Justin Reich
Douglas Kiang
EdTechTeacher Instructors and Feaured Speakers
Innovation Summit Featured SpeakerSCOTT BEDLEY
Keynote Speaker
Drew Minock
Scott Bedley, an award winning educator, has been recognized as the Tech Alliance/Project Tomorrow's Innovation Award: High Impact Teacher in STEM, Irvine Unified School District Elementary Teacher of the Year, Orange County Teacher of the Year, and Orange County CUE (Computer Using Educators) Outstanding Teacher. His practices have been featured in O Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, The NY Times, The Los Angels Times, and other media outlets. Scott is the creator of the Technology Applied Science Fair (TAS Fair), co-founder of Global School Play Day, and co-host of the Bedley Brothers EdChat Show.
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerSHAWN McCUSKER
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerJUSTIN REICH
Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is the executive director of the PK-12 Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, and a lecturer in the Scheller Teacher Education Program. He is also a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, a professional learning consultancy devoted to helping teachers leverage technology to create student-centered, inquiry-based learning environments.
Innovation Summit Featured SpeakerGRANT LICHTMAN
Grant Lichtman is an internationally recognized thought leader in the drive to transform K-12 education. He speaks, writes, and works with fellow educators in both public and private schools. He is the author of two books, #EdJourney: A Roadmap to the Future of Education, and The Falconer: What We Wish We Had Learned in School. For almost 15 years, Grant was a senior administrator at one of the largest and oldest K-12 independent schools in California. Grant graduated from Stanford University with a BS and MS in geology.
Alan November is an international leader in education technology. He began his career as an oceanography teacher and dorm counselor at an island reform school for boys in Boston Harbor. In 1984, while working a computer science teacher in Lexington, MA, he became one of the first teachers in the world to have a student project online - a database for the handicapped. In his career, he has been director of an alternative high school, computer coordinator, technology consultant, and university lecturer. Today, he helps schools, governments, and industry leaders improve the quality of education through technology.
An early adopter of mobile devices, Greg first integrated cell phones, and then iPads, into his high school history curricula. As an EdTechTeacher instructor, he works with schools across the country, presents at national conferences, and blogs regularly about the creative capabilities afforded by mobile devices. He officially coined the phrase "App Smashing," is an authorized Google Education Trainer, and attended St. Anselm college in Manchester, NH.
Alice Keeler
Scott Bedley
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerDOUGLAS KIANG
Beth Holland combines over 15 years of experience in mobile learning, K-12 education, and differentiated instruction, to help teachers create innovative learning environments. She blogs regularly for Edutopia as well as EdTech Researcher at Education Week, presents at nationally and internationally, and is an authorized Google Education Trainer. She also holds a Master's degree from Harvard as well as a Bachelor's from Northwestern University. In addition to being an EdTechTeacher instructor, she is a doctoral student at Johns Hopkins University.
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerBRAD WAID
Douglas Kiang is a dynamic speaker, teacher, and workshop presenter with over twenty years of teaching experience in independent schools at every grade level. He currently teaches computer science and heads the technology resource teachers group at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Douglas holds a Master's Degree in Technology, Innovation, and Education from Harvard and is an Apple Distinguished Educator as well as an authorized Google Education Trainer. He is the author of five bestselling game strategy guides, and his latest book on Minecraft in Education is soon to be published by Peachpit Press.
Keynote SpeakerALAN NOVEMBER
Google Jamboree Featured SpeakerALICE KEELER
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerGREG KULOWIEC
Brad Waid is a highly sought after, energetic and passionate educator, International speaker, blogger, writer and show host who inspires educational change through educational and emerging technology, Augmented Reality and 21 century learning. He is one of the co-founders of AR Detroit, co-host of the "2 Guys Show", co-founder of Two Guys and Some iPads blog, featured on best-keynote.com, and honored by the National School Board Association as one of the 20 to Watch in Education.
Brad Waid
In addition to being a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, and Microsoft Innovative Educator, Alice Keeler taught high school math for 14 years and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology at California State University, Fresno. She is Co-Author of 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom, a number one best-seller on Amazon in Computers and Technology Education, and has participated on collaborative teams for Google. She served on the New Media Consortium Horizon report advisory panel for 2013, 2014, and 2015, and developed lessons for Bing in the classroom.
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerBETH HOLLAND
Michael Cohen
As Director of Innovative Learning at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) and an Apple Distinguished Educator, Sabba works with faculty to redesign curriculum and supports students with developing digital literacy skills. Prior to joining USC, Sabba led the technology-enhanced curriculum initiative for grades 6-12 at Fairmont Private Schools in Orange County, California where she deployed iPads and created professional development for teachers, administrators and parents.
Tom Daccord, Director and Co-Founder of EdTechTeacher, has worked with schools, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East as an educational technology speaker and instructor. He has authored two books and writes regularly for eSchool News.
Greg Kulowiec
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerAVRA ROBINSON
Shawn McCusker
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerMICHAEL COHEN
Avra Robinson is an authorized Google Education Trainer and dedicated educational technologist who has been working with teachers and students for over 15 years. Prior to joining EdTechTeacher, Avra was the Instructional Technology Coordinator, coach and teacher for a K-8 school district in Northern Illinois. During that time, she worked with teachers and students on a daily basis as they worked toward total Common Core State Standards integration in a 1:1 program that included Chromebooks, iPads, and Windows laptops. Avra has presented at local and regional conferences sharing ideas about digital publishing, Google Apps for Education, and more.
Grant Lichtman
EdTechTeacer Featured SpeakerSABBA QUIDWAI
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerTOM DACCORD
Rabbi Michael Cohen, The Tech Rabbi, is the creator of the “Invisible iPad” approach to technology in education. He has presented this topic at several conferences and institutions as well as published an article at MindShift.com. Due to this innovative approach, Michael was selected to join the Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2015. Currently, he is the Director of Educational Technology at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy in Beverly Hills. He holds a B.F.A. in Printmaking and Design, Rabbinic Ordination, and an M.S.Ed specializing in Educational Technology.
iPad Summit Featured Speakers
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerDREW MINOCK
A rising star in the world of educational technology and motivational speaker, Drew Minock is an expert at using augmented reality to deepen comprehension and enhance the learning experience. He has worked with educators and students around the world as an Education Evangelist for DAQRI, the world’s leading augmented reality developer. Drew is the Co-Founder of the globally recognized educational blog, Two Guys and Some iPads, and the popular podcast, “The Two Guys Show.” Drew’s knowledge, passion, and powerful message ignites a love of learning in his audience, inspiring innovation and creativity.
Google Jamboree Featured  Speakers
Google Jamboree Featured SpeakerJEFFREY HEIL
Avra Robinson
Jeff is an instructional technology coach for the San Diego County Office of Education, an adjunct professor of educational technology for California State University San Marcos, and a Google Certified Innovator and Education Trainer. His mission in life is to spread his love of technology as a tool to transform student learning. A frequent conference presenter (CUE & ISTE), he strives to transform education. He was selected as the Classroom of the Future Foundation’s Innovative Educator Award winner for 2015 and Distinguished Teacher in Residence at California State University, San Marcos in 2005.
Innovation Summit Featured Speakers
Jeffrey Heil
Alan November
Shawn McCusker has 20 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher during which time he has taught in public, private and alternative schools. He is an innovator in the creation and organization of online learning communities such as the #sschat, #1to1techat and #engsschat on Twitter. Shawn continues to develop innovative implementation strategies as a teacher and Social Studies studies department chair at Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois.
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerDREW MINOCK
Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher. He also currently serves as the Executive Director of the PK12 Initiative at MIT, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, a Lecturer in the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program, and a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
EdTechTeacher Feaured Speakers
Innovation Summit Featured SpeakerSCOTT BEDLEY
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerBRAD WAID
EdTechTeacer Featured SpeakerSABBA QUIDWAI
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerSHAWN McCUSKER
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerJUSTIN REICH
iPad Summit Featured SpeakerMICHAEL COHEN
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerBETH HOLLAND
Brad Waid is an energetic and passionate educator who inspires educational change through technology and Augmented Reality. Brad is also the Co-Founder of Two Guys and Some iPads blog, an internationally viewed blog from over 120 countries and over 100,000 visitors in the first 4 months of it’s creation. Brad’s knowledge of educational technology and his passion to inspire educational change, makes him a highly sought after speaker who makes an impact where ever he goes.
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerGREG KULOWIEC
Innovation Summit Featured SpeakerGRANT LICHTMAN
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerTOM DACCORD
Google Jamboree Featured SpeakerJEFFREY HEIL
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerAVRA ROBINSON
EdTechTeacher Featured SpeakerDOUGLAS KIANG
Keynote SpeakerALAN NOVEMBER
Google Jamboree Featured SpeakerALICE KEELER