Professional Achievements and Presentations
Professional Affiliations, Awards, and Offices
  • Apple Distinguished Educator, 2001 to present
  • Google Certified Education Trainer/Innovator, 2010 to present
  • Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer
  • Google Geo Teacher Advisory Board Member, 2013 to present
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) and Microsoft in the Classroom (MIC) Certified Trainer, 2015 to present
  • Implementation and Professional Development Provider for Digital Promise's Learning Studios in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand
  • Willowood International Technology Summit Leader, 2011 to present
  • Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots' Advisory Council, 2000 to present
  • Polar Bears International's Advisory Council, 2008 to present
  • Polar Bears International's Director of Tundra Connections, 2008 to present
  • ISTE Affiliate Representative, 2012 to 2014
  • Discovery Education STAR Educator, 2009 to present
  • Senior Collaborator, Educational Collaborators, 2013 to present
  • CUE Lead Learner, 2010 to present
  • Global Education Conference: International Advisory Board, 2011 to present
  • EdTech Team Member, 2011 to present
  • CILC Pinnacle Award Honorable Mention Recipient, 2010
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Professional Development Presenter (Educational Technology), 2010 to 2014
  • Tennessee Distance Learning Association Board Member (TNDLA), 2009 to 2011
  • iSummit Annual Conference Co–Director (Coalition of Lighthouse Schools), 2005 to 2012
  • Tennessee Association of Independent Schools’ Technology Institute Steering Committee (TAIS), 2007 to present
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Member, 1995 to present
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Affiliate Representative, 2012 to 2014
  • Apple Distinguished Educator Advisory Board, 2008 to 2010
  • iWork Advisory Team for Apple Education, 2008 to 2009
  • Summer Institute Chairperson, Tennessee Education Technology Association (TETA), 2004
  • Tennessee Educational Technology Association (TETA) Board Member, 2002 to 2005
  • West Tennessee Educational Technology Association (WTETA) President, 2003 to 2005
  • Recognized Author for Apple Learning Interchange, 2003
  • Palm Education Technology Consultant, 2001 to 2003
  • Memphis Association of Independent Schools–Technology Education Consortium (MAIS–TEC) President, 1999 to 2001
Past Presentations, Workshops, Publications, and Keynotesadditional, more recent presentations are available on request

The work I have done in the past few years has become very extensive for listing every training workshop. I an happy to share these with you if you would like to learn more about my most recent work. Included in the organizations for which I have continue to do multiple presentations are ISTE (both in–person and virtual), the Lausanne Learning Institute, Tundra Connections for Polar Bears International, Educational Collaborators, EdTech Team Google and iOS Summits, Apple Education, Google Education, and CUE. Many of the current topics on which I present can be found below, although this is a very brief list of recent presentations, keynotes, workshops, and training events. The most current presentations and engagements are not listed here, but are available upon request.
  • Google Apps for Education Online Course Creation and Leadership for Educational Collaborators, multiple courses
  • iTunes U Channel Creation for Polar Bears International, November, 2015
  • iBooks Creation and Publication, "Connecting Ecosystems Around the World"
  • NMC Academy Course Creation and Leadership, "Connecting Ecosystems Around the World" and "Polar Bears in a Changing Climate"
  • Instructional Design for New Media Consortium Online Courses
  • iOS Summit (EdTechTeam), featured presenter, Sonoma, CA, November, 2015
  • Keynote Presentation, "Teaching for Tomorrow, a Digital Transformation," and presenter for multiple workshops, DigitalEdAlliance GAFE Summit, Truman, AR, July, 2015
  • Keynote Presentation, "Teaching for Tomorrow, a Digital Transformation," and presenter for multiple workshops, Lodi Unified School District, Digital Learning Transformation, July, 2015
  • Keynote Presentation, "Teaching for Tomorrow, a Digital Transformation," and presenter for multiple workshops, South Fayette Township (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • Key team member for organizing, planning, and leading ISTE pre–conference Google Learning Academy, ISTE 2015, Philadelphia, PA
  • Lausanne Learning Institute, multiple pre–conference workshops and sessions every year
  • Google Apps for Education implementations, training sessions, consulting, change management, integration, 1:1 instructional strategies, etc. for multiple schools and districts nationally including, but not limited to, Warwick Public Schools (Rhode Island), Lodi Unified School District (California), Calhoun County Public Schools (Columbia, SC), Michigan City Public Schools (Michigan City, Indiana), St. Louis Catholic School (Memphis, TN), Brother Martin Catholic School (New Orleans, LA), Episcopal Day School (Pensacola, FL), Splendora Public School (Splendora, Texas), Oneonta Public Schools (Birmingham, AL), Troy Public Schools (Troy Michigan), Orange County Public Schools (Orlando, FL),
  • Google Play for Education and Android Tablet Training,multiple schools and districts nationally
  • Blended Learning Training and Initiative (and GAFE), Lansing Public School District (Lansing, Michigan)
  • Project Based Learning Training and Initiative, West Bloomfield School District (West Bloomfield, Michigan)
  • iPad, Chromebook, Mac and Windows Laptop Implementations in multiple school districts nationally including St. Francis High School (La Cañada Flintridge, CA), Mater Dei Catholic High School (San Diego, CA)
  • iPad Integration and Implementation, Troy Public School District (Troy, Michigan), LODI Unified School District (Lodi, CA)
  • Windows and Office 365 Training and Integration Strategies in multiple schools and districts nationally, South Fayette Township (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • Keynote Presentation, "Polar Bears, Global Connections, and Citizen Science," Global Education Conference (virtual), http://www.globaleducationconference.com/video/julene-reed-polar-bears-global-connections-and-citizen-science, November, 2013.
  • Keynote Presentation, "Transforming Education in the 21st Century—Teaching for Tommorow, Making a Difference" Model Schools' Summer Institute, MORIC, Alexandria Bay, NY, July, 2013.
  • Keynote Presentation, “Teaching for Tomorrow: Transforming Education with Common Core and 21st Century Skills,” Diocese of Gary, Indiana, Inservice Conference, Chesterton, IN, October, 2011
  • Keynote Presentation, “Learning with iPad: Engaged Students Learn Better,” Chattanooga Area Christian Schools meeting, Chattanooga, TN, October, 2011
  • Full–Day Workshop, CUE Google Workshop for Educators, GREEC, Bowling Green, KY, (with Wendy Gorton and Mark Wagner), September, 2011
  • Full–Day Workshop, “21st Century Teaching and Learning” and “Instructional Strategies for Laptop Integration,” American International School of Kingston (AISK), Kingston, Jamaica, August 2011
  • Featured Speaker, “Polar Bears and Challenge Based Learning,” Siemens STEM Academy, Discovery Education Headquarters, Silver Spring, MD, August, 2011
  • Conference Workshops, “Learning with iPads: Engaged Students Learn Better” and “Leaning with Mac – Unleash Students’ Creativity,” International Baccalaureate Conference, San Antonio, TX, July 2011
  • Conference Workshops, “eBooks – Creating a Digital Backpack,” “There’s an App for That,” “iPads and Mobile Media in Education,” “Mobile Media and STEM Resources,” “Polar Bears in a Changing Climate – Challenge Based Learning,” “Going Green to Make a Difference,” and “Global Education in the 21st Century,” Lausanne Laptop Institute, Memphis TN, July 2011
  • Pre–Conference Workshops, “iPads in Education” and “Global Education and Challenge Based Learning,” Lausanne Laptop Institute, Memphis, TN, July 2011
  • iPad Workshop/Training, for Houghton Mifflin Trainers, Austin, Texas, July, 2011
  • Three Half–Day “iPads in Education” Hands–On Workshops, ISTE, Philadelphia, Pa, (with Lori roe, Camilla Gagliolo, and Lucy Gray), June 2011
  • “Podcasting and Mobile Media in Education,” Workshop Panelist, ISTE, Philadelphia, PA, (with Dr. Larry Anderson and Lucy Gray), June 2011
  • “There’s an App for That,” Workshop, iSummit Conference, St. Paul Christian Academy, Nashville, TN, June 2011
  • Pre–Conference Workshop, “iPads in Education,” iSummit Conference, St. Paul Christian Academy, Nashville, TN, June, 2011
  • Two Days of Trainer Mentoring and Workshop Facilitation at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia technology integration training in Philadelphia, PA, for Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt, June 2011
  • Martin Institute Workshop Presentations, Presbyterian Day School, Memphis, TN, “STEM Resources and Mobile Learning” and “Polar Bears and Challenge Based Learning,” June 2011.
  • Three Full–Day Workshops “Camp Connect,” Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN, for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, June 2011
  • “Global Education for the 21st Century,” Presentation at the Cure4Kids Global Summit, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN, June 2011
  • Four Full–Day Workshops on Google Tools (Docs and others), “Google Days in North Dakota,” Minot, North Dakota, June 2011
  • TAIS Technology Institute Workshop Presentations, St. Agnes Academy–St. Dominic School, Memphis, TN, “There’s an App for That,” “iPads in Education,” “Electronic Textbooks, eBooks, and ePub,” April 2011
  • Two Full–Day iPad Hands–On Workshops for CUE, WEMTA Conference, Madison, WI, March 2011
  • “iPads in Education,” Presentation at Apple Store Education event in partnership with Discovery Education, February 2011
  • Martin Institute Workshop Presentations, Presbyterian Day School, Memphis, TN, “iPads in Education,” Universal Access with iPods and iPads,” “Polar Bears and Challenge Based Learning,” “iPod Touch in Education,” February 2011
  • “Technology Integration and Challenge Based Learning,” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Camp Connect Workshop, Memphis City Schools, January 2011
  • Videoconference Presentation to Montana and Colorado Schools, “Global Green Schools—Going Green to Make a Difference,” CILC, January 2011
  • “Web 2.0 in Education,” Videoconference Presentation to Dallas Public Schools,  CILC, December 2010
  • “yolink and Search Strategies,” AzTEA Webinar, December 2010
  • “Science Curriculum and Technology Integration,” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Camp Connect Workshop, Memphis City Schools, November 2010
  • North American Chair, Global Education Virtual Conference, November 2010
  • Lead Presenter and Director of Tundra Connections Webcasts and Videoconferences (3 days), Polar Bears International in partnership with Apple Education, Discovery Education, and Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, November 2010
  • “Tundra Connections, Polar Bears in a Changing Climate,” Webcast Presenter, CRSTE Online Conference, October 2010
  • Delegate to The Education Project Conference, Manama, Bahrain, October 2010
  • Discovery Education/ Siemens STEM Academy Speaker, Silver Spring, MD, “Polar Bears and Challenge Based Learning,” August 2010
  • Catholic Diocese Administrators for Lafayette, Shreveport, and Monroe, Louisiana Catholic School System, Keynote Speaker and Workshop Leader, “21st Century Teaching and Learning” Keynote, “iPads in Education” Workshop, 
August 2010
  • iSummit Workshop, Holy Innocents Episcopal School, Atlanta, GA, “iMovie – Advanced Tips & Tricks,” July 2010
  • iSummit Post–Conference Workshop, Holy Innocents Episcopal School, Atlanta, GA, “iPads in Education,” July 2010
  • Laptop Institute Pre–Conference Workshop, Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN, “iPads in Education,” July 2010
  • Laptop Institute Workshops, Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis, TN, “Lessons Learned, Moving Forward with 1:1’s,” “Polar Bears and Challenge Based Learning,” “Digital Storytelling and iMovie,” “Going Green,” July 2010
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference Workshops/Panel Discussions/Vendor Booth Staffing, Denver, Colorado, “Polar Bears in a Changing Climate” Workshop, “Podcasting and Mobile Media in Education” and “iPods (and iPads) for Administrators” Panel Discussions, and yolink Booth Presentations and Google Booth Staffing in the Exhibit Hall, June 2010
  • Texas Service Learning Conference Workshops Austin, TX, “Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots” and “Connect, Create, & Collaborate – Using Technology with Service Learning” Workshops, June 2010
  • National Education Association (NEA) Leadership Symposium Speaker and Workshop Co–Leader, “Roots & Shoots, Polar Bears International, and Challenge Based Learning,” April 2010
  • Tennessee Association of Independent Schools (TAIS) Technology Institute Workshops, Nashville, TN, “Polar Bears and Challenge Based Learning,” “Creating Digital Video Projects with iMovie ’09”, “Google Earth in the Classroom,” and “Mobile Learning (iPad, iPod, iPhone),” April 2010
  • Discovery Education SciCon Virtual Conference Keynote Speaker, “Polar Bears and Challenge Based Learning” Webcast, January 2010
  • Tennessee Education Technology Conference (TETC) Workshops, “iMovie ’09,” “Podcasting with GarageBand,” and “Using Social Media for Teaching & Learning,” Nashville, TN, December 2009