Dom Festante, author of Computer Applications and the Internet, started his career as a middle/high school English teacher in New Jersey. He was a founder of a computer consulting company and then he returned to the field of education as director of an Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC), a unique concept developed by the New Jersey Department of Education. The ETTCs were created to offer workshops that assisted educators in the seamless integration of technology in the district and in the classroom. He has authored two workbooks designed and written for students and adults possessing little or no knowledge in the process of creating databases using Microsoft Access. Dom has also served as a middle school principal, Director of Curriculum, Dean of an academy devoted to mathematics and science, supervisor of mathematics and science departments, supervisor of staff development and a member of the adjunct faculty of several colleges and universities teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses. He holds a B.A. in English from Seton Hall University, a MA in Education from Kean University and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from William Paterson University Thoroughly enjoying leading workshops, Dom has presented such workshops as Recognizing Hate on the Internet, Differentiated Instruction, Multiple Methods of Assessment, So You Want to use the Internet in Your Classroom?, and Middle School Concepts and Practices and Technology in the Classroom.
June 19, 2018