Joseph Hartman - Albert Einstein Academies
Speaking Topic: OSSIE: The Promise of Open Source Education: 4-Step Linux MiniLANs with Edubuntu & LTSP

The son of two educators, Joseph grew up in the Bay Area and graduated from San Jose State University in 2001. After traveling around Africa and Europe for a summer, Joseph earned his multiple subjects teaching credential from San Diego State University in 2003 and started teaching sixth grade math and science at High Tech Middle School the following year. In 2006 Joseph began a new job teaching technology at Albert Einstein Academies to students in grades K - 5 and in 2007 earned his Master's Degree in Educational Technology.


Thin Client computing offers schools the opportunity to lower support costs while ensuring a robust, consistent computing experience is available to many students economically. Joseph will discuss Thin Client computing using the Open Source projects of Edubuntu and the Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) He'll discuss the capabilities and advantages of Edubuntu and LTSP. Joseph will discuss his objectives and results in implementing Edubuntu at Albert Einstein Academies.