The Google in Education Vancouver Summit brings together world-class educational technology leaders.
All presenters are Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, Googlers,
or teachers with local success stories!
Keynote Speaker: Molly Schroeder
Molly Schroeder is an Elementary Technology Integration Specialist for Edina Public Schools. She previously taught 5th grade for 10 years prior to being the Technology Integration Specialist. She is responsible for training elementary teachers in how to better integrate technology into the classroom and curriculum. She is also owner of a Technology Consulting company, Flipped Education. Flipped Education produces unique, personalized professional development in technology integration for school districts around the country. In 2011, Molly helped to create and produce Flipped Education's first conference Superhero. Superhero is designed to match technology-education minded attendees with innovative and engaging presenters to change education through technology. Superhero is built to expand personal learning networks with a weekend of socialization, learning and fun in northern Minnesota.
She is a Google Certified Teacher and Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer. She has presented at the Google Teacher's Academy and she presents at conferences, workshops and National Conventions on how to integrate Google Apps and other emerging and engaging technologies into the classroom. Her background is in elementary education and she also holds a certificate in Educational Technology and Gifted Education.
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Keynote Speaker: Ken Shelton
Ken currently holds a M.A. in Education, with a specialization in New Media Design and Production. He has worked as an educator for 9 years and currently teaches technology at the Middle School level. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is a Google Certified Teacher, an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Discovery STAR Educator, and a member of the Discovery Educator Network California Leadership Council. Ken was also recently appointed to the California Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Educational Technology Task Force. Ken regularly gives presentations and leads workshops, many of which are hands on, covering a wide variety of educational technology, technology integration, creative expression, and instructional design topics.
David is currently the learning specialist for technology and mathematics at Stratford Hall (http://stratfordhall.ca) in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has worked as a mathematics and science teacher in NYC, London, Bangkok and Vancouver. David has his Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), Bachelor of Education (Secondary Mathematics), and Master of Educational Technology, all from the University of British Columbia. He has been published in the Bangkok Post, Dialogue Online, Educational Technology Solutions, Leading and Learning, Software Developer’s Journal, and Edutopia and has also been consulted for stories in the Globe and Mail, the CBC, the Vancouver Sun, and the Tyee. David has been a guest on CBC’s On the Coast and CKNW’s the Bill Good show, and has presented at workshops on such topics as Interactivity & Multimedia in Mathematics, Computer Based Math, Social Media, The Effect of Changing Communication Tools on Education, and other topics related to the use of technology in education. He blogs regularly at http://davidwees.com/discuss and can be found on Twitter at @davidwees.