CUE announced the appointment of three new members to the organization’s board of directors, effective July 1, 2020. Joining the board for three-year terms are Denise Douglas from the Central Valley CUE affiliate, Phil Harding representing the Inland Area CUE affiliate, and Laura Spencer from the San Diego CUE affiliate.

Denise Douglas

Douglas has been actively involved with CUE serving on the CUE Affiliate Leadership Development Committee and as a board member with her local affiliate CVCUE. She has served as President and Vice President. As the Coordinator of Educational Technology for the Tulare Joint Union High School District, Douglas spearheaded the implementation of the 1:1 take-home program and facilitated her district’s Sprint 1 Million Project. Douglas has more than 20 years’ experience in the high school classroom in her hometown of Tulare.


Harding has been a CUE member since the early 90s and currently serves as a board member of IACUE. He holds a CITE (formerly CETPA) CTO certification. An educator for more than 30 years, Harding is a Technology Integration Specialist for the Val Verde Unified School District in Southern California. Previously, Harding was a 5th grade teacher and a technology instructor for Chapman University among other educational roles.


Spencer is in her second term as President of SDCUE and has served on the CUE Communications Committee and the CUE Affiliate Leadership Development Committee. Additionally, Spencer serves as a Lead Learner for CUE. An active EdTech educator for nearly 20 years, Spencer is currently the Director of Technology Integration at Elite Academic Academy, a charter school system in Southern California. Previously, Spencer has served as a classroom teacher, Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Executive Director of Design Thinking and Innovation, and a college professor.

CUE is a dynamic organization, recognized as a leader in educational innovation, dedicated to transforming teaching by connecting educators with ideas, resources, and each other. Foundational to the work done through CUE is supporting the use of technology to enhance and accelerate student learning while preparing them to succeed in a rapidly changing world. CUE’s commitment, creativity, and strategic partnerships are consistently demonstrated through outstanding conferences, programs, and services.

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