CUE Board Names Mike Lawrence as CEO

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CUE is proud to announce that it has named Mike Lawrence as the organization’s first Chief Executive Officer.

CUE is proud to announce that it has named Mike Lawrence as the organization’s first Chief Executive Officer. Having served as the nonprofit's executive director since 2005, Lawrence is ready to embrace his new role under the reorganized structure, which was approved at the Board’s annual retreat July 23-24, 2014.

“CUE's growth at our conferences, in professional development, and membership over the last few years is absolutely tremendous. To meet the demands of this growth while also preparing for the future, CUE is excited to elevate Mike to our new CEO position,” said Robert Craven, CUE Board President. “In expanding staff and creating the new CEO position, CUE is prepared to expand high quality professional development offerings to our members.”

Lawrence’s appointment to CEO comes after his earning his CAE (Certified Association Executive) credential, the highest professional credential in the association industry. To earn this certificate, the applicant must complete 100 hours of specialized coursework, have a minimum of three years’ experience in nonprofit organization management, pass a rigorous examination in association management and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. To maintain the certificate, one must regularly complete professional development courses through the Center for Association Leadership.

About the CUE Board of Directors
CUE is guided by a nine-member volunteer Board of Directors, one third of whom are elected by the membership each year. The board is made up of active or retired K12 educators, University and Higher-Ed professors, members of the educational IT community and representatives of Educational Technology businesses or other non-profit organizations. |

About CUE
Ed Tech Professional Development is at the core of CUE's work. We are passionate believers in advancing student achievement through technology. By providing Ed Tech professional development to schools, districts, and local educators on the infusion of emerging technologies, we can help better prepare students for college and careers ahead. |

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