Transforming teaching, learning and leadership through the strategic application of technology has been Miguel Guhlin’s motto. He is a veteran educator comfortable with modeling the use of technology at the classroom, campus, and district level. He earned his ISTE Certified Educator status--the first Texan and Panamanian to do so--in September, 2018.
PUBLISHED WRITER AND SPEAKER
A national and international presenter, a prolific writer with over one hundred publications in print, a regular columnist and blogger with thousands of pieces published online, Miguel blogs at Around the Corner and for TCEA’s TechNotes Blog.
Both blogs have received EdTech Magazine's Honor Roll of Must-Read Blogs for 2017 and 2018. Miguel earned both his Master’s degree in Bicultural/Bilingual Studies with an ESL Concentration and his B.A. at University of Texas, San Antonio. He is also the recipient of the ISTE Making IT Happen Award, a Google Certified Innovator, Administrator, Trainer, and a Microsoft Certified Master Trainer and Expert. In recent work, he has developed Google Educator Level 1, Level 2, Classroom online certification courses relied on by over 1,000 participants.
Enjoying rich, successful experiences as a director of technology, Miguel has facilitated IT/Director/CTO Certification and Campus Technology Specialist courses. He specializes in aligning technology to educational goals. Miguel has extensive instructional technology experience (multiple districts, one as large as fifty-six thousand students). He has also served as a Director of Technology for a ten thousand student school district. His diverse background enables him to model strategic thinking, budget management, and professional learning for emerging leaders in educational technology.