EMMA BRAATEN |
Educational Consultant for NCDPI
I work collaboratively with coaches in NCDPI District and School Transformation Division to provide customized coaching and PD best-suited to the needs of the districts and schools to strengthen all educators' capacity for digital leadership. I am passionate about blending of best instructional practices, content standards, and technology.
DIANE CHAPMAN |
Faculty Member & Director of the Office of Faculty Development,
NC State University
I am dedicated to creating active learning environments that facilitate critical reflection. My interest for building capacity for evaluation comes from both my teaching and research.
HEATHER MULLINS |
Chief Academic Officer,
Newton-Conover City Schools
I am passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers and administrators. I serve on the North Carolina School for the Deaf Advisory Board as well as the Catawba Science Center Advisory Board. NBCT in AYA ELA, and with a M.Ed in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC Charlotte. FOLLOW @Carolinablondie
ALLISON REID |
Heritage High School, Wake County 2014 Teacher of the Year
I am an English teacher who is fired up about empowering students to reach their full potential by leveraging technology in the classroom for creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and communication. I am proud to serve The Wake County Public School System and am a happy graduate of the NCSU Instructional Technology Masters program. FOLLOW @MrsAReid
FRANCES BRADBURN |
Golden Leaf Coach
I am the former Director of Instructional Technology for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, and am a 1:1 Teaching and Learning Consultant for the Golden LEAF Foundation in partnership with the Friday Institute.
GREG GARNER |
Social Innovator, Education Architect
I am a change catalyst. Always improving and taking people with me, I define success as empowering others to be successful themselves. I put power and control into the hands of others, allowing them to experience self-guided learning processes under my facilitation. FOLLOW @classroom_tech
IVEY POWELL |
Nash Rocky Mount Public Schools
I am a coach in many different areas, but my goal is to guide, empower and support my colleagues and students as an Instructional Technology Coach.
BETHANY SMITH |
Director of Media, Education and Technology Resources NC State
After spending a few years in the private sector, I have returned to the College of Education where I began in 2003. I am passionate about assisting current and future educators in integrating technology effectively in their classrooms.
LATRICIA TOWNSEND |
Senior Research Scholar, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
My varied experience as a chemist, K-12 science and math teacher, a standardized test developer, and an educational program evaluator has taught me that there is a compelling data-driven story waiting to be unearthed and told. My work at the Friday Institute centers on assisting educators to harness the power of their own data to make critical decisions impacting their schools and districts.