About Us


Kathy Beck                               aka PinkTechGirl
Instructional Technology Coordinator

Kathy Schrock, Adam Bellow and Kathy Beck at FETC

Kathy has a BS in Elementary Ed and Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and MA in Educational Media and Instructional Technology from Appalachian State University.  She taught elementary students, taught in a computer lab, and has been working as an Instructional Technology Coordinator currently serving 7 schools, training Educators and working with teachers and students collaboratively on projects integrating technology. She is passionate about the integration of technology into instruction and is a frequent enthusiastic presenter of tools and activities at local, state and national conferences.

Contact Information: kjkbeck@gmail.com, pinktechnologygirl@gmail.com, kbeck@iss.k12.nc.us,
Twitter - @pinktechgirl  Tweets from Pink Tech Girl
Kathy's Blog: http://pinktechgirl.blogspot.com/   
Kathy's Pinterest Board: http://www.pinterest.com/pinktechgirl/

Instructional Technology Coordinator of the Year 2014-2015

Karen VanVliet Media Coordinator

Kathy Schrock, Adam Bellow and Karen Van Vliet at FETC

Karen VanVliet
Karen has a Bachelors of Education in English as a Second Language from the University of Hawaii, a MS in Administration from the University of Notre Dame, and a Masters of Education in Educational Media from the University of South Alabama. She is Nationally Board certified and holds a certificate as a Google Certified Educator in Google Apps and Chrome. Her first 11 years in education were spent as an ESL teacher in Hawaii and Kansas, and a Language Arts teacher in Indiana, and is currently a high school Media Coordinator. She has lived on 2 continents and in 8 states. Karen is an eclectic mix of content consumer and curator, digital explorer and avid reader who likes to work with others in pursuing their interests in learning.

Contact Information: kvanvliet@iss.k12.nc.us,
Twitter - @marginwriting  Tweets from MarginWriting
Karen's Pinterest Board: http://www.pinterest.com/marginwriting/

NC Media Coordinator of the Year Finalist 2013, Mountain Region