COLLEGE PARK, Md. (March 3) – Ph.D. Director and Associate Professor Ronald Yaros is a 2017 Apple Distinguished Educator.

The Apple Distinguished Educators Team wrote via email, “You’re now a member of a handpicked community of education innovators. As an ADE, you’ll be an author, advisor, ambassador, and advocate of what’s possible when we bring new technology to teaching and learning. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with over 2,500 colleagues around the globe and turn fresh, new ideas into education realities.”

In his own email to Merrill College Dean Lucy Dalglish and others, Yaros wrote,”What an honor it is to be part of this elite national group for Apple! Thank YOU all for your support, especially (Merrill student) Carly Kempler, who did a great job helping me to submit a video of my work.”

About the Apple Distinguished Educators Program

The Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Program began in 1994, when Apple recognized K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a variety of Apple products to transform teaching and learning in powerful ways. Today it has grown into a worldwide community of over 2,500 visionary educators and innovative leaders who are doing amazing things with Apple technology in and out of the classroom. Learn more about this group of innovative educators.