CHIEF DIGITAL LEARNING AND INNOVATION OFFICER
MAURY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (TN)
John Carver is the Chief Digital Learning and Innovation Officer with the Maury County Public School System in Middle Tennessee. His responsibility is to make operational the District's Digital Integration Plan for Learning on Mobile and Accessibility, DIPLOMA. The vision to infuse technology into daily instruction, becoming the premier 1:1 district in Tennessee by 2026.
The last 10 years as a Superintendent, John led the transformation of teaching and learning in two different Iowa school districts. Empowering teachers, collaborating with business, elected officials and higher education, he led the charge to vision and make operational a new structure of learning grounded in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
John participated in the launch of the National Technology Education Plan and was designated by U.S. Department of Education one of the first 100 Future Ready Superintendents. Districts he led where nationally recognized as a "District of Distinction" by District Administrator Magazine (2015), and designated an Apple Distinguished Program for innovation, leadership and educational excellence (2015). John is a Future Ready Schools Thought Leader.
John brings to MCPS and DIPLOMA experiences and lessons learned including: device acquisition and deployment, embedding technology into instruction, infrastructure, budget and resources, creating public-private partnerships and governesses.