Equip • Engage • Empower

Every day, learning is taking place across barriers once thought to be insurmountable. For the 15th anniversary of OETC, join more than 6,000 attendees to explore the endless possibilities that distance learning and alternative learning models provide. Attendees will come together to teach and learn about new ways to equip, engage, and empower learners and educators across the state and beyond!

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Jeremy Brueck

The University of Akron
Director, Digital Text Initiative
Akron, OH
Jeremy Brueck serves as the director of the Digital Text Initiative at the University of Akron’s Center for Literacy where he provides strategic direction and coordination of services in the design of professional development for pre-K-12 teachers across Ohio. Prior to that, he spent 5 years as a curriculum & technology specialist in Green Local Schools with a focus on designing standards-based integrated lessons for grades K-3. He has also worked as a 3rd grade classroom teacher in Columbus Public Schools. Mr. Brueck is a licensed teacher for grades 1-8 and also holds a Masters degree in Educational Leadership with a focus on the Principalship. Jeremy is a PhD candidate who is researching the use of eBook and mobile devices in literacy learning. Jeremy provides ongoing support to school districts and teachers to assist them in meeting their goals and for long-term success and efficacy. He has presented on a wide variety of education and technology topics to audiences both nationally and internationally. Past conference presentations include the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA), Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), National Educational Computing Conference (ISTE), eTech Ohio Educational Technology Conference and other regional educational conferences.