Ben is a TK-6th grade edtech TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) in the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, CA. He supports 350+ teachers at 12 school sites in everything from the basics of implementing technology into teaching to the 1:1 classroom. Ben does a little bit of everything including model lessons, small group collaboration sessions, large professional development sessions and more,
Ben enjoys hanging with his family, reading, BBQing, playing video games, and being a connected educator. His current hobbies are #tosachat and Coach's Corner (an ongoing vlog/ podcast). He loves everything Apple and Google as well.
Visit Coach Ben at: www.coachben.org
Kelly is the TK-8th Grade Educational Technology and Curriculum Coordinator for Lake Tahoe Unified School District in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, CA. She supports 60+ teachers with integrating technology in a 1:1 chromebook district. LTUSD has been 1:1 for over six years and Kelly has been out of the classroom assisting teachers for that time. The other half of Kelly's job is coordinating curriculum pilots and adoptions for elementary and middle school.
Kelly is passionate about good pedagogy, on-going, FUN assessments and Google.
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Karly is an instructional coach and educational technology support teacher at Sun Terrace Elementary School in the Mount Diablo Unified School District in Concord, CA. She supports all staff with the implementation of the Common Core standards as well as with integrating technology in a 2:1 (2 students to 1 device) chromebook/ipad environment. Karly also supports all classes as they rotate through the Sun Terrace STEM lab, working with TK through 5th grade students on coding, robotics, design challenges, greenscreen projects, makerspace activities and more.
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Joe formerly served as a Math & STEAM coach / TOSA. He now has the privilege and pleasure of serving as an elementary school principal in the Santa Clara Unified School District.
Joe enjoys running, cycling, and going to Disneyland.
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Ariana Flewelling is a Staff Development Specialist for the Innovation and Learner Engagement division at Riverside Unified School District (RUSD). In short, she is an edtech implementation coach/TOSA for K-12 teachers. She has earned a Masters of Educational Technology degree from Boise State University. Ariana is also a Google Educator Level (1 & 2) and Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator.
Outside of work, Ariana is an active member of CUE, former Inland Area Affiliate President, ISTE, and the BreakoutEDU community. She also presents with EdTechTeam at Google Certification Bootcamps, and Summits.
Jody is an Academic Coach in Educational Technology for the La Habra City School District, a TK-8th grade district in southern California. She supports 200+ teachers at 9 school sites in building creativity, innovation, and integrating technology. She is passionate about challenging the status quo in education, connecting classrooms, and helping students and teachers amplify their voices using technology in creative, student-centered ways. She believes that glitter makes everything better.
Jody blogs at comeongetappy.com