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Teq Welcomes New Chief Learning Officer

HUNTINGTON STATION, NY , Jan. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teq is pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2017, Robert Wayne Harris will be promoted to the role of Chief Learning Officer. Harris joined the company in June of 2014 as the Vice President of Professional Development, and since then has helped expand Teq's PD business, while maintaining a customer approval rating of 94% for professional development services.

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Harris came to Teq with over 21-years of experience in education, including 5 years teaching, 5 years as a Nassau BOCES administrator, 5 years as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum of the Freeport Public School District, and nearly 6 years as the CEO and Superintendent of the Roosevelt Union Free School District—the position he held just prior to starting his career with Teq.

In his new role, Harris will work with the sales, customer service, and other teams within Teq to improve their understanding of how schools operate, and how to increase Teq's level of service to these customers. His goal is to improve corporate communication and communication with the customers through industry events, customer visits, and new initiatives like the formation of a customer STEM committee. He will also continue to lead the professional development department, and enhance both the onsite and online PD services offered by Teq.

Said Teq's CEO, Damian Scarfo, "Under his leadership, Robert elevated our professional development team and services to a new level. Teq's PD is now CTLE-approved and ranked among the top online PD services in the nation. With this new role, Robert will be able to share his insight on education with more of our team, and shape the way we serve and support the education community."

Excited for his new role, Harris stated, “Working with an innovative educational technology company such as Teq continues to be a phenomenal experience. It is great to work for a company that values education, and enables me to utilize my knowledge and experiences in the field of education to help create technology-enriched learning environments. At Teq, we are truly championing the evolution of the modern day classroom.”

About Teq

Dedicated to championing the evolution of the modern classroom, Teq has provided solutions to improve student learning since 1972. Its professional development team of 16 education professionals works closely to empower educators, leverage and improve technology integration, and increase student achievement and success in the Common Core curriculum. Teq provides clients with a unique blend of experienced service, innovative products, and incomparable support while fostering passion and creativity in the twenty-first century learning environment.

For more information on Teq’s Professional Development options contact us at 877.455.9369 or visit us at: onlinepd@teq.com

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Nina Sclafani Marketing Communications Specialist Teq (877) 455-9369 (ext 1060) ninasclafani@teq.com Teq.com

Source: Teq