Educational entities, for the purpose of these Bylaws, shall include public, private, and charter schools, educational collaboratives, colleges and universities.

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  • Fall Conference Committee

    The Fall Conference Committee oversees the planning, promotion and coordination of the annual state technology conference. MassCUE’s Fall Conference provides educators…

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  • Finance Committee

    The MassCUE Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the organization in the areas of budgeting and financial planning, financial reporting, and…

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  • Grants

    Grants Committee

    The Grants Committee promotes and administers initiative grants and scholarships to members. The Grants Committee administers Event Sponsorship requests from members. CLASSROOM GRANTS PAST RECIPIENTS NEWS MEMBERS RESPONSIBILITIES SPONSORSHIP MassCUE Grants (Update) MassCUE’s competitive Classroom Grants offer up to $3,000 to current MassCUE members. The grant application for the 2023-2024 school year closed in December 2023. If you have an idea for infusing technology purposefully into the classroom, then this is the grant for you! We fund hardware and almost anything else you need to make your idea come alive. (Grant funds cannot be used for stipends). In keeping with MassCUE’s commitment to supporting educators who are dedicated to building communities where every learner creates, contributes, and succeeds in a connected world, we have prioritized diversity in our scoring criteria. Grant Recipient History Grant Recipients 2024 Grant Recipients 2023 Grant Recipients 2022 Grant Recipients 2020 Grant Recipients 2019 Grant Recipients 2018 Grant Recipients 2017 Grant Recipients 2016 Grant Recipients 2015 Grant Recipients 2014 MassCUE Grant Funding in Action Read about the educators who received grants and the innovative projects they did with their students. Creating 3D from a 2D World Usable Math Generates Math and Design Learning for Elementary Students, College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Innovation Lab Takes Off with 3D Printers, Pembroke Public Schools Wearable Technology-Infused Fashion, Somerset Berkley Regional High School Capping it Off: iPads and a Synergy of Library, Technology, and SEL Skills, Falls and Community Elementary Schools, North Attleboro Going Digital for an Invention Convention, Cape Cod Academy, Osterville Soaring with MassCUE Grants, Burlington High School, Burlington Virtual Reality in the Art Classroom, Hopkinton High School Example of Submitted Grant Accepted and Funded by MassCUE Grants Committee: Accepted Grant Example Latest News & Updates 2024 Classroom Grant Recipients Congratulations to our 2024 Grant Recipients From drones, to podcasting, to laser cutting, educators from around the commonwealth will be introducing their students to new technology and new ways of learning, thanks to MassCUE Classroom Grants. MassCUE is pleased to announce that this year’s Classroom Grant winners work with students that span grade levels and regions. ...Continue ReadingGrants: Creating 3D from a 2D World MassCUE Grant Funding in Action Creating 3D from a 2D World by Jane Kent “I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.” I am not sure who first made this quote but it fits my journey. At MassCUE, I stumbled upon the 3Doodler table and was enthralled by a 3D heated pen that allowed students ...Continue ReadingClassroom Grants – Opened October 18th Bring Your Innovative Idea to Life With a MassCUE Grant! MassCUE is pleased to announce that we will begin accepting applications for Classroom Grants on October 18th. MassCUE’s competitive Classroom Grants offer up to $3,000 to current MassCUE members. The grant application for the 2023-2024 year will open on October 18, 2023. All applications will be due ...Continue Reading Read more posts  Each MassCUE Committee is made up of a dedicated team of volunteers. The following make up the current Grants Committee Chairs and Committee Members. Chair(s) Holli CaulfieldGrants Committee Co-ChairHolli Caulfield is currently the principal of the Ralph Wheelock School in Medfield. Before coming to Medfield, Holli was the principal of the Oakdale School in Dedham from 2005-2019…. Read more × Bio Holli Caulfield Grants Committee Co-Chair Holli Caulfield is currently the principal of the Ralph Wheelock School in Medfield. Before coming to Medfield, Holli was the principal of the Oakdale School in Dedham from 2005-2019. Prior to becoming an administrator in Dedham, Holli was an assistant principal in Walpole. She began her career as a kindergarten and then a second-grade teacher at the Old Post Road School in East Walpole. Mrs. Caulfield was so effective in relaying computer and digital skills to students that they, in turn, taught those skills to adults visiting Caulfield’s classroom regularly. While at the Old Post School, she also wrote and received several Lighthouse grants from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. She was a member of the K-12 Technology Steering Committee, and was featured in a Department of Education video on technology-integrated instruction. In 2000 Holli received the Milken Family Foundation Outstanding Educator Award. In 2004 she went on to receive a Milken Festival for Youth grant creating an outdoor environmental classroom. In her free time she enjoys traveling with her husband and children, cooking, and reading. Chris GosselinBOARD MEMBER, APPOINTED, 2023-2025, GRANTS COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR, FALL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBER, STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBERChris Gosselin is the Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation in the Needham Public Schools and is the immediate Past-President of the MassCUE Board of Directors. Previously, Chris has… Read more × Bio Chris Gosselin BOARD MEMBER, APPOINTED, 2023-2025, GRANTS COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR, FALL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBER, STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBER Chris Gosselin is the Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation in the Needham Public Schools and is the immediate Past-President of the MassCUE Board of Directors. Previously, Chris has served as an Assistant Principal, Digital Learning Coach, Media Specialist and English Language Arts teacher across all grades PreK-12. Chris received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, VT, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Simmons College in Boston, MA and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership & Organizational Management from Endicott College as part of the Educator Leadership Institute through the EDCO Collaborative, a program in which he is now an instructor. His presentations and writing on digital learning, literacy, student voice and engagement have been published on Edutopia.org, ISTE.org and on various other websites. Chris enjoys traveling around the world with his family, spending time with his dog Rosie and cooking and eating great food. Members Linda Cartier Stephanie Gosselin Ed Paris Lisa Sanderson Sanaea Simmons Ex-Officio members Heidi MacGregor (President) Steve Guditus (President-elect) Savvy Demers (Executive Director) The MassCUE Grants Committee serves to promote and administer initiative grants to members; identify grants and coordinate the writing of proposals to benefit MassCUE. The Grant Committee's responsibilities include: Design and facilitation of grants for MassCUE members to encourage activities that will strongly support and demonstrate: Integrated technology Standards-based learning Enhanced student achievement Development of instructional technology competency Dissemination of sustainable results back to MassCUE members and others. Follow up of Grant recipient’s requirements as stated in grant Governing Documents Committee Procedures MassCUE is a proud sponsor of many educational events! To apply for a sponsorship please follow the procedure outlined below. Approval Process for Event Sponsorships *Any event recommended for approval by the Grants Committee must support the mission and vision of MassCUE and must be open to all. Process Notification of the Masscue Sponsorships will be sent out in April for the following fiscal year(July to July) The request will be made to the Chairs of the Grants Committee (Online Application) by May 15th. We will accept rolling applications after May 15th but are limited to our budgeted amount. The person making the request for Sponsorship of their event must be a MassCUE Member. The written request should address the criteria below. The request will be presented to the Grants Committee Members for discussion. A rubric will be used to score each application and the final decision will be determined by the Grants Committee. In the case that there are more eligible proposals than we can sponsor, preference will be given to those who we have never sponsored as long as they meet the criteria. Grants Committee members will notify applicants after June 15th who receive Sponsorship by July 1st. Any rolling application will be notified within 30 days of the date of submission. The Event should align with at least one of our four Goals: To educate, connect and inspire the educational community across Massachusetts To increase and diversify programs and services To improve mutually beneficial partnerships To improve operations and governance of MassCUE In order for MassCue to Sponsor an Event, the following criteria will be reviewed. The event to be sponsored: Leverages knowledge and expertise to educate and inspire the educational community Increases and diversifies programs and services Accomplishes more than MassCUE could alone Aims to improve teaching and learning in the Commonwealth Maintains MassCUE’s commitment to high standards Enhances and expands MassCUE’s reach Provides high-quality professional learning Creates excitement about technology in education Promotes and encourages MassCUE membership Is open and free to all MassCUE members The event should occur no sooner than 30 days from the date of the request. The event should be run by volunteers whose primary job is the education of Massachusetts children in a school setting. During the event the member facilitating the event will acknowledge the sponsorship from MassCUE During the event the member facilitating the event will acknowledge the sponsorship from MassCUE. Within thirty days after the event, the member facilitating the event will write and submit an article, including 3 photos, about the event for MassCUE website.  The article should be submitted via email to masscue@masscue.org.  Please used "Website Submission" in the subject line. Online Application Rubric Board Members eligibility *If a Board member is part of the planning group for an event, there should be no penalty against the group of educators, and the proposal for sponsorship must be allowed. Board members who apply for this sponsorship may not participate in scoring of applications.

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  • Influence and Advocacy

    Influence and Advocacy Committee

    The MassCUE Influence and Advocacy Committee educates and collaborates with policy makers to achieve funding and legislation to support…

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  • Professional Development Committee

    The MassCUE Professional Development Committee supports the strategic vision and mission MassCUE has set forth for educators with a passion…

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  • Special Interest Groups

    MassCUE supports the network of Special Interest Groups (SIGs).  The objective of each SIG is to transform instructional or operational practices at…

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  • Conference Committee

    Spring Conference Committee

    The Spring Conference Committee oversees the planning, promotion and coordination of the annual spring conference. [tab id=”springcon0″…

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  • Strategic Planning Committee

    The Strategic Planning Committee works to develop and implement the strategic plan for MassCUE.  It plays a vital role…

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