Ellen Ullman

Cooper City, FL USA

Professional Experience

If it's about edtech, I'm your writer! From 1:1s to sustainability on college campuses, I cover it all. I produce a monthly newsletter for K-12 tech directors, write for a variety of magazines and websites, and also write education-focused blogs, eBooks, case studies, and marketing material.


Content Editor (online)
16 Years
20 Years
20 Years


8 Years
15 Years
15 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
10 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
20 Years
Association publication
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

26 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Cooking Light magazine (10+), Technology & Learning magazine (10+), Community College Journal (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

software and hardware companies (6-10), PR firms (3-5), ASCD and other education nonprofits (3-5)

Other Work History

technology editor at Working Woman, senior associate editor at FamilyPC, news editor at Small Business Computing

Computer Skills

Word, HTML, Quark, InDesign


MediaBistro's Avant Guild


Business Writing Samples

Sony is helping the Jacob Burns Film Center/Media Art Lab in NY's Westchester County teach 15,000 school children about filmmaking, media literacy, and other vital 21st-century skills.
How a Michigan district worked with ASCD to provide professional development to teachers to improve teaching and learning
How teachers use Discovery Education's products in their classes.

Newsletter Articles

Making the leap from the classroom to the principal's office can feel daunting. To make the transition a bit easier, experts offer some words of wisdom from their early days as administrators.
Practical tips for planning engaging lessons that will help your students retain more of what they learn
According to the experts, teachers can take several steps to encourage students to take ownership of their learning.
When implementing massive change, leaders must act strategically, work collaboratively, and provide clear direction.
Teachers in remote areas face special challenges, including accessing high-quality PD that will enhance instruction.
Community colleges and small business development centers are working together to provide classes, seminars, counseling and more to help revitalize their local economies.
Community colleges are staying abreast of new tricks criminals use, especially when they involve technology.
Studies indicate that many veteran teachers will retire over the next decade and new teachers aren't sticking around very long. To alleviate the challenge of recruiting and training new teachers to fill workforce gaps, several education programs are tapping career changers and using alternative certification routes to prepare them for the classroom.
Providing new teachers with formal mentors can greatly improve their chances of early success.
A look at how administrators and districts can retrain underperforming teachers.

Magazine Articles

How state associations help superintendents embrace tech.
A look at how several community colleges are creating opportunities for immigrant students.
Iredell-Statesville (NC) Schools are a model for other districts looking to improve communication efforts.
Outstanding community-college alumni stress the importance of community and public service.
Create a culture of collaboration and constant improvement with professional learning communities.
How are teachers flipping their classes?
When San Diego County implemented GPS routing for its caseworkers who inspect low-income housing, the benefits were plentiful and immediate.
How community colleges are incorporating sustainability into all aspects of college life.
In a 1:1 laptop program in Michigan, students bring their own laptops to class.
If the Walnut Creek School District in Calif. needs extra funding, it turns to its education foundation.
Colleges aim to improve prospects for undocumented students.
How do you protect students from themselves?
Flat-panel displays vs. high-end projectors
Are open-source products a good fit for your district?
Learn how a handful of groundbreaking schools are using smartphones in their classrooms.
A rural school district uses various forms of software to improve literacy rates and get students reading.
What does cloud computing really mean for your district?
A look at how schools of education are adapting to give college leaders the necessary tools to thrive in today's changing climate.
Web streaming isn't just for lecture capture. Learn how administrators are using it for everything from public relations to professional development.
Welcome to the new world order of one-to-one computing. As administrators scramble to offer ubiquitous technology in their districts, the goal has moved away from one laptop for each lap to ... well ... a plethora of alternatives.
Which laptops are schools buying?
How to identify, develop, and empower future leaders within your ranks
Who says school IT (information technology) and IT (instructional technology) departments can't play nicely together? We surveyed both to find out how to make the interaction work.
Demand for workers with specialized online skills prompts colleges to develop new workforce training programs
How a partnership with Fairfax County (Va.) Public Schools and the local chapter of children and Adults with AD/HD is beneficial to both parties.

Web Articles

When disaster struck Joplin, leaders decided to reinvent the schools to be true 21st-century learning environments.
This roundup features websites that help prepare young children for reading.
A handful of websites can help kids find the right school.
Tech success at this rural Wisconsin district.
PD is key to success in this Texas district
How does technology fit into ed reform?
Here's how to find the right sites to help your child with homework and learning.
Here's a look at the very innovative Nex+Gen Academy in Albuquerque


Learn how classroom management software can help teachers turns classrooms into efficient, collaborative, 21st-century learners.
This eBook provides information on an exciting new technology that allows teachers to reach different types of learners and promote the necessary skills each child needs to be successful.
Student response systems help teachers turn classrooms into places where students are engaged, fulfilled, and in control of their learning.
Once, all you needed was anti-virus protection; today, that's not enough. To truly protect a computer network, you need several layers of protection.
Schools need wireless networks to make the most of today's learning opportunities. This eBook provides insight on how to choose and use technology to create a better learning experience.

Newspaper Articles

As community college enrollments continue to increase, many institutions are finding themselves at or near capacity. How are they serving their students' needs?
Accreditation, costs and contracts should be examined before partnering
With community college enrollments at an all-time high, and funding decreasing by the day, how can schools make smarter decisions?

Bylined Articles

How can one principal change a school around?