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Meet Naomi Harm

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Naomi Harm is an edtech women in leadership thought leader, STEM influencer, compassionate educator and published author. She has a passion and drive for instigating STEM innovation into all of her professional learning offerings. She welcomes every opportunity to share her expertise of brain-based instructional approaches, supported with technology literacy best practices with k12 students and educational leaders worldwide.

Her current professional facilitated offerings include mentoring girls and young women to pursue passion-driven STEM careers, coding and robotics theme-based activities, global engineering derbies infused with NGSS problem-solving student-centered challenges, women in leadership coaching/mentoring best practices, redesigning classroom learning spaces with the brain in mind to support the student-centered classroom, and maximizing creativity, communication and collaboration with the Google Suite of learning tools and student choice and voice media projects.

Her 25 years in the educational learning space reflects a passion driven approach to leading and learning as a CUE STEM Educational Specialist, ISTE Faculty Instructional Coach, Google Certified Innovator, Woman in Leadership Coach and Mentor, CS for All Teacher Ambassador, Master LEGO Educator, Makey Makey Ambassador, Book Creator Ambassador and CEO and founder of her own Innovative Educator Consulting company.

Naomi's past leadership positions have include the following: k12 Strategic Education Manager for Wonder Workshop, K12 Education Strategist for Dell EMC, National Intel Senior Trainer, EdTech Director for 26 Wisconsin school districts, and 4/5th grade looping teacher/technology coach in Bangor, Wisconsin.

She has spoken at over 125 National/International conferences, and her most recent keynotes and featured speaker addresses include the locations: *Canada Edtech Leadership Summit - Vancouver - British Columbia, *LEGO Education - Denmark, *FETC - Orlando, FL, *Future Ready Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii, *ISTE - Chicago, Il - *NAF NEXT Washington, D.C. and Detroit, *STEMWorks Honolulu, HI, *Tinker.Code.Make - Beaverton, OR, *CUE Palm Springs, CA, *WI SLATE, *SSLA Saskatoon, Canada - *AVEdTech Summit Palmdale, CA - *Practical Pedagogies in Toulouse, France - *NCTIES in North Carolina - and *SchoolNet South Africa in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein.

Deb Norton

Deb Norton is a former 5th grade classroom teacher and now works in the Oshkosh, WI Area School District where she is a Technology Integration Specialist.  She has earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Technology and is also a Google Certified Educator.


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Velvet Holmes

Velvet Holmes is an Information Technology Literacy Teacher in the Oregon School District for the past 17 years! She is also a Google Certified Educator, a personalized learning coach, Certified Common Sense Educator, and has formed a dynamic "Code Like A Girl" school club.

Stacci Barganz

Stacci has been teaching for 20 years - first as a long-term substitute with Cognitively Disabled students, then as an English Professor at Petrozavodsk State University in Russia, and then as a 6-12 Spanish and Social Studies teacher in Wisconsin public schools. She currently serves as a K-12 Gifted and Talented Coordinator, Google Certified Educator and is a NBCE.

Kristin Sandgren

Kristin is a fifth grade teacher in Fall Creek, Wisconsin. She has been a teacher for 17 years and values how technology can enhance student learning. Her teaching experience includes incorporating SmartBoards, iPads, Chromebooks into her classroom as a Google Certified Educator.

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Vanessa Jones

Vanessa has been teaching for over 20 years. Her current position is an instructional technology design coach at Austin Independent School District and is also a Facilitator. 

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Angie Kalthoff

Angie is a former Tech integration coach from St. Cloud, MN schools. She is currently a Product Manager, Curriculum and Instruction at Capstone. Angie is also a Facilitator a Alpha Squirrel Ambassador and Google Certified Innovator.

Valerie Verhunce

Valarie has been teaching for 20 years. Her current position is within the Hartford Area School districts as the Director of Technology. Val is also a Certified Google Educator and Facilitator. 

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Helen Xiong

Helen has been teaching for over 15 years. her current position is the Director of Digital Expansion at Brookwood, Wisconsin schools. Helen also provides technology support for our own community with community classes and various other resources.

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