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Dave Burgess

Dave Burgess is the New York Times Best-Selling author of Teach Like a PIRATE, co-author of P is for PIRATE, and the president of Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity. Dave delivers the ultimate professional development experience...more.

Tara Martin

Tara Martin is an enthusiastic educator, national speaker, and author who thrives on change and refuses to settle for the status quo. She has served as a classroom teacher, an instructional coach for several years, and most recently, a district administrator. Tara is the author of the inspirational book, Be REAL: Educate from the Heart and Cannonball In...more.

Greg Smedley-Warren

Mr. Greg, from The Kindergarten Smorgasboard, has been teaching for 17 years, with 14 of those in Kindergarten. Kindergarten is his passion. He has a monthly broadcast on YouTube called Submission for Smorgie LIVE. He received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and received his ELL certification from David Lipscomb University...more.

Chris Young

Chris Young is the Strategic Learning Coordinator for Southern Hancock Schools. Chris is passionate about sharing how he loves to teach, so that students love to learn. Chris is the President Elect for Indiana Connected Educators, a Google Certified Innovator, Google Trainer, and Apple Certified Teacher. He has been the keynote for several eLearning conferences...more.

Nadine Gilkison

Nadine Gilkison has been a District Technology Integration Specialist for 9 years in Franklin Township Schools. She also served as an Innovation Specialist for the Office of eLearning/IDOE under Candice Dodson. She is a Google Certified Innovator and serves on the board of Indiana Connected Educators board. She has presented at several conferences...more.

Alisa Kaczorowski

Alisa Kaczorowski has spent almost two decades in education as an elementary and intermediate teacher, instructional coach and administrator. Alisa is a Certified Trauma & Resilience Practitioner and the author of How to Implement Professional Learning Communities the Right Way. She has trained thousands of teachers across the United States...more.

Ken Shelton

Ken Shelton has worked as an Educator for over 20 years and spent most of his classroom experience teaching technology at the Middle School level. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and a Google Certified Innovator...more.

Tisha Richmond

Tisha Richmond is an innovative district Student Engagement & Professional Development Specialist, international speaker, Canva Learning Consultant, Canva Education Creator, podcast host, and author from Southern Oregon. She has served as a district Tech Integration Specialist and taught Family & Consumer Science for 25 years...more.

Hall Davidson

Hall Davidson has worked from think tanks in Turkey to classrooms in Tennessee. He left the classroom to became part of an Emmy-winning team, creating math and technology integration programs. For forty years, he has been an educational innovator in important waves of change, first in broadcasting, then computers, and now digital learning...more.

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Bill Reed

Bill Reed is a licensed Secondary Math Teacher with over 30 years experience. Bill has been a Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science State

Finalist in both California and Indiana. After retiring from classroom teaching, he worked at the Indiana Department of Education, on the Indiana GEAR UP Grant at Purdue University, and now on the INCompassing Education team.

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