Professional Learning Specialist
Grand Blanc, MI
Todd Beard has been an educator since 2001 working with students in kindergarten through adulthood. Graduating with a focus in education, math, and language arts, he is an educator passionate about technology in learning. While teaching K-12th grade technology at the International Academy of Flint, Todd also led education policy initiatives, developed curriculum, coached multiple robotics teams, and organized STEM camps. His learning environment, students, and pedagogy has been featured on PBS News Hour, the Discovery Channel, NBC’s Education Nation, and at conferences across the United States. As a Teach to Lead Ambassador, PBS LearningMedia Innovative Educator, Michigan Educator Voice Fellow, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, award winning curriculum designer, speaker, trainer, presenter, and Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow, he has led his field in promoting innovative educational practices with educators and students.