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 Jon Corippo

 @jcorippo Apple 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.

 Rachel Diephouse    

 @racheldiep     Google Apps Certified Trainer
CUE's Outstanding Emerging Educator for 2014
 Rachel Diephouse grew up in Grand Rapids, and now works at San Jose Christian School in San Jose, California, where she teaches middle school Language Arts, serves as a technology mentor, and implements new ideas as a "think tank." She has been honored as the CUE Outstanding Emerging Teacher for her work in her for first three years of teaching. She helped plan #PLAYDATE14 and loves any opportunity to discover new tech tools. 
 Sue Gorman    

 @sjgorman  Apple Distinguished Educator
Google Certified Teacher
 Sue Gorman is an enthusiastic educator and life long learner.  She  teaches at the Institute of Professional Educator Development at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and is an Innovative Learning Consultant.   She is passionate about student empowered learning through creativity and innovation.  She is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Teacher.  She works with teachers and students to ensure they are critical thinkers,  effective communicators and global collaborators.  Sue works with educators to build professional learning networks to share ideas,  to inspire, and to be inspired. 

 Tammy Lind

 @taml17  Co-host of Teacher Tech Talk on the EdReach Network
Google Certified Teacher
Google Certified Trainer
Intel Master Teacher
ISTE workshop presenter

 Tammy Lind is a Technology Integration Coach in South Milwaukee School District.   Prior to becoming a technology integration coach Tammy worked as an elementary classroom teacher, a special education teacher and a math specialist in the Milwaukee Public and South Milwaukee School Districts. It was during her time as a special education teacher that Tammy became passionate about finding current web-based technologies that make the curriculum accessible to all learners.She has presented on technology-related topics at a variety of state and national conferences. Most recently, Tammy presented as a Spotlight speaker for the Illinois Computing Educators conference in St. Charles, Illinois.
 Andy Losik

Apple Distinguished Educator
Google Certified Teacher
Discovery Education STAR
Sony Education Ambassador

Elementary Infotech Teacher, Integration Specialist

Andy Losik has been teaching for 20 years in a variety of elementary school settings. For fourteen of those years, he has taught the elementary Infotech program by combining technology and literacy skills in Hamilton, Michigan.

Along with his classroom duties, Andy serves as a technology consultant in his school district and across the country for private, public, and charter schools. He has also provided insight for companies like Disney, Sifteo, and most recently joined Sony’s educational ambassador team. 

Drew Minock

@techminock     Featured Speaker at Ohio Educational Technology Conference
Conference Keynote Presenter
Nominated for Five Edublog awards
Named to Top 10 most influential student blogger list by
Drew is a rising star in the world of educational technology and motivational speaking. Drew is the Co-Founder of the educational blog Two Guys and Some iPads and augmented reality meet up AR Detroit. Minock has launched the popular educational podcast “The Two Guys Show” to inspire educators to reach new heights. Drew is currently serving on the Teacher Advisory Board for edtech startups Remind 101, and Three Ring. He is also currently serving as an educational advisor for Daqri, the world’s leading augmented reality developer who creates educational experiences that allows students to absorb and retain ideas like never before.
 Lisa Nowakowski

 @nowatechie  Google Certified Teacher
Google Certified Trainer
Innovative Educator - Innovative Educator Advanced Studies Certificate (CUE & Fresno Pacific)
 Lisa is a Google Certified Teacher & Trainer and has presented at CUE Rock Star events in California. She was in the first cohort for Innovative Educators Advanced Studies Certificate and a Leading Edge educator. In 2010, Lisa was awarded the Crystal Apple Award sponsored by the local NBC affiliate. She has been an Ed Tech innovator in her district for over 15 years. Lisa currently teaches 5th grade at King City Arts Magnet. As a district technology leader, she has brought 1:1 Chromebooks to her classroom with great success. As a 3rd grade teacher, she incorporated GAFE into her classroom. Students created Documents, Presentations, Forms, and Websites. It is her belief that students of all ages can take advantage of all that Google has to offer.

David Prindle
Cheryl Prindle

@dprindle MACUL Board Member
Co-host of #21stEdChat blogger
MERIT 11 graduate
MERIT 13 faculty
David teaches Forensic Science, General Chemistry and Credit Recovery at Byron Center High School in Byron Center Michigan. David has taught for 26 years in Michigan (22), Alaska, and Texas. David has a Masters in Educational Technology. He is also an adjunct math and science instructor at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids Michigan. David uses the flip method of teaching in an 1:1 MacBook Air environment. 

Cheryl has been a world language teacher (Spanish, French & German) for the past 20+ years in Illinois, Alaska, Texas and Michigan.  She is currently an English Language Learner teacher at East Kentwood High School.  She has a Masters Degree in TESOL and is versed in Web 2.0 tools and their application in the English and Social Studies classrooms. David and Cheryl’s resources for the camp will be found at Prindle Rock Star Resources.
Ben Rimes

@techsavvyed Advisory Board – Playful Learning Network
MACUL SIGWeb Officer
Former MACUL Board Member

Ben Rimes has been a part of the Michigan educational technology landscape most of his career. Currently he is the K-12 educational technology director for Mattawan Consolidated Schools. With a Masters degree from UM Flint in the school's global edtech program, Ben states, "I’ve been able to work with some amazing educators from around the world in leveraging technology to connect learners and explore the possibilities of social networking in the classroom."
 Chris Scott    

 @cscottsy      Google Certified Teacher
Santa Barbara CUE President
Minecraft Guru (He made that one up.)
Open Source Superhero (He made that up too.)
 Chris, father of 3 boys, is 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 proposed and has successfully implemented a 1:1 netbook program that uses Open Source software, making a cost-effective and easily manageable program. In addition being a History and Technology teacher, he’s currently the President of Santa Barbara CUE, MinecraftEDU guru, a Google Teacher Academy UK 2012 grad and a CK-12 Champion.

 Dave Tchozewski    

 @daveski61      Apple Academy 2011, Discovery Educator Network Star, Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council

2013 School Technologist of the Year - Academy of Education Arts & Science
 Dave is in his 27th year in education. He is a 22-year veteran of the high school math classroom before moving into his current role as Director of Information Technology for Jenison Public Schools in Michigan.  He now leads his district in providing access to appropriate technology services that positively impact teaching and learning. 
 Rebecca Wildman  

 @rebeccawildman  Apple Distinguished Educator
Google Certified Teacher
National Writing Project Fellow
 Rebecca is a 4th grade teacher and tech mentor at Boyne City Elementary school. We are a 1:1 iPad district K-12. Her school was recently honored as an Apple Distinguished School for innovation, leadership and educational excellence.
 Brad Wilson

 @dreambition 2014 MACUL Technology Using Educator of the Year

 Creator of Write About and Tell About iPad apps.

Co-founder of

Co-developer of the Michigan Connected Educator Un/Conferences.
 Brad Wilson is a former 4th grade teacher turned Ed Tech Consultant. He has the privilege of supporting educators in Jackson County, MI with meaningful and innovative technology integration strategies.  He also enjoys working to empower teacher and student voices through the #MichED movement ( and has created iPad apps to inspire kids to write ( and capture stories (