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Eric Sheninger


Eric Sheninger is a senior fellow and thought leader on digital leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education. Prior to this, he was the award-winning principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey.

As an innovative educator, bestselling author and sought-after speaker, Eric's work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools forward. This has led to the formation of the Pillars of Digital Leadership, a framework for all educators to initiate sustainable change that transforms school culture. Eric speaks internationally to other school leaders about embracing and effectively utilising technology.

Eric has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his work. He is a CDE Top 30 award recipient, Bammy Award winner, NASSP Digital Principal Award winner, PDK Emerging Leader Award recipient, winner of Learning Forward's Excellence in Professional Practice Award, Google Certified Innovator, Adobe Education Leader and ASCD 2011 Conference Scholar. He has also written on education for the Huffington Post, co-created the Edscape Conference, sits on the FEA Board of Directors and was named to the 2010 NSBA '20 to Watch' list for technology leadership.

Time magazine identified Eric as having one of the 140 best Twitter feeds in 2014. His blog, A Principal's Reflections, was selected as Best School Administrator Blog in 2011 and 2013 by Edublogs. It was also recognised with an Editor's Choice Content Award in 2014 by Smartbrief Education.