An Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher, You Tube Star Teacher and co-architect of the newly Apple Distinguished Minarets High School, Jon is also the creator of the Rock Star Summer Camp series. Jon has been named a CUE Presenter of the Year (2010), Madera County and CVCUE teacher of the year and his sessions are always high energy, innovative and well received.
Will is, first and foremost, a classroom teacher. Passionate about using technology in the classroom in innovative ways to help students become producers of content instead of mere consumers. Not satisfied with transforming just his own classroom, Will is an active presenter on technology tools and integration at numerous conferences and workshops including NSTA, ISTE, CUE, CVCUE, SLOCUE, Rock Star Teacher camps, and many more. He is regularly invited into teacher credential classes at Fresno State and Fresno Pacific universities as a guest lecturer, and has worked with Merced County Office of Education in developing their technology support team. A Google Certified Teacher and YouTube Star Teacher, he serves as president of Central Valley CUE, works with CUE as a Lead Learner presenting Google Workshops for Educators and the Flipped Learning Tour. He works with the San Joaquin Valley Math and Central Valley Science projects to develop and present intensive hands-on professional development for teachers in integrating technology tools into subject matter.
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. Besides being a History and Technology teacher, he’s currently the President of Santa Barbara CUE, a Google Teacher Academy UK 2012 grad and a CK-12 Champion.
John teaches middle school in King City, CA. He holds multiple and single subject credentials in both history and science. He loves teaching 21st century skills to his students and his passions include: classroom blogging, e-learning, instructional design, edgames, photography, and Google.
I am a Google Certified Teacher. I received the "Crystal Apple Award" (a local award) for teachers in 2010. I have been teaching for 17 years, ranging from 1st through 5th grades. For the past 4 years, I have been the site tech lead at my school, and a tech leader within my district for over 10 years. As Site Tech Lead, I helped roll out a class set of iPads in 2011 and Chromebooks 2012. I provide weekly Tech PD for our staff to help bring 21st Century learning to all our students. I have a passion for technology in the classroom, and love to share ideas, collaborate, and 'get my tech on'.