Professional Learning Specialists
Since 2007, Megan Lipinczyk has been teaching in Hillsborough County Public Schools. Her classroom is a 1:1 digital environment embedded with 21st century skills. She believes in using technology in the classroom to enhance instruction, not replace it. Megan is passionate about empowering her students to take control of their own learning. She is a Microsoft Certified Educator, a MIE Expert, a Skype Master Teacher, and was voted as 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year at Turner/Bartels K-8, a Microsoft Showcase School. In January 2017, she was featured on Microsoft Education's MIE Spotlight Blog discussing student empowerment and collaboration through OneNote. Her students are featured on their class YouTube channel, Lipinczyk's Leaders, teaching OneNote tips and tricks. She has conducted numerous technology trainings to educators in Hillsborough County. Megan also delivered the presentation, "Bringing Inquiry Learning to the 21st Century Classroom" in Portland, Oregon at the 2017 NCCE Conference. She holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Kentucky and M. Ed. in Educational Leadership from National Louis University.