Posted on Sep 22, 2020
Next Vista for Learning is a free, web-based library of videos by, and for, teachers and students. Through his work with, based in Silicon Valley, California, as founder, executive director, and lead janitor, Jason Hurley, as a former teacher, has had the opportunity to speak to and train teachers all over the United States and beyond. Given his love for seeing new places, connecting with students and teachers across the globe, he has helped broaden the offerings of the library in many ways. 
Rushton has been a Rotarian since 2004. He started as a member of the San Antonio Downtown Club, which at that time was the largest Rotary club in the world. Since then he has been a member of the Rotary Club of Santa Clara, the Rotary eClub of the Southwest USA (one of the first online clubs in Rotary), and now the Rotary eClub of Silicon Valley, for which he was its charter president. The eClub has members in the USA, Canada and several countries around the world as a good fit with
Rushton Hurley explains how his eClub of Silicon Valley formed with Rotarians from his District and since with Rotarians from the world,
including 16 new members
Rushton has studied and worked as a Japanese language teacher, school principal, teacher trainer, educational technology researcher, organizational reform consultant, and motivational speaker. 

In the 1990s his work with teenagers at a high school in California led him to begin using the internet and video technologies to make learning more active. His aim then was to help reach students who had been struggling with more traditional approaches to education. 

Rushton has trained teachers and school leaders around the world. He regularly presents at national and international conferences. He helps participants find the fun and confidence associated with exploring new technologies.
Thanks to Chris Offer, we have finally managed to blend our club meeting format, bringing guest speaker and club members together with
members meeting in person at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn, with the help of Denis Denischuk who used his mobile phone as roving video and
audio in the hotel room