Marty Keast Appointed to the Council of the Canadian Education Association (CEA)
President of the School Division of Pearson Canada to contribute expertise to a national advisory council for countrywide issues and trends in public education.
Toronto - Nov 15, 2011 - Marty Keast was appointed to the CEA Council at its Annual General Meeting on October 27th in Montreal.
Mr. Keast is President of the School Division of Pearson Canada and in his 40th year serving educators and learners in Canada. During that time his primary interest has targeted all aspects of the learning resources business. He was directly involved with the development of the first electronic textbook in Canada back in 1996 and launched his own company that same year with a focus on a very new concept called "e-learning". During his career Mr. Keast has held senior management positions in sales, marketing, product development, operations, IT, and general management.
"Marty's innovative spirit and extensive experience In the development of e-learning resources will provide an invaluable perspective to our Council table," says CEA Chair Lynne Zucker.
CEA Council Members are drawn from all regions of the country and interests in education including provincial and territorial governments and at least 25 per cent are French-speaking.
About the Canadian Education Association (CEA)
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