Ambassadors

Want to find out how teachers are using DocentEDU in their classrooms? DocentEDU Ambassadors are here to share their expertise and answer your questions.

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Katie Aquino

Chicago, IL
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Instructional Coach (formerly taught English for 14 years)
Connect: @edu_katied

Cindy Arthur

Galesburg, IL
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Connect: @ftlc_e233

Kate Baker

Manahawkin, NJ
Teacher
k-12
17+ years HS ELA classroom experience; Contributing author of Flipping 2.0: Practical Strategies for Flipping Your Class; Edmodo Certified Trainer; PBS Digital Innovator; presenter at ISTE 2014-16, Flipcon 2014-15, NCTE-CEL 2013-16, and other local conferences.
Connect: @KtBkr4

Catherine Barrett

Teacher
k-12
Reading Specialist K-12 - Administration Certification K-12

Brady Baxter

Detroit Lakes, MN
Teacher
Middle School
Brady has been a social studies instructor since 2007 and he is a Certified Digital Citizenship Educator. He has spoken to hundreds of educators and administrators across the State of Minnesota on a number of topics related to effective technology use in the classroom
Connect: @bbaxtech

Lori Baylock

Farmington, CT
Teacher
k-12
Connect: @itechmkms

Jess Bedford

Newington, CT
Teacher
k-12
Connect: @BedfordJA

Joseph Benvenga

Racine, WI
Teacher
k-12

Davidson (Dave) Blanchard

Cambridge, MN
Teacher
k-12
Dave is a 21st Century Skills and Technology Teacher and an avid edTech presenter, innovator, and pioneer of products which allow teachers to do their jobs in new and meaningful ways (DocentEDU, Osmo, BreakoutEDU, Remind, and 3Doodler). As a modern teacher and Instructional Designer, Dave wants to change the face of education through meaningful PD, reflective processes, and the appropriate integration of technology.
Connect: @000dave

Eric Cameron

Lakeville, MN
Teacher
9-12

Rachelle Dene Poth

Huntingdon, PA
Teacher
k-12
I enjoy using innovative and creative ways to engage my students, to provide more interactive lessons for them and also to have ways to assess them. Learning about edtech and tools available is something I enjoy so that I can provide more opportunities for my students but also so that I can have as much knowledge as possible for when I present at conferences.
Connect: @rdene915

Lisa Drumm

Memphis, TN
Teacher
k-12

Brenda Dzwil

Kensington, CT
Teacher
k-12
Instructional Coach, Google for Education Certified Trainer
Connect: @bdzwil

Scott Fernholz

Stoughton, WI
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Scott Fernholz is an Instructional Technology Coach and Google Educator in the Madison Metropolitan School District. As a teacher, he taught a wide variety of IT courses, including finding his real passion in offering a one of a kind Web2.0--21st Century Literacies course. He is very excited to now take this curriculum and talents to the teachers in his district. A crazy Google user, and nicknamed "2.0" by his peers, he can typically be found combing through Twitter, Feedly and his PLN for the newest and greatest tools and how best to utilize them in 21st Century learning.
Connect: @sfernholz

Kelly Fitzgerald

Georgetown, TX
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Online Learning Specialist, Google Educator, Google Trainer, International Facilitation Fellow, #gafechat moderator, blogger
Connect: @LISDTechie

Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D.

Port Murray, NJ
Professor
Higher Ed
Brian is a school psychologist with expertise in the area of assistive technology. Dr. Friedlander is an Associate Professor of Education at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J. where he coordinates Graduate Programs in Special Education and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in assistive technology. He maintains a consulting and private practice in the area of assistive technology working with schools and parents to find innovative solutions to support student learning. He is the author of several laminated guides on Chromebooks, iPads, and Co:Teaching & Technology available from nprinc.com

Becky Fritz

St. Paul, MN
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Connect: @beckyfritz

Michael Gannon

Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Teacher
k-12
Teacher of the Year 2014-2015 - Experienced presenter - Realistic EdTech
Connect: @Gannonball

Adam R Goebel

Mesquite, TX
Teacher
6-12

Carla Hedstrom

Hastings, NE
Teacher
6-12
I am an well-seasoned English teacher who loves to visit new places

Darin Johnston

Clermont, IA
Teacher
8th grade
Reading Language Arts teacher. Middle school girls basketball coach. Masters in Education. Reading Endorsement. Language Arts Endorsement. All around nice guy! :)

Jonathon Karrels

Sheboygan, WI
Director of Technology and Integration
k-12
I want to have teachers expand their teaching with a great Tab Smashing experience with Docentedu.

Kathi Kersznowski

Williamstown, NJ
Tech Integration Specialist
k-12
Technology Integration Specialist, blogger, presenter, EdTech enthusiast, member of ASCD, ISTE, CSTA-NJ. Soon to be school administrator!
Connect: @kerszi

Jeff Krapels

Park Ridge, NJ
Teacher
k-12
I am a teacher of English and Technology Mentor in Northern New Jersey. I am a huge proponent of personalizing student learning and using technology to elevate my lessons. I believe in student choice and engendering a love of learning in all of my students.
Connect: @MrKrapels

Caitlin Lamour

Sydney, Australia
Teacher
k-12
Having used DocentEDU with my classes and seeing the engagement levels of the students has encouraged me to share the benefits of Docent with others.

Travis Lape

Sioux Falls, SD
Administrator
k-12
Connect: @travislape

Kim Luiz

Newington, CT
Teacher
k-5
Elementary Technology Teacher
Connect: @kluiz44

Gloria Canales McCabe

New York, NY
k-12

Jessica Moore

St. Cloud, MN
Librarian/Media Specialist
k-12
Connect: @MuseMoore

Tracey Nangle

North Smithfield, RI
Teacher
k-12
Fuse RI Fellow, PD designer and presenter, teacher coach
Connect: @tftn

Kathy Nichols

Teacher
k-12

Evan OBranovic

Aspen, CO
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12

Keith Pedzich

Canandaigua, NY
Teacher
k-12
Keith is an English teacher and the school's International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Coordinator. His interests include composition, maker spaces, technology integration, project based learning, digital media creation. When he's not teaching or thinking about teaching, he loves to run trails and ultramarathons, cook and hang with his partner, Michelle, and daughter.
Connect: @mrkjped

Melissa Rousseau

Lexington, NC
Teacher
k-12
English Teacher

John (Jay) Salerno

Newington, CT
Administrator
k-12
Director of Educational Technology. Google for Education Certified Trainer. Microsoft Office Specialist Certified.
Connect: @jaysal7

Regina Schaffer

St Eatontown, NJ
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Intentional Knowledge Seeker*Always Paying Attention*Educator*#GoogleEI

Gareth Shaw

The English Academy, Kuwait
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12

Samara Silverman

Chicago, IL
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12

Phil Spivey

Mount Gilead, NC
Teacher
6-12
24 years experience, Middle and High School English
Connect: @

Chris Turnbull

St. Paul, MN
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Personalized Learning Specialist is 1:1 iPad district

Don Vallera

Newington, CT
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
I am a Google Certified Trainer and have presented at numerous tech ed conferences including ISTE 2016.
Connect: @mrvallera

Kate Wakefield

Newington, CT
Technology Integration Specialist
k-12
Connect: @k8wake