Interview with JP Peters

Tell us a bit about yourself and how you use WordPress:
I am the IT Director at the University of Central Florida College of Sciences.  We use WP for administration, departmental and, class newspaper, and faculty research sites.

What will you be speaking about?
WordPress in Education – it will be an interactive talk, guided by myself and Matthew Patulski.

Who is your target audience?
Anyone interested in the best ways to use WP in K-12 or Higher Education.

What do you hope the WordCampers will get out of your session?
I hope some ideas, and new ways of thinking they can bring back to their schools and institutions to implement.

What is your favorite WordPress Plugin?
There are so many.  Advanced Custom Fields is one.

Do you have a WP hero?
My Web team – who is currently helping empower our faculty, staff, and students with WP to redesign – Jonathan Hendricker, David Khourshid, and Jesse Ferraro.

Pizza is a food group unto itself in Chicago… Where is your favorite place to get pizza?
Hitting up the Original Uno’s with family while I’m up.  But really, where is there NOT good Chicago-style pizza in the city?

What is your favorite tourist attraction in Chicago?
Tie: Bears and Cubs games.

Tell your favorite WordCamp story!
This is my first, so I hope to have some to bring back to WordCamp Orlando in December.

Contact Info:
JP Peters

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