South Lake Tahoe Faculty

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 Crystal Dunn @crysadunn 
This will be my fourth year teaching high school World History. Last year I was lucky enough to go 1:1 in a pilot program with Chromebooks, which was very successful. I completed the CUE Innovative Educator Certification and became Leading Edge Certified. I strive to bring innovation into my classroom and try to be a Common Core leader in my school.
 Jamie Dyra @jdyra 
Jamie Dyra is the district technology literacy coach for the Merced Union High School District. She is also a teacher-librarian, a Google Certified Educator, a National Writing Project Consultant, an English teacher, a book nerd, a tech geek, and a mom. This summer she had the awesome opportunity to be a keynote speaker at the GAFE Leadership Summit in Palo Alto, where she shared her experience creating and coordinating a technology instructional leadership team and moving a traditional high school campus toward 1:Web implementation. Jamie is also currently working on a master's degree in School Library and Information Technology. 

Kristina Mattis

Born & raised in Chicago (White Sox, Bears), Kristina is a teacher, researcher, and PD provider, holding a masters and doctorate in education. She is an SVCUE board member, and regularly presents workshops, sessions, and research for CUE, ESS, GAFE summits, and AERA. You'll find Kristina geeking out on applicaiton of ed theory to practicum, integration of tech into instruction, and curriculum design for the 21st c. learning environment, including ADDIE, UbD, and CCSS. Kristina is currently employed at an all-female high school in Silicon Valley where she recently received a Professional Learning & Development award. Female education has consistently found its way to the forefront of her profession, and one goal of hers is to examine the impact of tech when artfully married with pedagogy on learning outcomes. Empowering teachers and students with tech tools for writing instruction is Kristina's latest endeavor. Her next step is to empower parents with necessary tools to include them within this ever-changing edutech world.
 Ryan O'Donnell @creativeedtech
+RyanODonnellRocklin (on Google+)
Ryan O'Donnell is a high school social studies and technology teacher at Rocklin High School in Rocklin CA. He has been teaching since 1997 and has been an advocate for all things "tech" since he first began teaching. His teaching assignment currently has him teaching AP World History, Advanced Geography, Digital Storytelling and Web Design. Along with teaching, Ryan has been presenting at technology and social studies strategies workshops in his district and throughout the country as a trainer for Teacher Created Materials. Ryan has just joined the board of CapCUE and enjoys his family time with wife and two daughters as well vegetable gardening and being a Star Wars superfan

Rock Star Lead:
 Chris Scott @cscottsy 
Chris, a full time history teacher who has introduced and developed several technology programs within his district. His student-lead Geek Squad built and maintains the technology resources within his district including the K-1 Open Source computer lab. Chris has successfully implemented a 1:1 netbook and Chromebook program that uses Open Source software, a cost-effective and easily manageable program. He loves using MinecraftEDU, Design Thinking, Agile project management in the class and seeing his students love learning. Besides being a History and Technology teacher, he’s currently the President of Santa Barbara CUE, a Google Teacher Academy UK 2012 grad. Regularly presents at conferences on technology and classroom culture.