Edtech Coaches Playground: Tools for Coaches? Yeah, We’ve Got ‘Em
Location: Playground A, Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function
Explore and create : Playground
Monday, June 25, 12:30–4:00 pm
Location: Playground A, Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function
Christopher Biagiarelli Suzy Brooks Lesley Burdine Rebecca Chambers Angelyn Cheatham Annmarie Clasky Michele Curcio Kim Darche Alissa DeVito Melissa Englert Leslie Fagin Tami Flood Annie Forest Matthew Fuquay Gregory Gilmore Katherine Goyette Kristin Harrington Robin Harris Danielle Head Melissa Henning Jennifer Hervada Brianna Hodges Ryan Hoxie Amy Johns Adam Juarez Bonnie Martinez Laura Nylen Dr. Ruth Okoye Ann Oro Kelsey Pacer Fanny Passeport Charles Randolph Agnieszka Salter Dr. Lynne Schrum Allie Schultze Dr. MaryBeth Sepelyak Pam Shoemaker Katie Siemer Margaret Sisler Karen Streeter Nicole Stulak Nicole Tanner Colleen Terrill Alyssa Tormala Steve Wick Dr. Jo Williamson Jakki Wiseman Lindsay Z Jenny Zalewski Nicole Zumpano
Come join the Ed Tech Coaches PLN as we build success one block at a time...sharing tools and success strategies for those who coach other educators. New and veteran coaches can visit two demo areas and six sensational stations to learn, collaborate and share successful strategies and resources.
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Best practices and models for coaching|
|ISTE Standards:||For Coaches:
Professional Development and Program Evaluation
The purpose of this session is to provide an opportunity for those who serve as Ed Tech Coaches to receive professional development on coaching strategies. As the role of a coach changes from school district to school district, many different models for the position exist. Additionally, the amount of support available for those in this role varies greatly. Typically the one to give PD, the coach rarely has a chance to learn strategies for best practice in their position. Many coaches have come to this session in the past with a desire to better help their teachers, and have come away with strategies to do just that. Our objectives in this session are threefold:
- Provide an opportunity for coaches to learn more about the act of coaching
- Share new and innovative uses of technology
- Create a solution set for various coaching scenarios which coaches will be able to apply to their own settings
We will plan to have 6-8 poster sessions and two "campfire" discussion areas that rotate every hour. Topics will include coaching models, strategies and tools that our mentor coaches have found successful. Participants will be free to engage in discussion with the mentor coaches throughout the designated presentation time.
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This is Chris Biagiarelli’s 5th year as a technology coach. Before becoming a coach, Chris taught fifth grade for eight years. Chris is also a member of GRAETC (www.graetc.org) a VSTE Regional Affiliate and was responsible for organizing the 2018 EdTechRVA conference at Virginia Commonwealth University. He gets great satisfaction in solving problems and helping others in anyway he can. In his spare time Chris enjoys eating out with friends at all the great local restaurants Richmond, VA has to offer and volunteering with a local chapter of Kiwanis International.
Lesley Burdine, MaED.- CMCSS Instructional Technology Coach Experience includes: -10 years teaching experience at the middle school level -9 years teaching Reading, Social Studies, and Inclusion -1 year Middle School Reading Intervention Specialist. Now serving as a first-year Technology Integration Coach supporting, training, and coaching middle and high school educators in the effective integration of technology into research-based instructional practices to enhance, improve, and transform teaching and learning.
Michele Curcio is an Instructional Coach for the Downingtown Area School District. In her twenty-third year as an educator, she has taught elementary school, middle level English, and Digital Information Technology K-12. Michele has an M.Ed. in Education and an M.S. in Instructional Design & Technology. She is a certified Instructional Technology Specialist, Google Certified Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and Apple Trainer. Michele’s greatest passion in life are her family and friends, especially her daughter, Joanne and husband, Mike.
Alissa DeVito is the Associate Director of Educational Technology for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Schools. She was the original and only coach to 140 schools beginning in 2015. Since then Alissa has helped to expand the coaching team, support offerings, and district technology plans. With a background in the classroom, Alissa brings a teacher perspective to her leadership. Alissa has presented at several past ISTE conventions including ISTE 2015, ISTE 2016, and ISTE 2017, all with focuses on classroom technology integration and coaching. Additionally, Alissa has presented two webinars for the ISTE Tech Coaches Network.
Melissa is a middle school Innovation and Learning Coach, working with teachers to leverage technology to improve instruction. She is a Google Certified Innovator and a Teachers for Global Classrooms Fellow through the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and IREX, International Research and Exchanges Board.
Leslie Fagin is an Instructional Technology Coach for the Griffin-Spalding County School System in Georgia. She’s a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2, a Seesaw Ambassador, a Nearpod Certified Educator, a Global Minecraft Mentor, and Apple Teacher. She is a member of the ISTE Digital Storytelling Executive Team and the ISTE Edtech Coaches Leadership Team. She was recognized as the ISTE Edtech Coaches PLN Award Winner for 2017. Her most recent project was that of a co-author for #Edumatch: Snapshot in Education 16.
Annie Forest is an instructional coach with 12 years of classroom teaching experience. She is a National Board Certified Teacher, received the 2014 Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) Award for Middle School Teaching, and is now on the board of directors for ICTM. Annie is passionate about giving all students an equitable education, making student thinking visible, incorporating purposeful technology, and teacher collaboration and reflection. She blogs at showyourthinkingmath.blogspot.com.
Matt Fuquay taught 6th grade S.S. for 10 years prior to becoming a Technology Integrator. He has served elementary, middle and high schools during his 6 years as an Integrator, and now serves as the High School Team Leader. As a Google Certified Trainer and National Board Certified Teacher, Matt's passion is to help teachers of ALL subjects infuse their lessons with technology. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports (Go Nittany Lions & all Philly teams!) and being outside, spending time with his beautiful wife and two daughters.
Gregory Gilmore currently serves as the Edtech Coach for Osage Trail Middle School in the Fort Osage R-1 School District. He has presented at the MOREnet, ITEC, METC, and Iowa 1:1 conferences, and has also presented ISTE PLS Webinars and contributes to Edtech Coaches PLN activities at ISTE Conferences. Mr. Gilmore joined the ISTE Edtech Coaches PLN Leadership team in 2015 and currently serves as the PLN President. He holds degrees in music from UCM and the University of Missouri, and an Ed.S. in Educational Technology from the University of Missouri.
Katherine Goyette works with administrators, coaches, and teachers as the Educational Technology and Integrated Studies Consultant for Tulare County Office of Education. Katherine is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator who believes in the power of collaborative networks. She founded www.SiteLeadersConnect.org and is the co-founder of #CVTechTalk. Katherine is dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary, future-ready learning experiences for students. She was primary writer for California's Computer Science standards and recipient of a Google CS PD Grant for an integrated approach to CS education. Katherine maintains a blog and website at www.WonderExploreLearn.com
Danielle Head has worked in the Clarksville Montgomery County School System since 2011, where she serves as an instructional technology coach. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree and Master Degree in elementary education. Danielle is certified MIE, Seesaw, and NearPod PioNear. Danielle has also presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Conference and NCCE Conference.
Jennifer Wade Hervada is an Instructional Coach in the Downingtown Area School District. She started her career in the Pharmaceutical industry for 10 years before becoming an Educator and then an Instructional Coach. She has a M.Ed in Educational Leadership. Currently, she works as an Instructional Coach, Apple Teacher, Computer Club Advisor and is a part of the Technology Innovators Team. Jennifer lives with her husband and two sons.
Adam Juarez is a 6-12 Technology Integration Coach for Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District. He leads teachers in implementing tech into their lessons through one-on-one coaching, demo lessons and professional development. In addition, he is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, 2017 CUE Leroy Finkel Fellowship Finalist and co-founder of the Twitter chat #CVTechTalk. He frequently presents at ISTE, CUE, EdTechTeam and Krause Center for Innovation (KCI) events.
Allie Schultze is a Consulting Teacher with Baldwin County Public Schools in the Education Technology department. She has a BA in Deaf Education and MA in Educational Technology, both from Michigan State University. She is a Google for Education Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 and Certified Trainer. She is also an eMINTS Affiliated Trainer. Allie loves experimenting with new tech tools and is currently working with librarians to create makerspaces in her district's schools.
Gregory Gilmore currently serves as the Instructional Technology Coach for Osage Trail Middle School in the Fort Osage R-1 School District. His previous teaching assignments include elementary library and music in grades 5-12. He has presented at the MOREnet, Missouri Choral Directors Association, METC, Iowa 1:1, and ITEC conferences. He has also presented ISTE Professional Learning Series Webinars and has contributed to EdTech Coaches PLN activities held during ISTE Conferences. Mr. Gilmore joined the ISTE EdTech Coaches PLN Leadership team in June 2015 and currently serves as the PLN President.
Katie serves as the Director for Curriculum & Technology Integration at Forward Edge, working closely with district leaders to help them identify needs of their staff, plan PD and implement the PD with teachers. Before joining Forward Edge, she worked in adult education, served as Director of Educational Technology for a private, 1:1 high school, and an Integration Specialist at the district level in a large, public district in Ohio. Currently, she is the Outgoing President of the ISTE Edtech Coaches Network, a Future Ready Schools Instructional Coaches Thought Leader, Co-Leader of GEGOhio and is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer.
Nicole Tanner is in her 16th year of public education and her 10th year in Richland Two. She was a classroom teacher for twelve years before stepping into the Technology and Learning Coach role. She is a graduate of Columbia College (BA in Early Childhood Education and M.Edu. in Divergent Learning). Her passion is discovering new ways to incorporate technology in students' learning and guiding teachers to integrate technology in their instruction.
Colleen Terrill is currently the Director of Instructional Technology for Mashpee Public Schools after being a 6th-grade teacher. She provides ongoing professional development for teachers in her district. Colleen is a regular presenter at regional and national conferences such as MassCUE, ACTEM, CoSN, Tech and Learning and ISTE. She was a Keynote Panel Presenter for the New England 1:1 Summit. She is also an Associate Professor through the Extended Campus Program at Fitchburg State University teaching Explicit Instruction and Technology Integration in the Classroom. She is currently pursuing her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership.
I am Science Teacher & Instructional Technology Coordinator at Neuqua Valley High School. I am a Google Certified Trainer and a Future Ready Schools Instructional Coaches Thought Leader. I’ve taught Science & Social Studies at the Middle School and High School level for more than 20 years. My focus as a learner is strongly connected to the 4Cs, Instructional Technology, G Suite for Education, Professional Development, and Pedagogy Connected to Learner-Centered Classrooms.