Nikole Blanchard, The Dunham School
Nikole Blanchard is the director of innovation and technology at The Dunham School, an independent school in Baton Rouge, an education consultant for a number of schools in Louisiana and a former teacher. Her greatest passion is helping schools around the world create technology programs. She’s traveled as an Apple Distinguished Educator, sharing philosophies and personal stories. Blanchard is also a National Board Certified Teacher, Apple Teacher, Swift Playground Teacher, Google Certified Trainer, PBS Learning Media Innovator and Microsoft Innovating Educator. Blanchard’s passion for networking and learning from other educators led her to start a technology leaders network in Baton Rouge. In 2016, she became a leader of ISTE’s Innovation Teaching Professional Learning Network (PLN). She’s also a member of the ISTE Global Collaboration PLN and has been the playground chair for the ISTE Annual Conference & Expo. In 2019, Blanchard was elected to the ISTE Board of Directors.
Sessions:Creativity Galore with LIMITED technology! Engineering and Coding Mashed Together It's Elementary: Molding the Minds of Young Engineers Storytelling in the Elementary Classroom