J. Blake Zachary ’03, Director of Technology for South Montgomery Community School Corporation, has recently been appointed to Indiana’s new eLearning Leadership Cadre. The 12 member think tank, composed of visionary educational technology leaders from around the state, will meet in collaboration with the Department of Education’s Office of eLearning to focus on strategic components of 21st century teaching and learning, and to help Indiana continue leading the nation in modern educational opportunities for students.

A Southmont High School and Wabash College graduate, he is also the President-Elect of HECC, Indiana’s premiere association of K-12 technology leaders. With grants from these organizations, he previously traveled to Philadelphia and will be traveling to Washington DC and San Diego this year to learn and collaborate with educational technology leaders from around the globe, promote Indiana’s leading edge initiatives on the national stage, and bring back new opportunities for local students and educators.

Blake resides in Ladoga, Indiana with his wife, Rachel, and daughter, Evelyn.

Congratulations, Blake!