11 WBC Dr. Howard Pitler, McREL

Dr. Howard Pitler, Chief Program Officerr, McREL As chief program officer, Howard works with schools, districts, and state agencies to improve teacher pedagogy to impact student achievement and has been invited to present at technology conferences throughout the country. He is the lead author of Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Worksand developed McREL’s Power Walkthrough […]

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10 WBC John Heim, Kansas Association of School Boards

Dr. John Heim, Executive Director, Kansas Association of School Board.     KASB KASB is a not-for-profit organization located in Topeka, Kansas and dedicated to serving members of governing boards for unified school districts, community colleges, area vocational-technical schools and cooperatives, interlocals and regional service centers. KASB will… Provide a culture of collaboration and service. […]

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7 WBC Professor Ian Gibson And The State Of Education Around The World

Prof. Ian W. Gibson ,comes from a background in teaching, school based curriculum development, school leadership, and teacher education. ian.gibson@gmail.com Professor Ian Gibson is a consultant to Imagine Education and a Professorial Fellow in Teacher Education at Liverpool Hope University. He is also Education Director for tara.Education, an NGO focusing upon teacher education, teacher quality, and […]

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6 WBC Cris Richardson Children On The Autism Spectrum

Cris has over 15 years of experience as a highly qualified educator and consultant both in the state of Virginia and Kansas. Cris has taught in many capacities K-12 specializing in reading, behavior management, learning disabilities, and autism. Cris is an Autism Specialist and for a number of years consulted for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Severe Multiple Disabilities for […]

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5 WBC Dr. Mike Cook And A Visit To The The Centre School District, Perk And Al’s In Lost Springs

Mike currently serves as the Executive Director of ESSDACK where he oversees the many ESSDACK activities, services, and personnel. A former teacher and administrator, he has been at the helm of the organization since 1997. Mike received his doctoral degree from Wichita State University where his research emphasis was in the use of scenario building […]

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3 WBC Jerry The Tech Guy And The Impact Of New Technologies In Education

Jerry retired from ESSDACK in Hutchinson KS, after over 15 years of supporting Apple products in K-12 school districts. He’s helped with a number of one-to-one laptop initiatives, setting up servers, cloning and wired and wireless networks and working with my schools to help manage them. Recently I’ve worked with several districts on iPad carts […]

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