Tim Best
Tim Best


Tim Best leads MATRIX Learning, a Star Schools grant with partners in California, Kansas, New Mexico, and Ohio for the Ohio Board of Regents. He recently directed catalystOHIO, a collaboration of fifty universities in Ohio that designed and delivered technology for professional development to over 2,500 professors.

Prior to his work with the Ohio Board of Regents, Dr. Best established Ohio SchoolNet, a state agency charged with distributing over $800 million for educational technology to Ohio’s schools. In that capacity, he developed technology strategy and policy for the State of Ohio, examined implementation issues regarding technology, and provided leadership in executing service offerings and products that focused on technology and learning for Ohio schools. He was the first Executive Director of the Center for Leadership in Education, a Cleveland-based foundation involved in school change. Dr. Best has also served as researcher with the Coalition of Essential Schools at Brown University and as the director for advanced development at Fitch, Inc., a London-based design consultancy.


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