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Stan Freeda

NH Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology
State Educational Technology Director

Stan is the specialist for Educational Technology and Online Learning, working out of the Office of Educational Technology at the New Hampshire Department of Education.  Stan is currently the only person in the Office of Ed Tech, which supports several initiatives and projects for NH schools and districts. 

Stan supports educational technology in New Hampshire schools by reviewing school Information and Communication Technologies Literacy programs, as part of the school approval process.  He also works with schools and district in developing living technology plans that support teachers and students.  He also supports districts, teachers, and students with implementation of the Information and Communication Technologies Literacy K-12 programs.  As administrator and creative developer of NHEON.org, the online resource from the Office of Educational Technology, Stan maintains the ICT Literacy and Technology Planning Toolkits offered on NHEON.org, along with all the other information and resources offered through NHEON.org.

As online learning specialist, Stan coordinates the NH e-Learning for Educators project, which offers online professional development facilitated courses and self paced tutorials for teachers through OPEN NH.   Course and tutorial registration, instructor coordination, and content update and development are involved in this effort.

Stan received bachelor’s degrees in both physics and biology; and has earned master’s degrees in limnology and oceanography and in education.  He also earned a graduate certificate in Educational Technology and Online Learning.  Stan uses his science credentials to support several science initiatives, such as the NH Environmental Literacy Plan implementation professional development collaborative.  Stan also serves the Boards of the New Hampshire Science Teachers Association and New Hampshire Agriculture in the Classroom.  

As a classroom teacher, Stan has taught a wide range of sciences at both the middle and high school levels.  He has also taught and developed science and education courses at the college level, both in the online and face to face environments.  Stan completed advanced training in both teaching and developing online courses for both K-12 students and adults.  Stan currently maintains memberships in the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA.org), the New Hampshire Science Teachers Association (NHSTA.net), the New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education (NHSTE.org), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE.org), and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL.org).