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Savilla Banister

Bowling Green State University

United States of America - Bowling Green

online graduate education, the arts, digital divide

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Biography

Savilla Banister has been in P-20 education for more than 30 years. Savilla has worked in underserved, urban K-12 schools to impact the digital divide, assisting in grant projects, and working side-by-side with teachers and students as they integrate digital technologies in their classrooms. She is currently Professor of Classroom Technology at Bowling Green State University, inspiring teacher candidates to develop TPCK and effectively use digital technologies to impact teaching and learning. She has directed the Center of Excellence for 21st Century Educator Preparation and served the International Society for Technology in Education as their Visual and Performing Arts specialist for the flagship publication, Learning & Leading with Technology. Dr. Banister in on the Board of Directors for Quality Matters, highlighting best practices in online education. In addition, she maintains an active academic writing life, securing grant funding and publishing numerous research articles. Savilla approaches life and teaching as an adventure and is fond of saying, “It’s all about the learning!”