Steven W. Gilbert
The TLT Group
W. Gilbert founded the Teaching,
Learning, and Technology (TLT) Group, an independent
nonprofit organization, originally affiliated with the
American Association for Higher Education (AAHE), in January
1998. Previously he had been with EDUCOM
since 1983, serving as Vice President, and then came to AAHE
as Director, Technology Projects, in July 1993 where he
developed the TLT Roundtable concept and the AAHESGIT
Listserv. He also:
Is a frequent guest speaker, consultant, published
author, and keynoter at campus events and conferences,
having visited more than 500 colleges and universities
since 1994. Click here
to see a collection of slides and related materials.
Continues to moderate the TLT-SWG (formerly "AAHESGIT")
Listserv for the discussion of issues related to
education, technology, and change (currently about 5,000
Develops and leads
Webcasts and other online and on site activities and
collaborative projects to improve and extend academic
programs, to help build community online and on campus,
and to foster and support civil, constructive dialogues
- emerging from
Dangerous Discussions - especially by building
better bridges between:
academic leaders, including faculty, administrators, and
academic support service professionals and others
committed to improving teaching and learning; and
campus professionals and vendors with expertise in
information technology and information resources.
the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable (TLTR)
Program, he has helped more than 500 colleges and
universities plan and organize for the improvement of
teaching and learning through more effective use of
information technology and resources.
At EDUCOM (now EDUCAUSE), Gilbert created and
led the Educational Uses of Information Technology (EUIT)
program and the EDUCOM Software Initiative (ESI) from 1985
through 1993. EUIT and ESI were volunteer programs involving
3,000+ campus and corporate officials, including 800+ voting
participants. Gilbert also launched EDUCOM's Corporate
Associates Program (1983-1993) promoting the active
corporate participation and support of over 100 companies.
Earlier (1984-1986), Gilbert developed and directed the
EDUCOM Computer Literacy Project, surveying and facilitating
the efforts of colleges and universities to help
non-specialists use computers.
Before EDUCOM, Gilbert was a management
consultant in philanthropy, advising corporations and
foundations in the area of education and technology. His
career began as a teacher and school administrator,
including teaching mathematics and science at every level
from K-12 at Princeton Day School, and teacher training in
Princeton University's Teacher Preparation Program.
Gilbert's undergraduate degree in Mathematics
was from Princeton University. He also earned an Ed. M. from
the Harvard Graduate School of Education and an M.B.A. from
the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
[Steve Gilbert, father of groom, is 4th from Left
Click on photo for larger version.]
"Information technology can be an excuse and
a means for achieving what matters most to each of us in
education. Our responsibility for identifying what matters
most is greater than ever."