Beatriz Arnillas leads the IT-Education Technology team for Houston ISD in Texas. She is responsible for the design and implementation of innovative Education Technology programs and initiatives for the District. She is a member of the PowerUp design team and leader of the instructional technology team that designed and delivered the program to schools and teachers. Ms. Arnillas actively collaborates with key district leaders to identify workable solutions for the effective implementation of existing and new technology solutions towards the creation of personalized learning environments, including a number of the district's digital transformation programs, digital resources strategy, specializing on IMS Global Learning Tools Interoperability, and the creation of the Houston ISD privacy, safety and security rubric in collaboration with Common Sense Media.
K-12 Institutional Executive Board
Mission: The mission of the K-12 Institutional Executive Board is to enable effective collaboration among school district and state leaders who are creating and implementing technology integration strategies that enable continuous improvement in instruction and personalized learning. The Council will lead the adoption of open instructional technology interoperability standards for curriculum, assessment, and all aspects of instructional improvement for the benefit of school districts & states working to put in place a new generation of IT infrastructure.
Organization & Process: The K-12 Institutional Executive Board is comprised of district or state officials who are IMS Contributing Members. A Chair and Vice-Chair are selected by the Board members to set the agenda for the council. The Council members meet four times a year, including two face-to-face meetings. The K-12 Institutional Executive Board provides leadership in terms of outreach to the wider K-12 Community. Active Contributing Membership is required to participate.