[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Promoting Pablo Flores to CEO of Activity Central
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Tue Dec 6 13:26:19 EST 2011
Congrats Pablo!! :-)
On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Pablo Flores <pflores2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the announcement. As David says, I will have the big challenge
> of directing AC, a company which has at the core of its business providing
> services for deployments using the Sugar learning platform.
> I've been involved in the olpc/sugar ecosystem since 2007 (for more info
> about me, please see my profile<http://plus.google.com/u/0/104046304533768660303/about>and follow me in google+). Much of my work was as a volunteer, having a
> strong focus on promoting the community work. One year ago I was hired by
> AC to work in the company's community outreach area, where I could work in
> promoting events like eduJAM, Sugar Day Junín, Mexico City Sugar workshop
> and Sugar Camp Lima. Sugar is based on the great work that the whole
> community systematically does for it, to which I hope AC can contribute
> even more in this new stage.
> AC provides deployments with technical solutions tailored to their
> particular needs, promoting at the same time the community growth by
> supporting local labs, hiring outstanding programmers, upstreaming code and
> sharing knowledge. In my vision, these professional services are required
> to keep the ecosystem healthy and it's our biggest challenge doing this
> I won’t be much online in the last weeks of December as I'll take some
> days off before assuming the new position, but I’m very open to receiving
> by email or in #sugar IRC your doubts, suggestions, criticisms or ideas, as
> I want to keep the contact fluid.
> Stay in touch!
> Pablo Flores
> On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 3:19 PM, David Farning <
> dfarning at activitycentral.com> wrote:
>> I am proud to announce that we are promoting Pablo Flores as the new
>> CEO of Activity Central.
>> Pablo has a strong background in all things OLPC and Sugar from his
>> time at Plan Ceibal, leadership in Ceibal Jam, and most recently
>> as community architect for Activity Central.
>> Pablo and the rest of the Activity Central team will continue the core
>> AC mission of providing service and support for deployments.
>> I will continue my work in the Sugar/OLPC ecosystem by focusing on the
>> junction point between deployment technical teams and education teams.
>> My research so far has lead me to the notion of learning objects.
>> While poorly defined in the education literature, the vocabulary around
>> learning objects seems to lends itself to the intersection of technical
>> personal and education personal in early childhood education.
>> Sugar-devel mailing list
>> Sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org
> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
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