Join your fellow educators as we go on a quest for technology at TechQuest 2018! This one-day event will be packed with inspiring and innovative tech ideas which will provide practical applications for your campus, classroom, and curriculum. You will leave with a tool kit full of tools ready to set out on your own technology adventure with your students! Shannon Pickard, popular local motivational speaker, author, talented musician and actor will be the featured keynote.

Keynote speaker Mr. Shannon Pickard

With 19 years on the stage and millions of people reached, Shannon Pickard has been called America’s Most Requested Young Speaker, speaking for more than 200 events each year. After starting his first company while just a sophomore in high school, Shannon quickly embraced a mission to impact young America in a big way. He became a writer, producer, and co-host of a weekly TV show called Teen Talk for Warner Bros, a series regular on TLC’s For Better or For Worse, and a regular performer at The World Famous Laugh Factory Comedy Club in Hollywood, California. Using a unique speaking style mash-up between Improv comedy and powerful messages, he establishes a remarkable connection with young audiences, and corporate and community leaders as well. He is also the acclaimed author of the top-selling book for teens, The Choice Is Yours; A Formula For Success, the college bound success book A 4.0 with a 2.Effort, and the creator and author of IMPROV-ing The Power of Educators. Most recently, Shannon has written and released his 4th book, launched a monthly video series for Educators and co-wrote & produced a song that has been commercially released as the theme song to a Sci-Fi Original movie. He has a Texas Country Music Album out, and is working on a new comedy CD. He is also founder of Revive Church in Longview, Tx and currently in production of his first Praise and Worship album. Visit Shannon's website at .

note: Shannon recently spoke at Hallsville ISD - click here for the article in the Marshall News Messenger.

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