Nicole is a California native and Pleasanton teacher whose specialty is creativity, technology, and education. Nicole teaches 4th grade and technology workshops for teachers, speaks at ed. tech conferences, and is an iPhoneography instructor at both Foothill College and the College of San Mateo.
In every moment of her free time, Nicole is snapping and apping pictures, and can often be found wandering around the Bay Area with her family and her iPhone.
Nicole holds an M.A. in Education, is an Apple Distinguished Educator, an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Teacher, and a Sony Ambassador.
Ken currently holds an M.A. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology as well as New Media Design and Production. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Google Certified Teacher, a Discovery STAR Educator, and serves on the Board of Directors for Computer Using Educators "CUE."
Ken was also named to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction's Educational Technology Task Force. Ken, both nationally and internationally, regularly gives keynotes, presentations, and leads workshops, many of which are hands-on, covering a wide variety of Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Creative Expression, Photography, Visual Learning, Visual Storytelling, and Instructional Design topics. He has worked as an Educator for over 10 years and currently teaches technology at the Middle School level.
the art of taking pictures on your phone.