Mark T. Burke, Founder and Lead Innovative Educational Program Manager
THINK’ID8, a division of viaEdTechnologies, LLC, was founded in 2008 by Mark Burke. His work at viaEdTechnologies includes personal projects and client focused work including launching one of the nation’s first fully online instrumental music academies, authoring and developing an online course on entrepreneurial spirit for middle and high school age students, serving as the project manager for the development and management of a middle school after-school STEM program and overseeing the restructuring of a leading, K-12 online learning support program.
Mark is the creator of the Entrepreneurial Workshop for Instructional Designers (EW4IDers) held during the summer at Bloomsburg University. The EW4IDers exposes the realities that learning specialists can and do impact organizations at the vision, mission and cultural levels. The EW4IDers is a three day hands-on seminar covering vision, mission, culture, innovation and thinking for instructional designers and developers.
Mark assisted the Central PA Chamber of Commerce on the development of the Business and Education Association’s new Vision and Mission statements and served as a volunteer presenter for the Building Leaders for the Susquehanna Valley (BLSV). BLSV is a program designed for youth who are beginning to show leadership potential and an interest in their community. Mark will also complete his second year as a company advisor for the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) during the summer of 2017.
Mark served as a K-12 music instructor and continues to perform today. In his spare time, Mark can be found pedaling his bike on the roads around Central PA.