The Ed Tech Champions
Profile: My name is Joanna Antoniou. I'm a proud undergrad alum of University of Maryland, College Park. I earned my Masters in Educational Technology from Montclair State University in 2008. Currently, I am the Supervisor of Educational Technology in Passaic Public Schools. In the past, I've been a math teacher and technology coach, all in the same district.
Profile: My name is Michael and I received my bachelor's degree in Business Management and my M.B.A. in Organizational Management and Leadership from New Jersey City University. I've been working in and out of the music industry for the last 10 years or so, and most recently have been a teacher's assistant to Dr. John Laski at the NJCU School of Business for over 2 years.
Social Media: Twitter: @Marbitblit; Linkedin
Profile: My name is Samantha and I have taught in K-12 for almost 10 years. I have a Master of Arts in Teaching from Monmouth University. I serve on Learning Forward, NJ, a professional learning organization that encourages teacher leadership, am a regional mentor of CEL with the National Council for Teachers of English, and am a member of a dozen of professional organizations blending English, technology, and social justice advocacy.
Social Media: Twitter: @SamanthaBahna
Profile: My name is John and I hold a BA in English from William Paterson University, an MFA in Poetry from The New School, and a MEd in Professional Counseling, also from WPU. I started my life in education teaching English at School #5 in Paterson, NJ. I then moved on to teaching at Bergen Tech High School, and for the last 9 years I've been the Writing Center Supervisor at Bergen Community College. Along the way I've been an adjunct professor of English at Passaic County Community College and teach Human Relations at Berkeley College. I'm also a Board Certified, Licensed Associate Counselor in NJ and work a few hours a week as an adolescent psychotherapist at a Bergen County mental health clinic.
Social Media: Twitter: @jfindura
Profile: My name is Judith and I am presently working in the field of Health Education as a Health Educator. I predominately go to elementary schools, community venues i.e churches , senior centers, etc. to conduct programs on preventative health and wellness. I received my Masters in Community Health Education at NJCU.
Profile: I'm Andrea and I'm from Bridgeport, CT. I'm an elementary teacher for Hartford Public Schools. I have been teaching for 6 years. I also serve as a TEAM Mentor for Hartford Public Schools. I have a BA in Psychology from Quinnipiac, MA in Psychology from CCSU, MS in Education from the University of Bridgeport, and I just finished coursework for an Admin Certification.
Social Media: Instagram: got_gomez; Twitter: @got_gomez
Profile: My name is Justine. I graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry and Secondary Education followed by a Masters in Education Technology at Augustana University. I started my career teaching physics and chemistry to 8th graders in Livingston, NJ where I took on coaching roles such as Girls' Soccer and Science Olympiad. I then transitioned into a Technology Coach role at Perth Amboy High School. I am currently an Instructional Technologist at New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Social Media: LinkedIn
Profile: My name is Damiano. My background is in education and technology, with a Bachelors in Education and a Masters in Technology. I am a career and technical education coordinator at the Brooklyn STEAM Center. I manage the CTE portfolio of the school's five programs, to ensure that they are highly relevant and rigorous. In addition, I co-teach the Computer Science & Information Technology pathway, as well as manage the workplace learning opportunities for students.
Profile: My name is Steven. I am an auditor at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. I have an undergraduate degree in Economics, a Master's in Cyber Security, a Master in Public Administration with a focus on global transportation and public management, and am currently an adjunct professor at Saint Peter's University.