Allison Mollica has a background in both business and education with a M. Ed. (Technology in Education) and an Advanced Professional Certificate (Online Teaching) from Lesley University. Currently, USA Director for AppsEvents (a global Google PD Partner), Allison has spent most of her 20 years in education helping teachers employ strategies using technology to create rich and engaging learning environments and finding happiness using technology in the classroom! Allison became passionate about the solutions Google Apps for Education offered within her own context, became a Google Certified Trainer & Educator in 2011, Administrator in 2013, and Innovator in 2014 holding all EDU Certifications through Google Edu. As US Director for Apps Events, Allison is highly active in working with schools and organizations worldwide in providing professional development. These partnerships support a 21st century learning environment featuring Google for Education with innovative and engaging strategies. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, two teenage sons (who are virtual learners) and her office assistants, Shadow & Danny.