Featured Speakers

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Featured Speaker - Dr. Howi DiBlasi

Dr. Howie DiBlasi was recognized as “Vocational Teacher of the Year” for the State of Arizona and nominated as a finalist in the “Top Secondary Leaders in America”. He has been featured in several magazines as “A CIO that really thinks outside the box”.

His emphasis is on Digital Technology, multi-media, Interactive Video Conferencing and 21st Century Learning. He is a Master Certified Trainer and has received certification from two National certification organizations. He is a recognized leader in these areas and has extensive hands on experience in training administrators and educators using 21st Century Technology and applications.

Featured Speaker - Karl Fisch

Karl Fisch has been a teacher for twenty years. He has taught middle and high school math and is currently Director of Technology at Arapahoe High School (http://arapahoe.littletonpublicschools.net) in Centennial, Colorado. He is the project leader of Arapahoe's Curriculum Innovation Team, leading the staff development efforts for 21st Century Learners, a group of teachers exploring constructivism and 21st century learning skills. He invites you to join the conversation at The Fischbowl (http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com).

Featured Speaker - Elizabeth Hubbell

Elizabeth Ross Hubbell is a Lead Consultant in the Curriculum and Instruction department at Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). She conducts workshops and training for K-12 teachers on research-based instructional strategies and technology integration, writes curriculum models for online classes, conducts technology audits for districts, and trains district leaders in using Power Walkthrough software. Prior to coming to McREL, Elizabeth served as a building-level curriculum director and elementary teacher, where she focused on combining 21st Century learning environments with Montessori philosophies. She holds an M.A. in Information and Learning Technologies from the University of Colorado-Denver and a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Georgia. Elizabeth was one of four national finalists in Technology & Learning’s Ed Tech Leader of the Year 2003 and has served on the advisory board for PBS TeacherSource. She has been published in several journals, including Principal, Montessori Life, Teacher’s College Record, and Learning & Leading with Technology and is co-author of Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works (ASCD, 2007).

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