Professional Learning Specialist

Monica Crane M.A.Ed.

 

Monica CraneMonica Crane has enjoyed working with her NCCE family as a Professional Learning Specialist and is excited for future opportunities to share her passion for educational technology and learn from fellow educators. Monica is the Professional Registrar at Randle High School in Lamar Consolidated ISD in Richmond, Texas. Prior to that she was a middle and high school CTE teacher and a Digital Learning Specialist (DLS) working with secondary campuses around her district. She began teaching in Fort Bend in 2009 – 3 years teaching 8th Grade Technology Applications and 2 years teaching AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination). 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 teacher 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.