Annamaria Pisari Schrimpf is currently the Director of Educational Technology for Minuteman Regional Career and Technical School District. Prior to her current assignment, she was the Director of Educational Technology for the Winchester Public Schools for 15 years. She has been an educator for more than 30 years, including teaching at the middle, high school, and junior college level in the field of Business/Computer Education. Her undergraduate degree is from Suffolk University in Business Education and her graduate degree from Lesley University in Technology in Education.
Ms. Schrimpf is the Past President for NEISTE (New England International Society for Technology in Education) and current board member. She is on the board of METAA (Massachusetts Educational Technology Administrators Association), and an advisory member of the Digital Learning Advisory Council (DLAC) for Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. She was also on the CTO subcommittee of CoSN whose primary task was to develop a national certification for Chief Technology Officers (CTO). She was the President of MassCUE (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators) for two terms and was instrumental in making the MassCUE conference the premier educational technology conference in New England.
Prior professional contributions include founding board member of the Global Technology and Engineering Consortium, feature writer for OnCUE, planning committee member and Wingspread facilitator for several STEM Summits. Ms. Schrimpf has presented best practices using technology for 21st century teaching and learning for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents; Christa McAuliffe Conference, Tech and Learning LIVE; and MassCUE. She is also the 2009 “Making It Happen Award” recipient from ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education). This year, NEISTE presented her a plaque recognizing her presidency and her leadership which enabled the prosperous growth for the organization.