Bonnie Laverne Bracey is an American teacher and technology consultant based in Washington, D.C.
One of the first teachers to promote the role of the Internet in the classroom, Bracey was the only teacher selected by the Clinton Administration for serving on the National Information Infrastructure Advisory Council, whose work in the mid 1990s led to the creation of the E-rate program. She also served as lead educator on President Bill Clinton's 21st Century Teacher Initiative.
In 1993, Bracey was selected as a Christa McAuliffe Educator, and subsequently worked with NASA on various education programmes. Currently she is an international educational consultant; in this capacity she conducts outreach activities for the George Lucas Education Foundation and other groups.
She has worked in 33 countries sharing technology. She has worked in rural ,urban, DOODS and one charter school in Arlington, Va. Most of her teaching career was in Arlington Public Schools.
She was a NASA Challenger Fellow.
Most recent studies, with CIRCL.org and in explorations in supercomputing.http://circlcenter.org
ESRI T3TG Educator and geomentor.
She was selected as a participant in National Geographic Society Workshop as one of 50 national participants and was a part of the Virginia Alliance, and the geography educators network. She demonstrated technology in national workshops and initiatives for the National Geographic.
She is especially known for her online work in Social Justice and Digital Equity.
Last year she was an Advanced Practitioner Fellow selected to visit and teach in Russia for the Eurasia Foundation.
She has enjoyed working with Earthwatch and was a former Earthwatch fellow.
She has enjoyed teaching at the Smithsonian in summer programs and workshops for students.
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