Judith Zorfass, Ed.D.

Judith Zorfass, Ed.D., co-Principal Investigator for CTI, oversees the development and design of the PowerUp What Works website, including the content and guidelines for the technology implementation process. Dr. Zorfass has been directing federally-funded projects on special education, literacy, and technology integration since the mid-1980s. For EDC and other leading organizations, she has carried out research, developed curriculum, designed online courses for professionals, led the design of websites, conducted professional development, provided technical assistance, and designed software. She is the author of the ASCD book, “Helping Middle School Students Become Active Researchers,” which focused on technology and inquiry; the lead author of “Make It Happen!” which guides teams of middle school teachers to integrate technology into inquiry-based learning; and the lead author of “Leading inDeed,” a school-based approach to technology integration. In addition to publishing many journal articles, Dr. Zorfass is a frequent presenter at national and regional conferences.

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