Jenna Dawson is currently an Elementary Education Program Specialist with Marion County Public Schools in Ocala, FL. Her duties include curriculum development, providing regular district-wide professional development, integrating instructional technology, supporting enrichment opportunities for gifted learners, and many other special projects. Over the past few years, she has focused on acquiring technical certifications directly related to providing innovative digital curriculum that fosters an environment for hands-on learning. Specifically, Jenna holds the title of being a Microsoft Certified Educator, Google Certified Teacher, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Skype Master Teacher, and NCCE Professional Learning Specialist.
She holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration. She has come to the realization in her educational profession that technology touches almost every part of students’ lives and feels that integrating technology into the classroom is a priority in order to make learning relevant for students in today’s digital age.
Favorite Tech Tools: Nearpod, Microsoft Sway, Microsoft OneNote & Class Notebook, Skype in the Classroom, Coding and LEGO Robotics