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Published:March 15th, 2007 07:00 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Bernie Trilling, Senior Director of the Oracle Education Foundation

Judyth Piazza chats with Bernie Trilling, Senior Director of the Oracle Education Foundation

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)


Bernie Trilling is Senior Director for the Oracle Education Foundation, directing the development of education strategies, partnerships, client relations and services for the Foundation`s think(dot)com and ThinkQuest programs.  
think(dot)com offers a free, protected online environment for teachers and students around the world to communicate, collaborate on projects, share their ideas, and learn together. ThinkQuest is a world-renowned international competition where students collaboratively create educational websites. Nearly 6000 selected websites are housed in the online ThinkQuest Library which is used daily by teachers and students worldwide as an invaluable learning resource.  
Prior to joining Oracle, Bernie was a Director for the Technology In Education group at WestEd, a US national educational laboratory, where he led a team of educational technologists in integrating technology into both the instructional and administrative realms of education.  
Additionally, Bernie has served in a variety of roles in both education and industry, including executive producer for instruction at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he helped run a state-of-the-art, global, interactive distance learning network. As an instructional designer and educator, Bernie has held a variety of professional educational roles in settings ranging from preschool to corporate training.  
Bernie is an active member of a variety of organizations dedicated to integrating technology into all aspects of learning and leading in education.  
His favorite learning formula is "3Rs X 7Cs = 21st Century Learning."