About the Authors

Adam Juarez

My name is Adam Juarez and I am an EdTech Integration Coach for Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District. My job is to train teachers to integrate technology into their lessons to enhance pedagogy and empower student learning. I train students on a variety of tech tools that improve and demonstrate learning. I frequently present at EdTech events across the country for organizations including CUE, EdChange Global KCI and ISTE.My wife Katherine and I were married in October 2018 and our blended family includes her son Dillon and my three daughters, Ashleigh, Arielle and Andrina.

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EducationHigh School: San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, CA) 1996-1999: 3-year soccer varsity starter, 3x league champion, 2x CIF Central Section Champion, 1999 team captainJunior College: Fresno City College 2000-2001 - Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies, Who's Who Among Community College Students, 2x Central Valley Conference Champion (Men's Soccer)College: Fresno Pacific University 2002-2003 - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Studies, 2002 Golden State Athletic Conference Champion (Men's Soccer)Teaching Credential: Fresno Pacific University 2003-2005 - Single Subject Teaching Credential Social StudiesMaster's: Concordia University (Portland) 2015 - Curriculum and Instruction
EdTech Certifications and HonorsAppsEvents Certified Admin Level 1 & 2Apple TeacherCentral Valley CUE Board MemberCUE Rockstar FacultyGoogle Certified Educator Level 1Google Certified Educator Level 2Google Certified TrainerGoogle Certified Innovator (Sydney 2017)ISTE Presenter (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)ISTE20 ReviewerNewsela Certified EducatorMicrosoft Innovative EducatorScreencastify Master ScreencasterScreencastify Certified GeniusWakelet Community MemberTeaching ExperienceOrosi High School: 2014-present - World & US History Teacher; EdTech Integration CoachEl Monte Middle School: 2006-present - World & US History Teacher; EdTech Integration CoachSanger Unified School District: 2002-2004 - Substitute Teacher & Summer School Math TeacherTulare County Office of Education: 2018-present - IMPACT Program Instructor

Katherine Goyette

Katherine Goyette, co-author of The Complete EdTech Coach: An Organic Approach to Supporting Digital Learning, has been an educator in California’s Central Valley for over fifteen years. She inspires educators across the globe via speaking engagements, consulting services, and content creation. Katherine serves as the Educational Technology & Integrated Studies Consultant for a county office of education. She engages teachers, coaches, and administrators in active professional learning grounded in solid pedagogy regarding topics including technology integration in the classroom, distance/hybrid learning, project-based learning, interdisciplinary learning, computer science integration, social emotional learning, and universal design for learning.Katherine believes in the power of on-site coaching and ensures that she is in classrooms working with teachers and students as often as possible. This coaching methodology provides context rich, job-embedded learning and builds educator capacity.

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Formerly, Katherine has been an administrator, curriculum coach, and taught grades K, 1, 2, 5, and 6 in a multiple subject setting, after beginning her educational career as a general music and piano teacher for ages infant through adult.
Katherine believes in the power of collaborative networks. She met her husband Adam via her PLN (personal learning network), with whom she co-founded the hashtag #CVTechTalk, a platform for collaborative conversations which has been featured on local news segments and has members from across the globe. Katherine and Adam sealed their marital union in a public ceremony at the FallCUE EdTech conference, in a session livestreamed on social media named: The Power of a PLN. Katherine also founded www.SiteLeadersConnect.org, to build capacity of educational leaders of all levels through collaborative networks.
Katherine was primary writer for California’s inaugural Computer Science Standards and is a Region Lead for the California Computer Science/Digital Learning Collaborative. She is the founding President of the Computer Science Teacher Association’s California Central Valley Chapter, and served as President of the student charter of Region IX Association for California School Administrators for two years. Katherine speaks across the nation about various educational topics and has been featured as an author for Leadership Magazine, CUE Blog and EdTechTeam Blog. She holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration from California State University – Fresno, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Whitworth University. Katherine’s certifications include: Google Certified Educator, Trainer, and Innovator, Apple Teacher, Microsoft Innovative Educator, PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, PBLCore Certified Trainer, and Universal Design for Learning Trainer of Trainers.
Katherine lives in central California with her husband, son, and stepdaughters. In her spare time, Katherine enjoys playing piano, reading poetry, and continuing to learn.
Learn more about Katherine on the following Podcasts:The Teacher’s Journey – Season 2 Episode 12 (Katherine Goyette Wonder, Explore, Learn Part 1)The Teacher’s Journey – Season 2 Episode 13 (Katherine Goyette Wonder, Explore, Learn Part 2)The Dr. Will Show Podcast – (@kat_goyette, How to Roll With Your Different)

Please contact us at adakatedtechconsulting@gmail.com.