Mike is currently the Instructional Program Director for the Montana Digital Academy, Montana’s state virtual school. Teaching Elementary and Middle school, technology directing, grant writing, presenting, and now managing instruction at a virtual school has given Mike a wide range of experiences in the educational field. Being able to teach and lead technology integration has brought a great pedagogic balance to Mike’s facilitation/instruction. With degrees from Carroll College (Elementary Education), Boise State University (Educational Technology), and University of Montana (Educational Leadership), Mike is well versed in both content and technology integration. Mike has been honored as an Outstanding Teacher by the Helena Education Foundation, recipient of the ISTE “Making IT Happen” award, and the 2019 recipient of the NCCE Eric Jensen Leadership award. Mike is the NCCE Tech-Savvy Teacher in Residence and blogs regularly at the NCCE blog.
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Tech-Savvy Teacher in Residence