Ithaca City School District Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown has been named to the 2017 TrustED 20. The list is compiled of the 20 “top education thought leaders to consider following,” and is divided into four categories: veterans, advocates, educators, and voices.
Dr. Brown, listed as a top educator, was recognized for his work in fostering communication and developing trust between students, staff, families, and the community. Click here to view more.
Congratulations to Dr. Luvelle C. Brown of the Ithaca City School District for being selected as the 2017 New York State School Superintendent of the Year. Council Executive Director Dr. Charles Dedrick said, “Luvelle is truly deserving of this recognition for his leadership at the state and national levels, his effective and creative use of technology in education, and for his passion and dedication to the students within the Ithaca City School District. In fact, Luvelle was the first person who introduced me to the importance of social media in education and was one of the reasons why I joined Twitter when I was a District Superintendent.” Dr. Brown said, “I am overjoyed. This special recognition is a tribute to the exceptional efforts and accomplishments of the entire Ithaca City School District community.” Click here to view more.
Superintendent Luvelle Brown is named as one of the Top 30 Technologists, Transformers, and Trailblazers by The Center for Digital Education. Superintendent Brown is among 30 education and technology leaders honored with this distinction across the United States who are transforming the education landscape. Superintendent Brown and the other winners were selected based on their efforts to improve education; their impact on student outcomes; and their overall initiative, creativity, and leadership skills. “I am proud of the work we have done,” said Dr. Brown. “I’m dedicated to the innovation and systemic transformations needed to meet the needs of our community’s learners. It feels good to be recognized for those efforts.” Click here to view Superintendent Brown’s feature
by the Center for Digital Education.
One wonders how Ithaca managed to lure a star athlete, self-made super student, renowned school administrator to take over the Ithaca City School District. By 8 a.m. each morning Luvelle Brown has fielded calls from anxious parents, snowed in principals, and harried janitorial staff as the snow drifts gracefully outside his window for the third month in a row. “Beautiful. My time in Ithaca has been a beautiful experience,” he said. “I’m learning so much about this cold climate, meeting amazing people. It’s like a 3 1/2 year vacation. I’ve grown as a person, as a professional.” Click here to view more.
Superintendent Luvelle Brown has been selected as one of the National School Boards Association’s “20 to Watch” educators for the 2013-2014 school year. The award recognizes educators across the country for their ability to inspire colleagues to incorporate innovative technology solutions that contribute to high-quality learning environments and more efficient school district operations. Dr. Brown is the only educator in New York State to receive this year’s award. He was recently recognized by eSchool news as one of the nation’s top tech-savvy superintendents and this is the second national award Dr. Brown has received this year.
Superintendent Luvelle Brown has been named one of the nation’s most “tech savvy” school superintendents by eSchool News, a leading publication for educators. One of eight winners, Dr. Brown was selected for his outstanding leadership and vision in using technology to advance the educational goals of the Ithaca City School District. “Dr. Brown has taken this district to a much different place than it was just a few short years ago,” said ICSD Board of Education President Rob Ainslie. “Beyond the use of any particular device or system, Dr. Brown changed the culture of our district to embrace the use of technology in the classroom, in the operations of the board of education, and very importantly in communications with the community.”