February 28, 2013
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The NMC Selects the 2013 K-12 Ambassadors
Austin, TX (February 28, 2013) — The New Media Consortium (NMC), an international consortium of learning-focused organizations, has selected 22 K-12 education professionals for its new NMC K-12 Ambassador Program. The Ambassadors range from district CIOs to teachers to directors of technology and many other roles in between.

Launched in January 2013, the NMC K-12 Ambassador Program is a global search for K-12 education professionals who are committed to using innovative approaches to teaching and learning in their K- 12 classrooms. Distinguished as NMC Ambassadors, the selected individuals earned a one-year NMC membership as well as an influential place within the NMC community.

The selected ambassadors will serve as knowledgeable members of NMC Horizon Project K-12 Advisory Boards in the discussions that lead to future K-12 editions of the NMC Horizon Report series, be the experts in their field in the NMC Commons, and gain recognition among an international body of colleagues as innovative educators. Each individual earned the position of NMC K-12 Ambassador by submitting a video application that described the innovation that was taking place at their school(s) and their ties to the NMC Horizon Project research. The videos from all of the Ambassadors can be viewed on a special playlist on the official NMC YouTube channel.

About the New Media Consortium
The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies.

For 20 years, the NMC and its members have dedicated themselves to exploring and developing potential applications of emerging technologies for learning, research, and creative inquiry. For more information on the NMC, visit www.nmc.org.

The New Media Consortium is best known in the education community for it's annual Horizon Reports:
With well over one million downloads in the past ten years, the NMC Horizon Report series serves the higher education, K-12, and museum communities across the globe in their desire to understand the impact of emerging technologies on their chosen field or discipline. Not a predictive tool, the NMC Horizon Report provides insight into the technologies that are most likely to make a significant impact across three time horizons, based on the consensus opinions of the self-nominated advisory board.

The 2013 NMC K-12 Ambassadors

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