Keynotes And Presentations

Looking for a keynote speech or a presentation I’ve done recently?  Look no further!


Coyotes, Calamities, and the Classroom

For almost 50 years, America’s youth began their weekend with Saturday morning cartoons. These animated adventures were a mainstay in the weekend landscape. Years later, one cartoon still sticks out far its quick-looted desert hero; and, the ever-scheming, ever-failing carnivorous adversary. The show and its unbreakable set of nine rules are the basis for a conversation about how technology is used in education, today.

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Idea Talk – 2016

The Idea Talk from 2016 is a look at the changing face of education and what teachers need to do in order to keep up.


ISTE 2017

The Road to 100 – As a leader, you know how important effective professional development is to harness the power of technology to transform learning experiences. Google Certifications can ensure that your teachers are getting the most out of G Suite for education. Mike and his team led their district to become the first ever to get 100% of its teachers certified. Come learn about how they made this happen and the benefits they’ve seen as a result.

Measuring the Impact of Chromebooks (1:1) –  Three years ago, Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools made the decision to go all in with the G Suite for Education and Chromebooks.  The transformation was profound and far-reaching. Learn about how the district is measuring the impact that decision had on teachers, parents, and students.

EdTech Summit / NEOTIE / Various Others

Kick A** Chrome Extensions – Chrome and the G Suite for Education can be a powerful combination.  These Chrome extensions help enhance the abilities of this already incredible suite of tools.


The Digital Skillscast – Ep 44  – This was a fantastic conversation we had with Nate Riggs about how we achieved the 100% Google Level 1 Educator certification with our teachers.  Here from our Superintendent, Tech Integrationist, and myself on the how and more importantly, the why of this initiative. 

Case Studies

GoGuardian –  The team at GoGuardian did a case study on the district I work at.  It highlights how we use their software to keep our students safe online.