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Blanca E. Duarte
Works at LogicWing, Inc.
Attends Long Island University C.W. Post Campus
Lives in Queens, New York
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New Visions CloudLab is looking for a good egg. They are pretty awesome so take a look if you are interested. If I didn't already have a job... +Andrew Stillman 
 
Join the New Visions CloudLab team and become a key player in some of the most innovative and ambitious work happening at the intersection of technology and urban school reform.  See http://cloudlab.newvisions.org/

The CloudLab is currently hiring for a "Systems Integrator, Operational" (read school solutions designer and integrator) on our growing team in NYC.   Located 2 blocks from GoogleNYC in the heart of Chelsea, New Visions for Public Schools is a mature non-profit with great benefits and close working relationships with over 200 NYC public high schools -- the perfect platform to do creative, high impact work with global reach.  As a career educator, I must say that working here has been my dream job!

The posting linked here is not yet public on our careers site, so please ping me directly on G+ if you're interested.
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Systems Integrator, Operational - New VisionsSystems Integrator, Operational The operational systems integrator minimizes technical barriers to the adoption of digital tools at the school level, including advocacy for improved wireless technology, support in device procurement and budgeting, maintaining Google Apps domains and managing Chrome
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They Got This!
 
Leadership: We've Got This!
National conferences don't always leave us as inspired as we should be, but NAESP's Annual Conference had a whole lot of awesomeness and gives us hope for kids.
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Announcing the new #GoogleEDU  Training Center - PD for educators by educators #GET   #GCT  
 
Introducing the new #GoogleEdu Training Center: professional development by and for educators http://goo.gl/v2EQqt #ISTE2015 #ISTE15
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2 Reasons Why Connected Education Needs to Focus on Learning
Social media and technology are being treated like a silver bullet and schools are spending billions of dollars but there at least 2 reasons why connected education needs to focus on learning.
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Awesome post. +Heather Monks This is what we are talking about! ;) Thanks +Jesse Spevack !
 
Once a person gets going with spreadsheets a use case that tends to pop up pretty quickly is the need to combine data from multiple spreadsheets for some kind of analysis. In this post I will share how to combine the  arrayformula and importrange functions in Google Spreadsheets to make data from multiple spreadsheets more accessible.
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Truth and Trust
No living person is more closely linked with the concept of business leadership than Jack Welch. Even for those who have never put a foot on the corporate ladder, who couldn’t tell Six Sigma from Six Flags, Welch’s name is instantly recognizable. During his time as CEO of GE — a two-decade span that started in 1981 — he took it from a $14 billion company that was thought of mostly as fine but lumbering to a $500 billion one that was fast, full of...
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Reading the poetry wall gave me a sense of peace tonight, Carol. Thank you for sharing the gorgeous pictures and for including the music. It really felt like an experience that I was having with others. #winterwhisperings  
Welcome to Winter Whisperings A Gallery of Artistic Expressions featuring a Community of Reflective Writers  It is with pleasure that I unveil the Gallery of Winter Whisperings designed to showcase winter as a season o...
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APIs - three little words. So much power...
 
Admins: the new Classroom APIs are here to make your job even easier: http://git.io/gam #GoogleClassroom  
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Analyze your data, your way.

Brush up on the new features in Sheets that allow you to preview formula results, filter rows and columns by conditions, and more. goo.gl/0LcaXm  #GAFE
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Whoohoo! Images in Google Docs and Slides Mobile! #GET  
 
Many of you have asked for the ability to add images to mobile docs and presentations on your Android tablets, and your feedback has been heard! Docs and Slides have launched the ability to add images on the go! :) #googleedu  
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Have you updated your Android OS tablets or smartphones? 19 Android Tips like using an app to load pages in the background. And who knew you could use a MOUSE?!
Turn all of your icons into Pokéballs, because why not.
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It's been a while so I thought I would post one of our favorite videos from Google Play for Education. 
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Thanks for this share...forgot about this video too! I shared this with our tablet pilot teachers.
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Education
  • Long Island University C.W. Post Campus
    Supervision and Administration, 2007 - present
  • Queens College, City University of New York
    Accounting, 1988 - 1997
  • Long Island University C.W. Post Campus
    Educational Technology, 2001 - 2003
  • St. Francis Preparatory School
    HS, 1984 - 1988
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Female
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Blanca Duarte Martini, Blanca Elvira Duarte
Story
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Passionate educator trying to make a difference in this teeny tiny world we live in.
Introduction
Instructional technology specialist working in the education and non-profits sectors. To learn more about our company, visit: http://www.logicwing.com

Contact me @ bduarte at logicwing dot com.
Bragging rights
They say a child born in this decade will have 24 jobs. Here are my 24+: Mom, wife and entrepreneur. Equity Loan Administrator, Bookkeeper, Aunt, Accountant, Budget, Financial Planning & Analysis, Medical Assistant - Obstetrics/Gynecology, Corporate Accounting Manager, Cost Accountant, Retirement Plan Administrator, Big Sister, Special Projects Director, Children's Center Board Member & Treasurer, Graduate Student, Educational Technology Specialist, Graduate Assistant, Coordinator of Adult Education Instructional Technology Program, Technology Director, Pianist, Adjunct Professor, Intel Teach National Trainer, Technology Geek, Electronic Educational Village Coordinator (Museums and CBOs), Board member of Special Education Preschool, Educational Enterprise Zone Director (Museums, Schools), Sister-in-law, STEM Program Coordinator, Research and Development Distributed Learning Specialist, Board member Literacy Initiative in Ethiopia, Artist (Oils), Member of LI Youth Safety Coalition, Google Education Trainer, Free Spirit, Intel Teach Moderator: US and Latin America, Member/Partner of the Court Innovation and Office of Community Research Resources Project, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Project Manager, Co-moderator of #nyedchat, Designer of experiences, Coach, friend.
Work
Occupation
Management and Technology Consulting
Employment
  • LogicWing, Inc.
    President and Chief Enablement Officer, 2007 - present
  • Variety Child Learning Center
    Board Member, 2008 - present
  • Heckscher Museum of Art
    Committee Member, 2008 - 2014
  • h2Empower, Inc.
    Board Member, 2007 - 2015
  • Elwood School District
    Technology Committee Member, 2006 - 2013
  • NYIT
    Distributed Learning Specialist, 2008 - 2009
  • Westbury School District
    Technology Coordinator, 2002 - 2008
  • CLASP Children's Center
    Board Member, Treasurer, 1999 - 2005
  • Hudson General
    Special Projects, 1995 - 2002
  • World Color Press
    Corporate Accounting Manager, 1992 - 1995
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Queens, New York
Previously
Huntington, New York - Orlando, Florida - Woodside, New York - Manhasset, New York - Great Neck, New York
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+1 6314792974
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New York, NY
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