EdTechTeacher

Helping educators thrive.

Our Mission

EdTechTeacher’s mission is to help educators thrive in modern learning environments.

As the leading edtech professional learning provider in the United States, our world-class instructors offer a variety of onsite, virtual, and self-paced learning opportunities that help teachers solve the challenges they face in an ever-changing classroom environment. We actively engage and build relationships with educators, schools, organizations, and businesses to provide innovative solutions grounded in research-based best practices. EdTechTeacher provides the highest quality custom professional learning in the industry. 

Since 2008, EdTechTeacher’s culture continues to be based on mutual respect, meaningful collaboration, and open communication. We place enormous value in our employees and have developed strong systems for continuous improvement. As our tens of thousands of past customers can attest, EdTechTeacher stands out due to our superior quality of professional instructors with extensive classroom teaching and school leadership experience. Our experts have deep knowledge of how to help educators and leaders thrive in today’s challenging school environments.

We are your guides to modern teaching and learning.

Our Vision

Help educators thrive by positioning ourselves as the world’s most trusted education partner in technology training and services. 

We aim to provide an even greater variety of high-impact learning experiences and products to help educators across the world tackle challenges and thrive in modern classrooms! EdTechTeacher will do this through a strategic expansion of our partnerships with industry-leading edtech companies and the development of innovative new service offerings for educators and schools.

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Equity Statement

EdTechTeacher embraces diversity and inclusion through the hiring of diverse talent and developing the conditions in which everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive. We ensure that our professional development services and materials represent and honor the various identities, cultures and perspectives that make up the diversity of today’s evolving educational landscape.

Meet The Team 

We are your guides to modern teaching and learning!

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Tom Driscoll

Chief Executive Officer, Owner

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Gail Ross-McBride

Director of Operations

Shawn McCusker

Senior Director of Professional Learning

Avra Robinson

Success Champion at Kami

Shawn O’Neill

Instructor

Alli McCrary

Consultant

Catherine Cabiness-Atkinson

Instructor

Stephen Burnette

Business Development Manager

Jonathan Rollins

Instructor & Accounts Receivable Manager

Kate Somers

Website Coordinator

Jen Thomas

Consultant

Kim Zajac

Lindy Hockenbary

Consultant & Micro-Credential Assessor

Justin Reich

Co-Founder & Consultant

Pamela Floyd

Consultant

Douglas Kiang

Consultant

Brenda Doucette

Consultant

Rosey McQuillan

Consultant

Jed Stefanowicz

Consultant & Micro-Credential Assessor

LaDara Lee

Consultant & Micro-Credential Assessor

Ben Sondgeroth

Consultant & Micro-Credential Assessor

Rayna Freedman

Consultant

Tom Daccord

Co-Founder & Consultant

Monica Burns, PhD

Consultant and Founder of ClassTechTips

Beth Holland

Partner at The Learning Accelerator

Andrew Marcinek

Chief Digital Learning Officer at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Mario Andrade

Ellen Martin

Henry Turner

Scott Morrison

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GAIL ROSS-MCBRIDE

 

Gail Ross-McBride has been a leader and administrator in the field of educator professional development and educational technology training for over 25 years. She has worked collaboratively with teachers, school administrators, school committee members and higher education officials to help bring about a common vision of what is necessary to improve student learning in the 21st century.

 

TOM DACCORD

 

Tom Daccord, Director and Co-Founder of EdTechTeacher, has worked with schools, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East as an educational technology speaker and instructor. He has authored three books and writes regularly for eSchool News.

 

JUSTIN REICH

 

Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher. He also currently serves as the 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

 

An early adopter of mobile devices, Greg first integrated cell phones, and then iPads, into his high school history curricula. As an EdTechTeacher instructor, he works with schools across the country, presents at national conferences, and blogs regularly about the creative capabilities afforded by mobile devices. He officially coined the phrase “App Smashing,” is an authorized Google Education Trainer, and attended St. Anselm college in Manchester, NH.

 

AVRA ROBINSON

 

Avra Robinson is the Director of Online Learning and an Instructor for EdTechTeacher, as well as an Adjunct Faculty member for Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois. An authorized Google Education Trainer and dedicated educational technologist, Avra has been working with teachers and students for over 20 years. Prior to joining EdTechTeacher, Avra was first a classroom teacher and later the Instructional Technology Coordinator and coach for a K-8 school district in Northern Illinois. During that time, she worked with teachers and students on a daily basis as they worked towards total Common Core State Standards integration in a 1:1 program that included Chromebooks, iPads, and Windows laptops. Avra has presented at local and regional conferences sharing ideas about digital publishing, coaching teachers, Google Apps for Education, and more.

 

SHAWN McCUSKER

 

Shawn McCusker has 25 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher in public, private, and alternative schools. In 2006, he was recognized as a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is an expert in both iPad and Chromebook integration in the classroom. An inspiring speaker, he has keynoted the IOWA 1:1 Conference, Innovation Summit San Diego, and the Illinois School Library Media Association as well as providing local keynotes.  

 

TOM DRISCOLL

 

As a Director of Educational Technology (BWRSD), EdTechTeacher Instructor, authorized Google for Education Trainer, author and speaker, Tom is recognized nationally as a leader in helping teachers, schools and districts transform teaching and learning with technology.

 

BETH HOLLAND

 

Dr. Beth Holland combines over 18 years of experience in mobile learning, K-12 education, differentiated instruction, design thinking, and Project-Based Learning to help teachers create innovative learning environments. She blogs regularly for Edutopia and EdTech Researcher at Education Week, presents nationally and internationally, and is an authorized Google Education Trainer. She holds a Doctorate from Johns Hopkins University, a Master’s degree from Harvard University as well as a Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University. 

 

BRENDA DOUCETTE

 

Brenda is an Instructional Technology Specialist and authorized Google Education Trainer with over 25 years of teaching experience at all grade levels. She is an adjunct professor at Simmons College in the Assistive Technology Graduate Program and regularly leads EdTechTeacher workshops.

 

DOUGLAS KIANG

 

Douglas Kiang is a dynamic speaker, teacher, and workshop presenter with over twenty years of teaching experience in independent schools at every grade level. He currently teaches computer science and heads the technology resource teachers group at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Douglas holds a Master’s Degree in Technology, Innovation, and Education from Harvard and is an Apple Distinguished Educator as well as an authorized Google Education Trainer. He is the author of five bestselling game strategy guides, and his latest book on Minecraft in Education is soon to be published by Peachpit Press.

ILEEN MATTHEWS

 

Ileen Matthews is the Business Manager for EdTechTeacher. With over 20+ years of business experience, she is responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Contracts, Bookkeeping, and serves as General Office Manager. 

KATE WILSON

 

Kate Wilson is a designer, educator, and EdTechTeacher Web Coordinator. She manages the digital presence of EdTechTeacher through websites, social media, and marketing materials. An authorized Google Education Trainer, Kate assists various EdTechTeacher instructors during onsite workshops and speaks at regional and national conferences about the importance of STEAM and Coding in schools.

GREG KULOWIEC

 

An early adopter of mobile devices, Greg first integrated cell phones, and then iPads, into his high school history curricula. As an EdTechTeacher instructor, he works with schools across the country, presents at national conferences, and blogs regularly about the creative capabilities afforded by mobile devices. He officially coined the phrase “App Smashing,” is an authorized Google Education Trainer, and attended St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH.

 

ROSEY McQUILLAN

 

Rosey is an assistive and educational technology consultant and Apple Teacher with over 25 years teaching experience at all grade levels. Currently, she is a Program Supervisor at Lesley University and an instructor with EdTechTeacher. Rosey works with teachers to design accessible curriculum for all learners.

 

ANISSA LABRADOR

 

As a dedicated classroom teacher and Instructional Technology Coordinator, Anissa has worked with students and teachers for over 20 years.  Currently, she is a teacher trainer for GPAed and an instructor with EdTechTeacher.  She has a BS in Education from Florida Atlantic University and an MS in BrainSMART,  a program which applies the latest discoveries in neurosciences to education.  She has presented at conferences such as FCIS, FKC, and the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit.

 

BETH HOLLAND, PhD.

 

Beth Holland combines over 20 years of experience in mobile learning, K-12 education, differentiated instruction, design thinking, and Project-Based Learning to help teachers create innovative learning environments. She blogs regularly for Edutopia and EdTech Researcher at Education Week, presents nationally and internationally, and is an authorized Google Education Trainer. She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University as well as a Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University. In addition to being an EdTechTeacher instructor, she has just completed her doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. 

 

SUZY BROOKS

 

Nationally recognized as a teacher leader, Suzy Brooks is the Associate Director of Instructional Technology for Mashpee Public Schools. Her work in blended learning, student engagement and social media has been featured by EdWeek, NBC News’ Education Nation, Instructor Magazine, Intel, ASCD, and the NEA. 

 

KATE WILSON

 

Kate Wilson is a designer, educator, web developer, and all around media specialist. After years working full time for EdTechTeacher, she founded her own company risingT Media to assist organizations with technical support, education, and design and continues to work with ETT on their websites.

 

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