Meet the Team

At EdTechTeacher, we understand teachers and students because all of us have been in the classroom. In addition to our core team, we collaborate with talented educators from across the country. If your school, district or college is trying to leverage new technologies to support student learning, we are excited to partner with you.

 

Tom Daccord

Tom Daccord

Director & Co-founder

Boston, Massachusetts
@thomasdaccord
An educational technology speaker, instructor, and author, Tom has worked with schools, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Justin Reich

Justin Reich

Co-founder & HarvardX Researcher

Boston, Massachusetts
@bjfr
Justin is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, Executive Director of the PK12 Initiative at MIT, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, a Lecturer in the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program, and a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Greg Kulowiec

Greg Kulowiec

Instructor

Plymouth, Massachusetts
@gregkulowiec
A nationally recognized instructor, presenter, and author, Greg is an award-winning teacher and authorized Google Education Trainer. He has been an early adopter of mobile devices in the classroom and coined the phrase "App Smashing."

Beth Holland

Beth Holland

Communications Coordinator & Instructor

Newport, Rhode Island
@brholland
EdTechTeacher Instructor, Edutopia Blogger, TEDx Presenter, Google for Education Certified Trainer, and doctoral student at Johns Hopkins University, Beth leverages her experience with professional development, technology integration, and differentiated instruction to help teachers construct mobile learning environments.

Patrick Larkin

Patrick Larkin

Instructor & Assistant Superintendent of Burlington Schools

Burlington, Massachusetts
@patrickmlarkin
Patrick Larkin, the Assistant Superintendent for Learning for Burlington Public Schools (MA), is a nationally recognized leader in the use of educational technology to enhance learning.

Douglas Kiang

Douglas Kiang

Instructor & Instructional Technology Specialist at Punahou School

Honolulu, Hawaii
@dkiang
With over twenty years of teaching experience at all grade levels, Douglas uses his expertise in technology, gaming, and social dynamics to rethink and redesign the classroom and find new ways to engage students and make learning fun.

Shawn McCusker

Shawn McCusker

Instructor & Social Studies Chair at Libertyville High School

Algonquin, Illinois
@shawnmccusker
An innovator in 1:1 classroom implementation and the creation & organization of online learning communities, Shawn is a Social Studies Department Chair at Libertyville High School (IL) and an authorized Google Education Trainer.

Gail Ross-McBride

Gail Ross-McBride

Chief Administrative Officer

Lexington, Massachusetts
@gailrm10
Gail has been a leader and administrator in the field of educator professional development and educational technology training for over 30 years.

Ileen Matthews

Ileen Matthews

Business Administrator

Mendon, Massachusetts
Ileen, the Business Manager for EdTechTeacher, is responsible for accounts payable and receivable, contracts, bookkeeping, and general office management.

Val Langille

Val Langille

Event Coordinator

Lakeville, Massachusetts
Valerie coordinates events for EdTechTeacher including iPad Summits, Summer Workshops, and the ETT Summit.

Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson

Web Coordinator & Assistant Instructor

North Kingstown, Rhode Island
@katewilson13
With experience in technology, design, and education, Kate has a wide range of skills, and a passion for effective learning both inside and outside the classroom.

Suzy Brooks

Suzy Brooks

3rd grade teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist

Falmouth, Massachusetts
@SimplySuzy
Nationally recognized as a teacher leader, presenter and professional development provider, Suzy Brooks is the Associate Director of Instructional Technology for Mashpee Public Schools.

Brenda Doucette

Brenda Doucette

Instructional Technology Specialist

Boston, Massachusetts
@doucetteb
Brenda is an Instructional Technology Specialist and Google for Education Certified Trainer with over 23 years of teaching experience at both the elementary and middle school levels.

Maggie Keeler

Maggie Keeler

Biology Teacher

Lexington, MA
@KeelerMS
Maggie has over 10 years of experience as a classroom teacher, mentor, and instructional technology specialist.

Sabba Quidwai

Sabba Quidwai

Director of Innovative Learning

Southern California
@AskMsQ
As Director of Innovative Learning at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) and an Apple Distinguished Educator, Sabba works with faculty to redesign curriculum and supports students with developing digital literacy skills.

Avra Robinson

Avra Robinson

Instructor

Sycamore, Illinois
@AvraRachel
A passionate authorized Google Education Trainer, former Instructional Technology Coordinator, and elementary classroom teacher, Avra has spent over 15 years helping students and teachers discover exciting ways to authentically integrate technology into the curriculum.