June 7th, a free event merging technology and teaching
Our Featured Speakers Include
Adam Phyall is a former high school science teacher and current Director of Technology and Media Services for Newton County School System in Covington, GA. Since Adam got his first laptop in college, he has been hooked on the amazing things technology can add to instruction. Once Adam saw the impact that technology had on learning in his classroom, he began to share his activities and strategies with his peers. This lead to Dr. Phyall working as a Building Instructional Technology Leader, later as a Technology Facilitator, and now serving as a Director of Technology & Media Services.
Throughout his professional career, Dr.Phyall worked extensively with Title I and Urban schools to improve technology integration with economically disadvantaged students. He has planned and developed Mobile Learning plans for school districts in Georgia and Missouri that have led to 1:1 device initiatives.
Dr. Phyall currently serves as Future Ready Schools Technology Leaders lead advisor, ISTE’s Digital Equity professional learning leader, and was recently named one of the top 30 K-12 IT influencers worth following in 2020 EdTEch Magazine.
Kristen Brooks is an Instructional Technology Specialist in the Cherokee County School District, an EdTech Consultant, Conference Presenter, and a Keynote Speaker. She is a veteran teacher of 27 years with the last 17 years specifically in educational technology. She loves empowering teachers to create standards-based lesson plans incorporating innovative technology to engage their students into their learning process. Ms. Brooks is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, a Minecraft Mentor, an Adobe Spark Creative Educator, a Professional Learning Specialist with NCCE and works with several EdTech companies as a teacher mentor. She has stated, “I am very blessed to spend most of my time with students in classrooms encouraging teachers to become the facilitator of learning.” To learn more about Kristen Brooks please follow her on LinkedIn or Twitter @KristenBrooks77.