Bruce Dixon - Co-Founder ModernLearners.com, Change.School
Bruce Dixon has spent the bulk of his career developing programs that assist governments to make effective use of technology across their education sector. His strategic work has enabled governments to better manage large scale personal technology deployments, and ensure outcomes that drive both school improvement and ultimately transformation. His experience across more than 40 countries has led much of the current thinking around personal technology use in school, reflective of his role as a pioneer of 1 to 1 in the early ‘90’s. While his ability to build big-picture strategy has been at the forefront of much of his work of the past decade, he also allocates a deliberate amount of his time to sharing his thinking through keynotes and workshops which support his advocacy for bolder and more ambitious thinking around what universal access to technology now makes possible for young people. In his own time, Bruce can be found open water swimming, or surfing at Byron Bay. @bruceadixon
Will Richardson - Co-Founder ModernLearners.com, Change.School
Will Richardson is an internationally recognized speaker and author on educational technology with over 25 years of experience in schools. He holds a degree in journalism from Ohio University, and his articles and essays have appeared in numerous journals and magazines such as Ed Leadership, New York TImes, Education Week, Edutopia and English Journal. He is the author of six books, most recently Freedom to Learn published by Solution Tree (2015), and he has blogged for over a decade, most recently at willrichardson.com. Over the last 12 years he has presented in over twenty different countries to hundreds of thousands of educators at every level. @willrich45
Missy Emler - Community Manager
Missy is the Director of Innovation at a regional service agency in Wisconsin and the Educational Administration Program Coordinator at the University Wisconsin-Platteville. When engaging in conversations with Missy, her energy and enthusiasm for learning are contagious. She is a relentless advocate for school leaders and their learning needs as they maneuver their way through this time of massive change in education.
Missy is the parent of three children, and she can be found on Twitter @melissaemler
Lyn Hilt - Community Manager
Lyn is a connected leader and learner, currently serving as an educational leadership and instructional technology consultant. Over the past eighteen years in her career as an educator, she has served as an elementary school principal, instructional technology coach, and classroom teacher in both elementary and middle school settings. Lyn also serves as an adjunct instructor and hybrid course developer for Cabrini University’s educational leadership graduate program.
Lyn has the privilege of working with teams and schools across the country on a variety of topics including G Suite for Education integration, professional learning networks, digital citizenship, innovative professional development, and educational leadership in the digital age. She enjoys traveling with her family, and she relishes experiencing life’s adventures with her energetic young children. You can read more of Lyn’s reflections on leading, teaching and learning on her blog, Learning in Technicolor, and by following her on Twitter @lynhilt.
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