Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) are part of a global community of education leaders recognised for doing amazing things with Apple technology in and out of the classroom. They explore new ideas, seek new paths and embrace new opportunities. If you’re an innovative educator who’d like to help lead the charge for change, apply to be an ADE. Join hundreds of educators around the world who collaborate with Apple to find new ways to teach and learn.
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Watch ADEs’ creative teaching ideas in action — and then see their students’ amazing results. Learn how educators are engaging students with Apple devices and personalising learning like never before. Take a look at how these educators are transforming classrooms around the world. Go to iTunes U
ADEs work closely with Apple to lead innovation in education.
If you’re selected to join the global community of ADEs, you’ll advise Apple on integrating technology into learning environments. You’ll author authentic content about your work. You’ll advocate the use of Apple products that help engage students like never before. And you’ll be an ambassador of innovation, participating in and presenting at education events around the world. Being part of the ADE community is much more than an honour — it’s an opportunity to make a difference.
If you’re an innovative educator who would like to help lead the charge for change, apply to be an ADE. Join thousands of educators around the world who collaborate with Apple to find new ways to teach and learn.Learn More
Abdul Chohan, Class of 2011
Abdul Chohan, Director at Essa Academy in the UK, has nurtured teacher and student relationships by creating an anytime, anywhere learning environment. Under the guidance of Abdul’s visionary leadership, Essa, once a failing public school, has seen a fundamental shift at the heart of its culture. The dramatic redesign of Essa’s learning spaces and the introduction of an iOS learning environment has led to Essa’s best ever increase in achievement.
Noemi Trainor, Class of 2012
In her quest for authentic content, Noemi Trainor, Founder and Principal at The Varmond School in Mexico, is spearheading a curriculum revolution throughout Latin America. With iPad at their fingertips the faculty members are able to customise learning for every student and provide an interactive, bilingual-based curriculum using Multi-Touch books created in iBooks Author.
Mark Coppin, Class of 2009
In his role as Director of Assistive Technology, Mark works with educators at the Anne Carlsen Center in North Dakota, USA to find appropriate tools that make curriculum accessible to all learners. Mark uses Apple technology to open up a world of opportunities for students with diverse learning needs and is seeing incredible gains with students on the Autism spectrum.