The Google in Education Maine Summit brings together world-class educational technology leaders.  
All presenters are Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, Google Employees, 
or teachers with local success stories!  


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Keynote: Ken Shelton
Ken currently holds a M.A. in Education, with a specialization in New Media Design and Production. He has worked as an educator for 9 years and currently teaches technology at the Middle School level. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is a Google Certified Teacher, an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Discovery STAR Educator, and a member of the Discovery Educator Network California Leadership Council. Ken was also recently appointed to the California Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Educational Technology Task Force. Ken regularly gives presentations and leads workshops, many of which are hands on, covering a wide variety of educational technology, technology integration, creative expression, and instructional design topics.

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Keynote: Monica Martinez


Monica Isabel Martinez is the Director of Professional Development for the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA), a non-profit educational technology organization serving educators across the globe. In this position, Monica develops and facilitates professional development on the most current technology trends for the purpose of improving teaching and learning through innovative processes. She has developed many technology programs some of which have been adopted by the state of Texas, universities, and others that have been rolled out across the US.


Monica has experience teaching students and professionals at all levels including elementary, secondary, and higher education while working in the US, Mexico and Germany. Monica has a master’s degree in Educational Technology and is also a Google Apps EDU Certified Trainer and Administrator.

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Twitter: @mimg1225
Website: http://www.tcea.org/


Alice Barr

Alice has lived, taught and traveled on five continents. She is the Instructional Technology Integrator for Yarmouth High School, an Apple distinguished School, in Yarmouth, Maine. She has facilitated a 1:1 laptop environment in grades 9 – 12, since 2004. Alice works directly with teachers and students integrating technology into the curriculum.

Alice teachers at The University of Southern Maine and provides professional development sessions locally and nationally during the year. A semi-finalist for the 2011 Maine Teacher of the Year, Alice is also a Google Certified Teacher and has been a member of Seedlings@bitbybit since 2006. 

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Twitter: alicebarr


Kern Kelley

Kern Kelle
y has provided technology support for educators for over a decade. He started his career as an elementary teacher at the Parawai School in New Zealand and is presently an Educational Technologist in central Maine at Regional School Unit #19.  In this position he works directly with students and teachers integrating technology into the curriculum on a variety of projects. 
 
He has conducted professional development at the district, state and national levels. He has always loved working with students with a special focus on having them teach others. He believes that technology has become a natural medium for the roles of teacher and learner to become interchangeable.

He is a Google Certified Teacher and Associate Director of the Maine Virtual Learning Consortium. Kern teaches graduate courses for the University of Maine at the Summer Tech Institute and is a member of the EdTechTeam on 1to1 programs and administration.

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Twitter: kernkelley



Tim Lee

Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading
 infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space. 

Tim has focused on Google Apps since 2009 when he lead the first adoption in Higher Ed (University of St Andrews) in Scotland. After moving to Virginia in 2010, he's been providing a Virtual CIO service to help schools re-design their infrastructure. As a Google Apps Edu Certified Trainer and part of the  Google Chromebook Crew for Education, Tim has assisted numerous schools adopt Google Apps and rollout ChromeBooks.

Tim is the founder of Amplified IT, a Google Apps Consultancy and Meraki Reseller company based in Hampton Roads, VA. Amplified IT is excited to be the first Authorized ChromeBook Reseller in the South!

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Twitter: @Amplifiedit



Michael Wacker

A former elementary teacher, Michael has since served as Online Learning Specialist on the student and adult learning side. This experience included designing and facilitating teacher and administrator professional development online courses and workshops. 
On the student side, his experience involves directing the build and design of High School online courses, technical development and course conversions, as well as curriculum course revisions and iterations. With more than five years of progressively responsible experience in eLearning and Blended Learning, he is consulted around ideas of strategic design and innovation in public and private schools internationally to support the professional development and redesign of classrooms, pedagogy, and traditional instructional models, to better serve all learners. 
Michael is currently working as both a consultant and adjunct professor for Regis University in Colorado on the online and face to face side; working on aligning and re-imagining the teacher licensure program curriculum and the Master's level Ed Tech Degree with the University.  Michael's strengths are in helping to maximize learning opportunities through the design of dynamic spaces (online and face to face) of interaction, inquiry, and engagement for students, teachers, and administrators. Dedicated to educational innovation, he strives to utilize best practice eLearning techniques and leverage a pedagogy and technology that allows for anywhere, anytime learning.

Michael Wacker is a Google Certified Teacher, and Certified Google Apps Trainer.  Based out of Colorado, Michael leads workshops and consults internationally with his focus the Rocky Mountain region throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Michael provides energetic, interactive, and productive workshops and trainings which are customized for each organization.  He has experience working with administrators, educators, IT, and also support staff.

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Twitter: mwacker