Bill Bass, Parkway School District
ISTE affiliate: METC
Bill Bass is the innovation coordinator for instructional technology, information, library media and federal programs in the Parkway School District in St. Louis, Missouri. In this role, he leads the district library and instructional technology programs, oversees grants and federal programs, and creates conditions to foster districtwide classroom innovation. During his over 20 year career in education, he has also held positions as a middle and high school English teacher, technology integration specialist, instructional coach, adjunct professor and graduate course designer for an edtech master's program, and an educational consultant. As a speaker, writer and professional developer, he focuses on systemic and sustainable integration of technology into classrooms at all grade levels, and seeks to empower students and teachers with authentic learning experiences. Bass has been honored with the ISTE Making IT Happen Award, the Divergent Award for Excellence in Literacy in a Digital Age Research, and as NSBA's 20 to Watch EdTech Leaders. He is a past president of the ISTE Board of Directors, president and active member of many ISTE PLNs and a member of the NCTE Executive Committee. Bass is also a frequent conference speaker and presenter. He has written numerous articles and book chapters, and is the author of three books: From Inspiration to Red Carpet, Digital Reading: What’s essential in grades 3-8 and Leading from the Library.
In-person sessionsDeveloping a Digital Content Strategy Partners in Leadership: Leading Through Equity Student Data Privacy: Alarmist vs. Awareness What We Don't Know: Trends in Education