Napa Staff

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 Jon Corippo

 @jcorippoApple Distinguished Educator
Google Certified Teacher
YouTube Star Teacher
CVCUE Board Member
 Jon is the CUE Rock Star Baby Daddy. The "old man", the guy who said: "we should do something crazy". When not Rock Starring, Jon is the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Mariposa County Schools. Jon is also an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher, former Madera County Teacher of the Year, CVCUE teacher of the year and a world-traveling edu-presenter. This summer, he's running the Final Cut Camp for Educators on the USS Hornet.

 Nicole Dalesio@magrelacanelaApple Distinguished Educator
Google Certified Teacher
Adobe Education Leader
Sony Education Ambassador
Nicole is currently a 4th grade teacher and staff developer in Pleasanton, California with over 15 years experience teaching in the California Public Schools and in Brazil. Her specialty is integrating technology and creativity into the core curriculum, and has won many awards for her innovative teaching, videos, and screencast tutorials.  She’s an Adobe Education Leader, an  Apple Distinguished Educator, a Google Certified Teacher, and a Sony Education Ambassador. She has experience presenting on various topics including Photoshop, iPhoneography, Digital Storytelling, Video in the Classroom, Google Apps for Education, and free online tools.  She has also given both live and virtual presentations and webinars, has been an international keynote speaker, presented at ISTE and CUE conferences, at Adobe headquarters, MacWorld, Photoshop World and more
 Kathy Diver@kathleendiverDiscovery Education Network Star (DENStar)
Siemens Discovery STEM Institute Fellow
Kathy is a High School Teacher who loves to teach freshmen students Biology and other teachers in various enhancements in pedagogy and tech related programs. Kathy is the Staff Development Committee Chair at her school. She was a CUE Rock Star faculty in 2013. She was selected as a fellow at the 2012 Discovery/Siemens STEM Institute.  Her love of learning new things both about science and using technology leads her to attend "camp" during the summer months to broaden her experience and exposure to what is happening in the field of education. In addition to being a BTSA trainer and consulting teacher for beginning teachers, she has worked in a program to be a technology teacher leader through LA County Office of Education. She has earned her BS in Environmental Biology and her Master's degree in Science Education.

Lisa Highfill

@lhighfillK12 Instructional Tech Coach
Merit Faculty
Google Certified Teacher
YouTube Star Teacher

Lisa Highfill, the k-12 Instructional Technology Coach for the Pleasanton Unified, has a passion for innovative learning strategies and actively works to share and collaborate with teachers, parents, and community members in order to improve the quality of education.  She has presented at numerous conferences across California, sharing ideas to improve the way kids experience learning. Lisa is a Google Certified Teacher and a part of the inaugural group of YouTube Star Teachers. She is a lead learner for CUE and a part of the Merit Staff at the Krause Center for Innovation.

Marlena Hebern
@mhebernMS Reading Instruction
edCamp Yosemite Founder
 K-8 Curriculum Coordinator for Mariposa County Unified. Marlena left the classroom as a K-5th grade teacher of 20 years to work in the curriculum department of her district. She couldn't resist moving to a position that would allow her to inspire other teachers with her enthusiasm for learning and spread the joy of technology beyond her own classroom. Marlena holds a masters degree in the teaching of reading, edCamp Yosemite founder, Support Provider of the Year 2006, and member of the regional ELA CISC committee. She was recently a member of the Common Core implementation panel for the 2013-14 California Region 7 Common Core Conference and presented about Common Core and technology. She trains teachers on the iPad, using data to inform instruction, and using technology tools in the classroom
 Will Kimbley

 @willkimbleyGoogle Certified Teacher
Microsoft Innovative Educator
YouTube Star Teacher
CVCUE Board Member
#WillsHat owner

Been to more CUE Rock Stars than Jon Corippo
 Will Kimbley is the instructional technology consultant for Tulare County Office of Education and member of the TICAL Leadership Cadre. A former elementary and middle school teacher who is actively involved in instructional technology professional development on a variety of fronts. A CUE Lead Learner, founding faculty and coordinator of CUE Rock Star Summer Tech Camps, he regularly presents at conferences such as CUE, CUE affiliate conferences, ISTE, NSTA, and MACUL.
 Jennifer Kloczko @jkloczko 
Area 3 Writing Project Teacher Consultant
National Writing Project Teacher
CUE RockStar Tahoe 2013 Presenter
CapCUE Tech Fest Presenter
Jennifer Kloczko is a first-year elementary principal at Natomas Charter School in Sacramento who has spent the last 16 years teaching and learning with amazing students and teachers in Northern California. She is also an Area 3 Writing Project Teacher Consultant and leads K-12 professional development in literacy, technology and the Common Core. She is passionate about technology and the power it has to connect us– to other classrooms, to authors, and to the world. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys reading, hiking, and playing with her crazy puppy Lola. Jennifer blogs at Learn. Lead. Sparkle. or follow her on Twitter at @jkloczko    
Ali deGuia

@Ali deGuia

District Tech Coach
North Bay CUE Secretary
Adjunct Faculty for Touro University
Lifelong Learner
EdCamp Marin Organizer

 How many people are given the opportunity to teach a subject that they are passionate about? Ali's passion for computers and technology grew a few of years ago when she stepped onto the GooglePlex. Now she is a EdTech enthusiast and integrator, a district learning coach, classroom flipper and a life long learner. She regularly create screencasts and slideshows for her students and fellow teachers. Her motto: so much more to learn, so much more to teach...Ali has been teaching for 16 years in Berkeley and Marin County. She is a district tech coach, NBCUE's secretary and has presented the EdTech experience locally and internationally.