On March , 2015, we lead the SXSWEdu panel, Digital Diversity: Minority Women in EdTech, to inspire parents, educators, schools, leadership, and the community to support gender and cultural equality in the field of technology.
Cori Coburn is a District Elementary Educational Technologist for Georgetown ISD. Cori served as the first Technology Coordinator in Beaumont ISD, helping to pilot a multimillion dollar implementation of a teacher & student 1:1 iPad & SMARTboard integration program in a Title I middle school. She enjoys extensively traveling to attend EdCamps and presenting professional development courses at individual school campuses spanning to large educational conferences.
Twitter: @CoburnCori Site: TNTTower.com
Rafranz Davis is an instructional technology specialist for a Dallas/Fort Worth area school district. As an advocate for passion-based learning, Rafranz uses her experience as a secondary math educator to help teachers integrate technology using innovative teaching strategies aimed at empowering students to be autonomous learners. She is the author of The Missing Voices in EdTech Bringing Diversity Into EdTech. Twitter: @RafranzDavis Site: RafranzDavis.com
Sarah Thomas is a Google Certified Teacher and the leader of the Washington, DC Google Educator Group. She is the Technology Liaison at John Hanson French Immersion School and teaches Technology Integration and English Language Arts at the middle school level. She has served on the School Leadership Team, advising administrators and teachers on technology-related matters. Sarah has presented on various technology topics at the local, regional, and state level. She also presents free interactive tutorials for teachers on various educational technology topics. Twitter: @sarahdateechur Site: SarahJaneThomas.com
Shelly Sanchez Terrell is a teacher trainer, instructional designer, and international speaker. She is the co-founder of the award-winning #Edchat movement and named Woman of the Year 2014 by the National Association of Professional Women. She has been recognized by the ELTon Awards, The New York Times, and Microsoft’s Heroes for Education as an innovator in the movement of teacher driven professional development and education technology. She’s the author of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching and Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones and BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology). Twitter: @ShellTerrell Site: TeacherRebootCamp.com