James Tremble
James Tremble
Valley Communications Systems - Hybrid Classrooms - When Good Enough is Not Enough

Regional Sales Manager | Eastern MA
Valley Communications Systems, Inc.
Torrey Trust
Torrey Trust
On Demand - Inspiring Children’s Writing Through STEM Activities & Digital Storytelling
Emergency Remote Teaching for COVID-19: Lessons Learned & Recommendations

Associate Professor of Learning Technology
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Torrey Trust, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Learning Technology in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies in the College of Education, where she is the co-coordinator of the Learning, Media and Technology master’s degree program and the Digital Media Design and Making in Education online graduate certificate program. Her research and teaching focus on how technology can support teachers in designing contexts that enhance student learning. Specifically, Dr. Trust studies educators’ professional growth through digitally-enhanced professional learning networks (PLNs), the influence of social media on teaching and learning, how makerspaces and 3D printing facilitate new learning experiences, and the design and use of open educational resources in college and graduate level courses.
@torreytrust
Henry Turner
Henry Turner
Maximizing Tech to Eradicating Racism in the Schools
Fireside Chat with Henry Turner
Digital Community Leaders: Empower students to take racism on social media

Principal
Newton Public Schools
Henry Turner has nearly 15 years of experience as a high school administrator. As a principal, he is most proud of the work at both high schools to empower students to fight hate and bigotry while strengthening their school community. Since that event, the schools has been determined to fight racism and all forms of hate in the school. This work has led to developing antiracist teaching practices, incorporating culturally responsive instructional practices, and changing structures and systems in the school to address systemic racism. He speaks nationally and locally sharing his experience speaking about race in schools, technology in education, and creating change to narrow racial and economic opportunity gaps. He also advises school districts and educators in this work.
@turnerhj
Anne Valluzzi
Anne Valluzzi
Show what they know!

Classroom Teacher
Millis Public Schools
Anne has taught elementary school for 18 years, spending the bulk of that time as a third grade teacher in Millis, MA. Anne has an M.Ed in Elementary Education from Fitchburg State University and an M.Ed in Instructional Technology from Framingham State University. She loves spending time with her family, hiking, reading, and playing the piano.
@AnneValluzzi
Tom Varnum
Tom Varnum
Teaching Writing in the 21st Century

Digital Learning Specialist
Tyngsborough (MA) Public Schools
From 1994 to 2017, Tom Varnum taught English at Tyngsborough (MA) High School, working with all grades and levels and developing curriculum for classes in journalism, public speaking, film analysis. After 24 years in the classroom, he was asked to become the first Digital Learning Specialist for the Tyngsborough Public School district in 2017, developing and implementing professional development opportunities for faculty at all grade levels. He coaches golf and boys tennis at Tyngsborough High School and girls basketball at Lowell Catholic. He has previously presented at MassCUE and the NEATE Fall Conference and served as a guest lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Communication/Theater from the University of Notre Dame, and a Masters degree in English Literature from Fordham University.
@varnumths
Anne Virtue
Anne Virtue
HUB Tech with Aruba Networks - K-12 Education Today: What is Next for Schools and School Districts?

Channel Account Manager
Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Kimberly Voge
Kimberly Voge
Plan the Perfect Week

educator
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
As an educator for 27 years, Kim has been an innovator in and out of the classroom. Kim incorporates best practices including WICOR, UDL, ELL. She believes in identifying learning objectives FIRST and then applying technology. Literacy in all content areas is the goal...and literacy must include new media. Kim strives to meet teachers where they are and move forward. In the classroom, Kim weaves pedagogy and technology in meaningful ways. Kim is an adjunct professor for Hope International University.
@KVoge71
Brad Wach
Brad Wach
HUB Tech with Aruba Networks - K-12 Education Today: What is Next for Schools and School Districts?

Channel Systems Engineer  |  New England
Aruba a Hewlewtt Packard Enterprise Company
Pawan Wander
Pawan Wander
Rediscover your Voice and enhance your Teaching practice with Podcasting

Middle School Teacher
Toronto District School Board
Pawan (Pav) Wander is an elementary school teacher with 15 years of experience, hailing from the same neighbourhood where she and Chey currently teach. She teaches a grade 6/7 integrated split class, and has a real love for teaching Science and Math. She has run many programs at school involving Robotics and Engineering, as well has hosted and prepared students for several math competitions. Along with her former teaching partner Chey Cheney, Pav co-hosts a podcast called “The Staffroom Podcast,” as well as a live educational music radio show on VoicEd Radio called, “The Drive.”
@Staffpodcast
Lauren Watkins
Lauren Watkins
Breakout Room 2: Unruly Studios
Added Bonus Session with Unruly Studios

Marketing Director
Unruly Studios Inc
Lauren has worked at the intersection of technology and education for the last 6 years. Before working at Unruly, she was part of the team that created award-winning 3D printers and materials at Formlabs. At Unruly, she helps bring coding and play to schools across the US and Canada as part of their mission to break down barriers to STEM and computer science for all students.
Mitch Weathers
Mitch Weathers
On Demand - Blending Digital and Analog to Ensure Equity For All Students

Teacher / Founder
Organized Binder
Mitch is an educator who is passionate about helping educators and families make explicit the noncognitive skills and executive functions students need for academic success. He designed Organized Binder to make this a tangible reality, helping students achieve in K-12 environments and college. Mitch is an high school teacher and adjunct college professor. He works with Teacher Training programs to introduce pre-service teachers to Organized Binder and speaks nationally and internationally at education conferences.
@organizedbinder
Jeromie Whalen
Jeromie Whalen
Emergency Remote Teaching for COVID-19: Lessons Learned & Recommendations

PhD Student, Mathematics, Science & Learning Technologies
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jeromie Whalen is a PhD student in the Mathematics, Science & Learning Technologies program in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Whalen is also a high school communications & media production teacher at Northampton High School in Northampton, MA. He holds a M.Ed. in Learning, Media & Technology from UMass Amherst.
@jeromiewhalen
Christy Whittlesey
Christy Whittlesey
It’s OK to Say THEY: Creating Gender-Friendly Schools Where All Can Thrive

Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator
Chelmsford Public Schools
Christy Whittlesey, Ph.D. (she/her/hers) has been an educator in settings ranging from PreK-higher education for the past 18 years, and is currently the PreK-12 Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator for the Chelmsford Public Schools. In addition to her work in the arts, Dr. Whittlesey also collaborates with school districts and organizations to update policies and leads professional development to create gender-friendly schools where all students can thrive, regardless of gender.

Christy received her Ph.D. with a focus on Educational Research and Evaluation from the University of Massachusetts Lowell (2019), where she was awarded the Education Department’s “Outstanding Dissertation Award” for her work researching the educational experiences of transgender and non-binary students. She has presented her work at many national and international conferences. Her book, It’s Ok to Say “They”: Tips for Educator Allies of Transgender and Non-Binary Students, is published by Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. and received an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award in 2020. She is currently working with Jessica Kingsley publishers in London on a second book about trans allyship.

Visit Dr. Whittlesey's website to learn more and access free resources for schools: www.christywhittlesey.com
@christywhittles
Michael Woodford
Michael Woodford
Verkada - Best Practices in School Security with Duxbury Public Schools

Network Administrator
Duxbury Public Schools
Michael is a Network and Systems Administrator with Duxbury Public Schools, in Duxbury Massachusetts. Mike has more than a decade of professional IT experience and holds a litany of industry technical certifications from vendors including HP, Aruba, Cisco, VMware, and CWNP. Mike has a passion for all things networking, and for leveraging technology as a tool to aid in problem-solving, learning, and productivity.
Colleen Worrell
Colleen Worrell
Why We Need Coaching More Now Than Ever

Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
St. Mark's School
Colleen has over 20 years of experience as a teacher, leader, and coach in education, including public and independent schools, higher ed, and non-profit associations. She has a strong focus on coaching and mentoring, cultivating relationships, research-based pedagogies, curricular innovation, and inclusive teaching. Colleen is mission-driven and strives to make schools equitable “learning organizations,” to catalyze purposeful learning, and to contribute to a positive, effective, team-oriented collaborative workplace.
@cdworrell
Chenyang Xu
Chenyang Xu
On Demand - Designing Interactive Multicultural eBooks for Student Learning

Mr.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Chenyang Xu is a doctoral student in the Math, Science, and Learning Technology program in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He received his Master of Digital Sciences degree in 2019, and Master of Education degree in 2015. His research interests focus on utilizing social media and data science to support higher education and international student services.
Rose Young
Rose Young
On Demand - In Pursuit of Dispute

Science Teacher
Essex Technical High School
Bachelors in Speech Communications from Penn State University
Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from University of Pittsburgh
Master of Education (Biology Focus) from Gordon College, Massachusetts
Teaching is my second career, which I began about 10 years ago. I formerly worked in the health industry in research and hospital settings, and realize the importance of helping students to communicate in the field of science. Debates have been a great platform for me to teach students basic research, oral presentation and writing skills.
@Rose Young
Anna Yuen
Anna Yuen
I See, I Say, I Hear - Literacy Tools for the Elementary Classroom

Digital Instructor
Lawrence Family Development Charter School
Curious Life long learner - WHY? - WHY NOT? - HOW?
Efficiency and effectiveness are my mantra. I always look to improve the way I do things. My tagline is a quote from Dr. Seuss' Lorax, "It's not about what it is, it's about what it can become."

I have worked in education for 16 years. I started my professional career as a computer programmer/analyst and meandered into educational technology as my 2nd career, from technology specialist, curriculum data specialist, district data specialist to Digital Instructor.
@ayuen2
Moose Yusuf
Moose Yusuf
Market Manager
PlayVS
Kimberly Zajac
Kimberly Zajac
On Demand - Reinventing Book Tastings with Book Snaps
On Demand - "Virtual" Style Fun & Games To Engage Students During Remote Learning
Sketchnoters’ Cafe
Teleservices in Pandemic Times
Sketchnoters’ Cafe
Sketchnoters’ Cafe

Speech Language Pathologist
MassCUE
Kim Zajac, MA CCC-SLP/A is a certified speech/language pathologist and Audiologist at Norton Middle School and Norton High School. She is an affiliated faculty member for the Speech@Emerson Graduate Program as a Virtual Practicum Facilitator. Kim holds specialized certification in the area of Neuro-developmental Treatment with Pediatrics. She is Co-Leader of the MassCUE SLP/Special Education SIG and is a Co-Founder of @EdCampSoutheasternMA. She has presented at ISTE, MassCUE Fall Conference 2016, MassCUE/MASCD Spring Leadership Conference, New England League of Middle Schools Annual Conference 2017 as well a number of Norton Public School District Professional Development events. With over 20 years experience working with individuals across a variety of settings, Kim specializes in creating programs and learning strategies to support families and students with a wide range of disabilities including the areas of communication, movement, cognition, verbal and non-verbal learning, executive function, social competence, and social-emotional regulation. She is passionate about establishing equitable access and opportunity for ALL students and supports innovative integration of educational technology as a tool in learning as well as in specialized service delivery.
@ZajacSLP
Melissa Zeitz
Melissa Zeitz
On Demand - Debugging Remotely with Micro:Bit
On Demand - Edge Into the Future

Digital literacy and computer science teacher
Liberty elementary
Digital literacy and computer science teacher at an elementary school in Springfield. I have been teaching technology for over five years. Prior to that I was a special education teacher for over 10 years.
@Wallaby213
Emily Ziemann
Emily Ziemann
Edlio - 3 ways schools stay connected during COVID-19

Event Manager
Edlio, Inc.
Emily has worked with Edlio for 7 years, helping to connect educators with technology in her marketing role.