Monica Crane is a Digital Learning Specialist (DLS) for Fort Bend ISD in Sugar Land, TX. She began teaching in Fort Bend in 2009 - 3 years teaching 8th Grade Technology Applications and 2 years teaching AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination). Since 2013 Monica has been a Digital Learning Specialist working with secondary campuses around her district. In 2014, she received her Master’s in Education Degree with a focus on Instructional Technology and is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.
Her goals as a DLS are to continuously seek new ways to use technology, to keep the campus focus on how technology can make the learning more engaging, relevant and rigorous for students, and to give teachers support in navigating the vast field of technology applications and devices,
When not at work, Monica loves spending time with her 2 kids! She also has a passion for fostering dogs, and loves volunteering, traveling, cooking, and hanging out with her kids and friends.