Dr. Anthony Newbold, a 20-year veteran in education, is an educator striving to improve outcomes for all children. The trajectory of his life changed forever when an educator uttered the words, “there’s nothing I can do for that kid now,” to him about a student he was mentoring. He knew then that it was up to him to make a difference in the lives of young people.
4th Generation Principal
Darren has been serving students from diverse backgrounds since August of 2011. Darren has enjoyed serving in multiple educational leadership roles at the K-12 and collegiate levels. In his current role, he has been highly involved with technology integration efforts as a Technology Assistant Principal at a Microsoft Showcase School. Darren has led personalized learning efforts and launched 1:1 device initiatives. In addition, Darren facilitates the technology integration processes between teacher and student within Office 365 environments.
Jennifer LaGarde is a lifelong teacher and learner with over 20 years in public education. Her educational passions include leveraging technology to help students develop authentic reading lives, meeting the unique needs of students living in poverty and helping learners (of all ages) discern fact from fiction in the information they consume. A huge fan of YA Literature, Jennifer currently lives, works, reads and drinks lots of coffee in Olympia, Washington.
Classroom Arts and Media Educator
A frontline classroom arts and media educator. A professional development leader. An author and frequent conference presenter. Joe Dockery makes sure his students work on real world projects through partnerships he's developed with local businesses and organizations throughout the Snoqualmie Valley in Washington state. He's an Adobe Education Leader and has inspired educators coast to coast as they integrate technology tools and resources into the arts and media curriculum. He's received the Washington State Golden Apple Award, Radio Shack's Technology Teacher of the Year Award, both the "Best of the Best' and "Making IT Happen" awards from ISTE, and the Adobe Education Leader "Impact" Award.
Tyler Rablin is a current instructional coach and National Board certified high school language arts teacher in Sunnyside School District in Sunnyside, WA. On the side, he is a consultant with Shifting Schools, contributing writer for Edutopia, and a Google for Education certified trainer. His educational passion is focused on the ways that meaningful technology integration, modernized assessment strategies, and strong cultures of learning can allow us to provide meaningful, powerful, and personal learning experiences for each of our students. In his personal life, he enjoys reading, running, and spending time hiking and camping with his wife and two dogs
Featuring: Joe Sanfelippo
Superintendent of the Fall Creek School District in Fall Creek, WI