Katherine Goyette, California Department of Education
ISTE affiliate: CUE
Katherine Goyette is an author, learner and educational leader who advocates for inclusive educational opportunities for all students within the communities they reside. In her role as the educational consultant for technology and integrated studies for the Tulare County Office of Education in California, Goyette engages educators in active professional learning sessions, conducts in-class coaching, supports district strategic planning, and serves as member of regional and statewide collaborative committees on digital learning and computer science. She believes in relationships with those she serves, and ensures she’s in classrooms with teachers and students throughout the year. Goyette is co-author of The Complete EdTech Coach: An Organic Approach to Supporting Digital Learning. She was the primary writer for California’s inaugural Computer Science (CS) Standards, and advocates for increased student access to high-quality CS, particularly in historically underrepresented subgroups. Goyette is the founding president of CSTA-California Central Valley; a board member for ISTE affiliate CVCUE; and created siteleadersconnect.org, a global network of innovative leaders. Goyette has been a keynote speaker, featured presenter and panelist for organizations across the globe on topics including the future of education, pedagogically sound edtech integration CS, project-based learning, universal design for learning and social-emotional learning. She holds a master’s in educational leadership and administration. Her certifications include: Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Dare to Lead, Newsela Certified Educator, Apple Teacher, Microsoft Innovative Educator and PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator. She has also worked as an administrator, coach and teacher in California’s Central Valley.
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