Beth Holland coordinates communications – web sites, social media, and newsletters – for EdTechTeacher as well as instructs at workshops. With over 15 years of educational experience, she brings expertise in mobile learning, K-8 education, and assistive technology to the team. She has presented regionally and nationally, including TEDxMosesBrown, the Global Education Conference, the Massachusetts Assistive Technology Expo, the MassCUE Technology Conference, CECA, Edscape, and the EdTechTeacher iPad Summits. She also blogs regularly for Edutopia and Edudemic.
Beth previously served as the Director of Academic Technology at St. Michael’s Country Day School. While there, she implemented professional development programs for the faculty, designed new projects, taught students in grades 2-8, facilitated the integration of technologies to differentiate instruction, and helped to design their iPad pilot program. Prior to that, Beth worked as a researcher at the Naval War College in the Innovation Lab where she designed knowledge management plans to support blended communication environments and researched the potential to create an online environment to streamline training and education. She has also taught 9th grade English at the Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich, RI, and led adventure learning programs for ActionQuest in the Caribbean and Polynesia. Beth holds an Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation, and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a B.S. in Communications from Northwestern University.
- Short Bio:A former Director of Academic Technology, classroom teacher, and research analyst, Beth leverages her experience with professional development, technology integration, and differentiated instruction to help construct innovative, mobile learning environments.