Rachelle Dene Poth, Rivervew Junior Senior High School
ISTE affiliate: CUE, PAECT, TCEA
Rachelle Dené Poth is a STEAM and Spanish teacher at Riverview Junior Senior High School in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. She’s also an author, edtech consultant, attorney and frequent education conference presenter. Also an ISTE Certified Educator, Poth holds a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law, and a master's in instructional technology. She’s currently pursuing a second doctorate focused on edtech. Poth is the author of seven books, including Things I Wish [...] Knew, which includes the voices of 50 educators from around the world. She’s a past president of the ISTE Teacher Education Network, and a recipient of the ISTE Making IT Happen Award. Poth was named one of 30 K-12 IT Influencers for 2021, was selected as the 2017 Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications in Technology (PAECT) and was named one of “20 to Watch” educators by the National School Boards Association (NSBA). She writes for Getting Smart and Defined Learning, and hosts the “ThriveinEDU” podcast, as well as a project-based learning podcast by Defined Learning on the BAM Radio Network.
In-person sessionsAR/VR Playground: Discover the ISTEverse! Bring STEM to Every Classroom Inclusive Learning Playground: Empowering Student Voices ISTE Immersive Virtual Reality Experience TEN Strategies to Support Teachers’ Development as Designers of Active Learning Unreal Learning Experiences: Exploring and Storytelling in AR and VR