Student at Global Technology Prep Introduces Secretary Duncan at the White House

September 5, 2011

Josniel Martinez, a seventh grader at Global Technology Preparatory Middle School in East Harlem, which is led by NYC Leadership Academy graduate Chrystina Russell, introduced U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at the White House for the launch of Digital Promise, a new national center created by Congress to advance technologies that transform teaching and learning. Founded in 2009, Global Tech seeks to give students the intellectual tools and practical skills necessary to succeed in a modern, technological world and is part of the NYC Department of Education’s I-Zone, a community of innovative schools committed to personalizing learning.  View Josniel’s speech here: Josniel Martinez Introduces Secretary Arne Duncan