Consultant Community – Education Thought LeadersAubrey2021-08-26T20:13:19+00:00
i2e includes a network of like-minded education thought leaders who provide consulting services, speaking engagements, teacher workshops, case study research, and more. Contact us to get started working together!
@TheMerrillsEDU View The Merrills’ Website Kristin and Joe Merrill share one common goal when planning for their classrooms: learning needs to be interACTIVE. This mindset drove them to write the books: The InterACTIVE Class and Flipgrid in the InterACTIVE Class (Elevate Books EDU), putting a new spin on traditional strategies to help implement technology that meets the needs of all students.
@lara_brady View Laura’s Website For over 15 years, Dr. Laura Lara-Brady’s work focuses on improving educational outcomes for under-served populations and students of color, particularly within higher education. Dr Lara-Brady’s approach focuses on working alongside partners and organizations to amplify and align their efforts and create meaningful and sustainable change that supports the needs of marginalized communities. If you want to strike up a conversation, ask her about being born and raised in Mexico, running, or her latest adventure near the ocean.
@APSITFelisa View Felisa’s Website Felisa Ford is an educator, author, and innovator with a passion for learning and technology integration. Currently a Digital Learning Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia, Felisa is passionate about making technology accessible for all and supporting educators with integrating innovative practices in the classroom. Recently named in the 30 K-12 IT Influencers for 2021 by EdTech Magazine, Felisa is a Co-Author of The Microsoft Infused Classroom Book and co-creator of the Minecraft Good Trouble Lessons.
@thetechrabbi View Michael’s Website Michael Cohen, The Tech Rabbi, is a designer, educator and creativity instigator. His mission is to help educators around the world reveal their own creative abilities so they can empower students to solve interesting problems and become positive contributors to our global society. He is the author of the book Educated By Design, which outlines his principles for revealing and nurturing our innate creative courage and capacity.
@herhymeswithme View Tony’s Website Toney Jackson is a veteran teacher and teaching artist. Central to Toney’s work and art is a commitment to justice, compassion, passion & empathy. He is an author/illustrator who also writes and performs music and poetry. Toney brings his passion & love for learning into his practice, at all times. Toney has traveled nationally and internationally speaking to and with crowds of educators, with a passion for the craft of teaching, and a constant hunger to learn and grow.
@apsitnatasha View Natasha’s Website Dr. Natasha Rachell, a passionate educator, is an alternatively certified high school science teacher turned edtech enthusiast, currently serving as the Director of Instructional Technology for Atlanta Public Schools! Natasha has presented at both the local and national levels and is passionate about working with educators to remember their “why” and the importance of teacher self-care. She is one of the co-authors of The Microsoft Infused Classroom book and one of the co-creators of the Minecraft Good Trouble lessons and is ecstatic to lead the work as we transition into 21st century classrooms through blended learning opportunities, professional learning for instructional technology and digitally connected classrooms!
Education Thought Leaders Dr. Kristen Mattson and Dr. LeeAnn Lindsey are award-winning educators with a combined 40-something years in the field. As partners, they share a common mission to help educators create learning opportunities that empower students as healthy and responsible digital decision makers who value community in both digital and non-digital spaces. Kristen is the author of Digital Citizenship in Action (2017) and Ethics in a Digital World (2021). LeeAnn was a contributing team member to the ISTE Standards for Students (2016) and Educators (2017) which emphasize strong digital citizenship.