MEDIA ALERT: Sony K-12 Initiative Announces New Sony Education Ambassadors

SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO: Sony Electronics has expanded its K-12 Education Ambassador program, inviting 17 educators, IT managers and specialists from across the country to serve as Sony Education Ambassadors.

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WHAT: The ambassadors will be contributing resources and expert advice on how to leverage classroom technology to the Sony Education Ambassador community website. The website is a free online destination that provides solutions for educators looking to implement technology in the classroom and fosters dialogue about how technology can enhance student learning. The ambassadors, who will receive a Sony Xperia™ Tablet Z, will also be sharing their knowledge via webinars, case studies and conference presentations throughout the year.

The Sony K-12 Education Initiative focuses on helping schools easily integrate devices into the classroom, allowing teachers and administrators to better harness the power of tablet and mobile technologies for education. The program not only includes access to tablets and other devices at special pricing, but also provides schools with additional services and support needed for long-term success. The 360-degree solution includes support such as a real-time, online community where resources are continuously updated by a network of distinguished educators, software to manage and protect devices and information, dedicated phone support, user training and tailored programs for districts and schools.

WHEN: The Sony Education Ambassador onboarding will begin with an orientation session at the International Society of Technology in Education Conference (ISTE) in San Antonio in June.

WHERE: For more information, to submit inquiries or to access education resources, please visit www.educationambassador.com.

SOURCE Sony Electronics



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