Nicole Zumpano, Learning Technology Center
ISTE affiliate: IDEA, ILTPP
Nicole Zumpano has over 25 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher and instructional technology coach. In her current role, she serves as the director of instructional technology coaching for the Learning Technology Center of Illinois. In this role, Zumpano manages and supports 10 coaches who contract with 25 school districts across Illinois. She facilitates statewide instructional technology coach meetings where coaches come together to share best practices and solve problems of practice. A Google Certified Trainer and Coach, Zumpano leads Google Certified Coach cohorts for those seeking support in their certification journey. Also a National Board Certified Teacher, she teaches graduate-level educational technology courses as an adjunct instructor for National Louis University, Dominican University and Michigan State. Throughout her career, she has received awards and accolades for her teaching and coaching work, and has served on several boards of directors, including as a past president of the ISTE affiliate Illinois Digital Educators Alliance (IDEA). She’s an active member of the ISTE community and serves as an ISTE Community Leader, conference proposal reviewer, and occasional blog writer and book proposal reviewer. She’s passionate about education and technology, and active in her professional learning networks.
In-person sessionsCoaching for Impact: Designing a Program to Grow Both Coach and District