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#EDXEDNYC Networking Gallery

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Tara Cox
Tara Cox
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Sugene Kwon
Sugene Kwon
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Andrew Stephens
Andrew Stephens
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Angela Filarakos
Angela Filarakos
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Aquilla Raiford-Smith
Aquilla Raiford-Smith
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Amanda Richard
Amanda Richard
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Brandon Corley
Brandon Corley
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Amy Sacks
Amy Sacks
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Whitney Hollins
Whitney Hollins
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Hélène Walter
Hélène Walter
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Jennifer L.M. Gunn
Jennifer L.M. Gunn

Jennifer L.M. Gunn spent 10 years in newspaper and magazine publishing before moving to public education. She is a curriculum designer, teaching coach, and educator at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies in New York City. At Hudson, she created Right to Read, a literacy acceleration program for adolescents, as well as the social justice learning programs — The Big Idea Project and We the Change. She is also cofounder of the annual EDxEDNYC Education Conference for teacher-led innovation.

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JP Reynolds
JP Reynolds
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Suzy Fauria
Suzy Fauria
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Sequenza Howes-Williams
Sequenza Howes-Williams
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Kryss Shane
Kryss Shane
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Dr. Kia Turner
Dr. Kia Turner
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Walter Brown
Walter Brown

Assistant Principal of Hudson High School of Learning Technologies. EDxEDNYC Planning Committee

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Mike Brown
Mike Brown
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Brian Palacios
Brian Palacios
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Jennifer Brown
Jennifer Brown
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Anthony Perrotta
Anthony Perrotta
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Amanda Beck
Amanda Beck
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Melissa Stark
Melissa Stark
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Marc Isseks
Marc Isseks
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Katie Gatto
Katie Gatto
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Dr. Jennifer Moore
Dr. Jennifer Moore
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Dr. Samantha Oliver
Dr. Samantha Oliver
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Ashlee Drady
Ashlee Drady
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Heather Meesey
Heather Meesey
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Kristina Daluddung
Kristina Daluddung
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Melda N. Yildiz, Ed.D.
Melda N. Yildiz, Ed.D.

Chair, Instructional Technology New York Institute of Technology @myildiz

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Angelica Cardona
Angelica Cardona

Angelica discovered her inner teacher while working as a corporate lawyer in New York City. She volunteered for a pro-bono assignment with The Constitution Works organization where she served as a mentor and coach for high school students competing in moot court competitions. She saw a MTA subway advertisement for the New York City Teaching Fellows Program and almost two decades later she has served as a classroom teacher in both middle school and high school and team facilitator.

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Shana Morris
Shana Morris

Shana Morris is a full-time high school Spanish teacher in rural Tennessee. She has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Language and International Trade from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a Master’s degree from Virginia Tech in Hispanic Studies, and is currently working toward an Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She has studied abroad at the University of Guanajuato and the University of Xalapa, both in Mexico.

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Dora Treanor
Dora Treanor

Dora Treanor is a Chemistry and Special Education teacher for Frank McCourt High School. Dora works with students in small group settings providing Special Education Teacher Support Services and in Integrated Co - teaching classes for mathematics and science. As a Special Education teacher, she is also developing and writing Individual Educational Plans for students in their senior years. Teaching in integrated classrooms provides an opportunity to approach all learners.

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Emily Holder
Emily Holder

Emily Holder is a Physical Education and Dance teacher for Frank McCourt High School. She volunteers for and supervises her students in an internship for a therapeutic horseback riding program where they assist with lessons for autistic and disabled riders. Before working for the DOE, Emily taught dance and an active learning literacy program to schools throughout New York City.

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Jennifer Stringer
Jennifer Stringer

Jennifer Stringer is a former classroom teacher, educational technology leader, and currently shares her work through professional development sessions for educators. She holds a Master's Degree in Educational Technology and Leadership and has presented at conferences like ISTE, TCEA, and NYSAIS. In 2012, she was nominated as a TCEA Educator of the Year and for the Kay L Bitter award for Excellence in Technology in Early Childhood.

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Robert Andruskiewicz
Robert Andruskiewicz

Robert Andruskiewicz has proudly served a New York City mathematics teacher for more than a decade. He has been a member of Math for America throughout his career, starting his career by being awarded a teaching fellowship and later as a Master Teacher. Robert currently focuses his efforts on creating and sustaining positive learning environments and make sure curriculum is available to students of all levels of ability.

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Lisa Nielsen
Lisa Nielsen
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Jason Levy
Jason Levy
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Melvin Peralta
Melvin Peralta

Melvin's first teaching experience was as a TA for a legal research and writing course in law school. But being an attorney wasn't challenging enough, so now he teaches math at Louis Pasteur Middle School in Little Neck, Queens. His experience as an attorney and now a teacher has taught him that learning and knowledge can serve as catalysts to social change. Melvin is a Math for America Fellow and alumnus of the Park City Mathematics Institute.

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Lisa Luton
Lisa Luton

Lisa is an English teacher in Tennessee where she leads classrooms of diverse learners grades 9-12 to reach their full writing potential. She earned her B.S. degree in education from Austin Peay State University in 2009 and went on to earn her M.F.A. in creative writing from Murray State University in 2013.

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Dr. Amy Fox
Dr. Amy Fox

Dr. Amy Fox teaches computer science and computer applications at Valhalla High School (VHS) in New York, and is a district Technology Integration Liaison. She is currently founder and president of the Computer Science Teachers' Association (CSTA) Lower Hudson Valley chapter and is an adjunct professor of computer science at Westchester Community College.

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JoJo Farrell
JoJo Farrell

JoJo Farrell has spent the last 10 years working for the NYC public schools. He’s currently the Deputy Director of Digital Engagement for the NYC DOE where he supports teachers using technology to increase student achievement and teacher effectiveness. JoJo launched a new the SPOC Squad program in 2016. SPOC Squads are cohorts of SPOCs (Technology Single Points of Contact) who collaborate onsite at schools to solve a problem or accomplish a group task to be shared with the community of over 1,00

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Sophia James
Sophia James

Title: Collaborative Leader in Early Childhood Education Education: Unplugged Twitter Handle: @_SophistiKated_ , @Ed_Unplugged

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Andrew Woodbridge
Andrew Woodbridge

Andrew Woodbridge has been a New York City Engineering and Computer Science Educator for the past 14 years. He has been recognized as a leader in project based learning by the National Academy Foundation, and YPLAN. His students have recently completed large scale work based learning projects with the Noguchi Museum (designing a ticketing and group sales database), the High Line (managing the irrigation and geolocation data), and Forest Park Trust (developing Android Apps for Forrest Park).

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Laura Winnick
Laura Winnick

Urban Assembly Maker Academy

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Sean Arnold
Sean Arnold

Sean and Sarai have collectively worked over 30 years with special needs students. They are committed to reaching all students through innovating technology and practices. They want to share their experiences and expertise at making learning accessible, inventive, and playful.They have a number of educational and technology achievements between them including the NYCDOE Excellence in School Technology Award.

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Sarai Bakal
Sarai Bakal

Sean and Sarai have collectively worked over 30 years with special needs students. They are committed to reaching all students through innovating technology and practices. They want to share their experiences and expertise at making learning accessible, inventive, and playful.They have a number of educational and technology achievements between them including the NYCDOE Excellence in School Technology Award.

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Dr. Samantha Bazzell-Oliver
Dr. Samantha Bazzell-Oliver

Dr. Samantha Bazzell-Oliver is a School Improvement Coach in Atlanta, Ga. She has been in public education for the last 16 years. She started her career as an English Language Arts teacher and has obtained many other roles as her career progressed. Dr. Bazzell-Oliver is married and has one daughter. Her hobbies include reading, writing, shopping, spending time with family and anything technology related.

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Jennifer Moore
Jennifer Moore

Dr. Jennifer Moore embraces her nerdiness. She loves learning, mostly experientially, but also through books and more books. Building relationships with people, both in the U.S. and abroad, to better understand their experiences, is very important to her. Through her different roles as teacher, principal, consultant and coach, she has developed a strong appreciation of both the macrosystems and microsystems of education.

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Frances Amato
Frances Amato

Frances Amato is a STEM teacher and technology liaison at P. S. 37R. This is a District 75 school that is located on Staten Island, New York. She works with students with cognitive delays in an alternate assessment program. Frances created a successful STEM program within her school six years ago. In this program, she teaches her students coding, circuits, programming robots, digital literacy and more. Frances has been an educator for sixteen years and is a Doctoral Candidate that will shortly b

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Bryan Glover
Bryan Glover

I am a native Floridian who moved to NYC to pursue a career in education. I taught Biological and middle grades Sciences for about 10 years in East Harlem before I transitioned to leadership. During this time, I began a personal learning journey into Making and Robotics that still permeates both my personal and professional life.

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Denis Kogan
Denis Kogan

"Denis Kogan has been providing game-based learning workshops to teachers across New York City for the past 4 years, focusing on students with disabilities. To date, over 100 teachers have participated in learning about implementing game-playing in the classroom and have created their own games to use with students.

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Skye Shirley
Skye Shirley

Title: Latin Teacher School: Brookline High School in Brookline, Massachusetts Twitter: SkyeAlta713

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Erin Spergel
Erin Spergel

Showcase Schools

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Christine Buffolino
Christine Buffolino

Satellite Academy.

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Zach Millington
Zach Millington

Showcase Schools

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Joe Ferraro
Joe Ferraro

Joe Ferraro brings a of-a-kind blend of experience. 19 years teaching experience paired with having interviewed some of the best leaders in the world, makes Joe uniquely qualified to share rare insight in order to help you grow your business, your event, or yourself.

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Angel I. Hawkins
Angel I. Hawkins

Angel I. Hawkins has been teaching middle school ELA for the past 3 years in the New York City Department of Education public school system, in both general education and ICT settings. She aspires to instill competent literacy skills in her students and hopes to share her love of reading and writing with them as well. She continually seeks innovative and engaging tools to incorporate in the classroom as increase in technology demands.

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Jackie Patanio
Jackie Patanio

Jackie Patanio is a Instructional Lead for Instructional Technology in the NYCDOE working at the Staten Island Field Support Center. Currently she works on a District 31 FSC team & Superintendent providing professional learning opportunities across content with the Teaching & Learning team, with a focus on Education Technology, STEM & Impact Teams.

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Mike Brown
Mike Brown

Mike Brown is a native of New Jersey. He earned his BA in Psychology from Hampton University. Upon graduating, he entered into the field of education spending the next 15 years fighting for high quality education for students of color. Mike taught middle school in Virginia before joining KIPP Academy in Massachusetts as a teacher, Director of Multicultural and Community Affairs, and Assistant Principal. He earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Boston College.

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Jodi Friedman
Jodi Friedman

From New Orleans to New York, I bring my experiences and love for public education to my school leadership. With over 13 years in a NYC DOE Title 1 school, I have seen first hand that school transformation is possible. From a failing "F-rated" school to a Showcase and top-performing school, I have seen what a team of educators who are passionate about addressing the systemic issues in our schools can do!

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Khenpo Karma Tenkyong
Khenpo Karma Tenkyong

Khenpo Karma Tenkyong was sent to KTD in July 2014 by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa where he currently serves as a resident teacher and President. A native of Nepal, Khenpo Tenkyong became a monk at a young age and later undertook an eleven-year course of Buddhist studies at Karma Shri Nalanda Institute at Rumtek Monastery, earning a Shastri (B.A.), Acharya (M.A.) and Master’s Degree in Buddha’s Teaching in the Sutra Tradition. Khenpo Tenkyong has extensive experience teaching religious history.

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Lamar Long-Timmons
Lamar Long-Timmons

Lamar is an English Teacher and Special Education Teacher who has been teaching for 5 years. He is passionate about teacher development, English, literacy and creating opportunities for students in low socio-economic status environments that promote growth. Lamar is a member of the Hudson High School of Learning Technologies Team!

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Jessica Gardner
Jessica Gardner

Jessica has been a special educator in NYC for 10 years, focusing on working for, and with, students with moderate and severe disabilities in New York City. Her primary interest is improving the meaningful integration of technology into curriculum, and she has presented on this topic across the US. When she's not teaching, she loves building her own tech gadgets, and running through BK!

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Mary Clancy
Mary Clancy

Mary Clancy is the Division Head of Cooke Academy, a school for students with moderate and severe disabilities in New York City. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University. She enjoys yoga and trying to get her 1 year old daughter to smile.

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Jerelle Hendon
Jerelle Hendon

Jerelle Hendon is 5x award-winning educator and freelance writer. Mr. Hendon earned his Educational Specialist degree in Biology Curriculum & Instruction and his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Mr. Hendon is a National SSS Trainer for the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and is a radio personality with the Joe Lockett Show that airs on Superstation 101.1 WYDE FM in metro-Birmingham.

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Shana Morris
Shana Morris

Shana is a full-time high school Spanish teacher in rural Tennessee. She has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Language and International Trade from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a Master’s degree from Virginia Tech in Hispanic Studies, and is currently working toward an Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She has studied abroad at the University of Guanajuato and the University of Xalapa, both in Mexico. Her research interests include Dynamic Assessment.

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Barnaby Spring
Barnaby Spring

As a beginning teacher in the NYCDOE in 1997 Barnaby was introduced to and began applying secular, non-sectarian mindfulness practices to support own professional practice while teaching students in the women’s facility at Rikers Island. Successful outcomes and discoveries compelled him to dedicate himself to understanding the ways in which yoga and mindfulness programs might help students in the NYCDOE to help themselves in ways that support their social, emotional and academic learning.

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Clemencia Acevedo
Clemencia Acevedo

Clemencia Acevedo is a NYC Public Middle School teacher. Interested in effective teaching, digital literacy and historical research. Recipient of New York City Department of Education Excellence in School Technology Award 2017, Digital Literacies Collaborative iHero Award 2016 and THE EDTECH DIGEST AWARDS 20018 Finalist- School Leader and FordhamGSE TRIP Grant (Teachers Residency School Program) 2012.

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Dr. Robert Elwell
Dr. Robert Elwell

Dr. Elwell is a seasoned education technology leader with experience managing successful large scale curriculum management and instructional portal enterprise project implementations at school, district and state department level. Dr. Elwell’s work has also focused on instructional design skills that produce innovative virtual and blended course design, align digital content assets to standards, embed instructional practice and target student performance outcomes.

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Leia Petty
Leia Petty

Guidance Counselor at Hudson HSLT

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Phil Linder
Phil Linder

Social Studies teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Douglas W. Green, EdD
Douglas W. Green, EdD

My blog is DrDougGreen.Com where I provide free resources for busy educators and parents. DrDougGreen.Com

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Franklin Santana
Franklin Santana

Franklin Santana, ELL Coordinator at Hudson. MA in TESOL, Bilingual, & Linguistic Education. 15 years of teaching experience in NYC.

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Rosa Bellu
Rosa Bellu

Special Education teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Sari Rosenberg
Sari Rosenberg

I have been teaching at the High School for Environmental Studies in New York City for the past fifteen years. Aside from acting as an advisor for the Feminist Club and teaching United States History, I am on a team of educators developing the updated New York City social studies curriculum. I'm also a frequent teacher reviewer and advisor for the New-York Historical Society's exhibit curriculum. I appeared in a 2016 UFT television advertisement celebrating public schools and I've been interview

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Inez Santiago
Inez Santiago

Family Worker at BREC Campus

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Marques Donovan
Marques Donovan

Technology Specialist at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Roseanne Golding
Roseanne Golding

Social Studies teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Wilson Ortiz
Wilson Ortiz

Senior Technology Specialist at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Emanuel Blackett
Emanuel Blackett

Social Worker at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Adam Markowitz
Adam Markowitz

English teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Tom Rodney
Tom Rodney

Math Teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies.

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Courtney Lombardi
Courtney Lombardi

School Psychologist at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Rob Hemstreet
Rob Hemstreet

Mr. Hemstreet has always been a teacher at heart, but started his professional life working in the technology industry. When he decided to become a teacher, he attended St. John's University and received his Masters Degree in Education, with certifications in Math and Special Education. For the past seven years, he has been teaching 6th grade math at MS 337 in the Bronx. For the past four years, Mr Hemstreet has also been bringing his interest in technology and computers into the classroom.

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Armando Ortiz
Armando Ortiz

Physical Education teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Vivett Dukes
Vivett Dukes

Vivett Dukes (nèe Hemans) is in her eighth year as a middle and high school English Language Arts teacher. For her first four years in the DOE, she taught in an all-male, all minority, urban public school in Southside Jamaica, Queens erected for the express purpose of counteracting the pervasive school-to-prison pipeline that disproportionately impacts Black and Brown boys. Currently, she is teaching in a College Board middle and high school also in Jamaica, Queens...

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Whitney Hollins
Whitney Hollins

Whitney Hollins is a special education teacher. She has experience working with students who have been classified as learning disabled, intellectually disabled, emotionally/behaviorally disabled and speech/language impaired. Hollins is also an adjunct instructor in the special education department at Hunter College, where she instructs graduate-level students. She is pursuing a doctorate in the Urban Education program at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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Dr. Byron McClure
Dr. Byron McClure

Dr. Byron McClure is a National Certified School Psychologist. He received his B.S in Psychology from Hampton University and he received his Specialist in School Psychology (S.S.P) degree from Abilene Christian University. Dr. McClure is a recent graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His doctoral dissertation was an investigation of CASEL SELect programs with minority students from high-poverty communities.

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A. Marisa Harris
A. Marisa Harris

Marisa began as a New York City Fellow and has been teaching for 14 years. She’s worked with students here in the city, in the state of Georgia, in Japan and South Africa. She is an ardent believer in the transformative power of a good education, and is looking forward to presenting for the second consecutive year at EDxEDNYC.

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Jennifer Shanks
Jennifer Shanks

Jennifer Shanks is the Instructional Technology Director at the SI Field Support Center in the NYC DOE. She is engaging in technology resources and utilizing them to support the district. Jennifer graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor and Masters degree, while working for the Vice Provost of the SI Campus. She implemented college readiness and technology programs into partnership schools during that time.

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Laura Marcos
Laura Marcos

Laura Marcos is a leading voice in radiant well being, emotional intelligence, leadership and mindfulness. With 17 years of corporate & education experience, she has inspired thousands of inner city students as a School Counselor, Motivational Speaker & Curriculum Creator for teens, parents, & teachers. From workshops to retreats, her work focuses on empowering others to live with authenticity and intention for a mutually abundant world.

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Angelica Cardona
Angelica Cardona

Angelica discovered her inner teacher while working as a corporate lawyer in New York City. She volunteered for a pro-bono assignment with The Constitution Works organization where she served as a mentor and coach for high school students competing in moot court competitions. Soon thereafter she saw a MTA subway advertisement for the New York City Teaching Fellows Program and almost two decades later she has served as a classroom teacher in both middle school and high school...

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Nakita VanBiene
Nakita VanBiene

Nakita is an Earth Science teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies.

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Mike Kleba
Mike Kleba

Mike Kleba has served as a secondary level English Teacher and Theatre Director for 20 years. He possesses a strong entrepreneurial spirit and has recently been active in combining this interest with his passion for teaching and learning. He serves currently as a member of the Leadership Team for the NY EdTech Meetup and as a member of the Advisory Board for SXSWedu in Austin, Texas.

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Jim Lerman
Jim Lerman

Jim Lerman's career has been devoted to social justice and enhanced life trajectories for low-income, urban students and the educators who work with them. Currently a retired JHS English Teacher, professional development and school improvement programs Jim has led have won numerous awards. Much of his recent work has involved STEM, mentoring, internships, and project management. Jim has led the startup of 4 new public schools and 3 nonprofits, served on the boards of 10 organizations.

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Eileen Marks
Eileen Marks

Eileen worked for many years as an actress and teaching artist prior to becoming a New York City Teaching Fellow. She spent several years teaching both general education and students with disabilities with the intent of working toward closing the literacy achievement gap in New York City middle schools. In addition to teaching, Eileen took on many leadership roles in schools such as grade team leader and new teacher mentor.

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Jim Coffey
Jim Coffey
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Andy Mink
Andy Mink

Andy Mink is the Vice President for Education Programs at the National Humanities Center. Previously he served as the executive director of LEARN NC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after working as director of outreach and education for the Virginia Center for Digital History and then the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. With all these organizations, he has designed and led professional development programs for K–12 and university educators.

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Skye Shirley
Skye Shirley
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Joshua Gottesmann
Joshua Gottesmann

Joshua Gottesmann is a tenth-year New York City Teaching Fellow, teaching special education at 751M in the Lower East Side section of Manhattan. Gottesmann grew up in Brooklyn and completed his schooling through the New York City public school system. Gottesmann joined the New York City Teaching Fellows program shortly after graduating from Baruch College where he earned a B.A. in history and earned his M.S. in education from Pace University through the NYCTF program.

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Marla Sole
Marla Sole

We work together at Guttman Community College to teach an integrated curriculum. Our roles are: Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Associate Professor of English, Assistant Professor of Business, Career Strategist, Student Engagement, Assistant Professor of English...

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John Whalen
John Whalen

John Whalen is the Restorative Practices (RP) Coordinator with the Binghamton City School District. He wrote the RP pilot program that introduced the district to the philosophy of Restorative Practices in 2015. Before that, he was a classroom teacher in the district for over 15 years, spending 12 of them teaching 6th grade mathematics at East Middle School. He is a graduate of SUNY Geneseo, University of New England, and Binghamton University.

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Cristina Rade
Cristina Rade

Cristina Rade is a biologist and high school science teacher at Frank McCourt High School on the Upper West Side. She is also a Math for America fellow, school liason for NYC’s Mastery Collaborative, and a coordinator for a partnership with the American Museum of Natural History so that students can take courses and work as interns at the museum. She has taught several courses at FMHS such as Human Anatomy, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, an integrated science and math course that infuses Living

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Kate Hickey
Kate Hickey

Kate Hickey is a Social Studies teacher at Frank McCourt High School in Manhattan. She was selected as a NYC Model Teacher in 2012 and has been recognized by the Center for Supportive Schools for her work as an advisor to FMHS' Peer Group Connection program. In addition to co-teaching Humanities 10 for the past six years and serving as Yearbook Advisor, she has taught two interdisciplinary courses with colleagues from the FMHS Math department: Politics & Polling, and Financial Math & Economics.

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Liz Sacco
Liz Sacco

Liz Sacco is a retired French and Spanish teacher from Utica, New York where she served as curriculum supervisor and was awarded "Teacher of the Year." She has worked as an ESL teacher in a correctional facility, adjunct professor at a local community college, a court and medical interpreter, student teacher supervisor for SUNY Cortland and Oneonta and AP Spanish Language and Culture Reader.

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Rob Hemstreet
Rob Hemstreet

Rob Hemstreet has always been a teacher at heart, but started his professional life working in the technology industry. When he decided to become a teacher at a school, he attended St. John's University and received his Masters Degree in Education, with certifications in Math and Special Education. For the past seven years, he has been teaching 6th grade math at MS 337 in the Bronx. For the past five years, Mr. Hemstreet has also been bringing his interest in technology and computers.l

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Erna Hernandez
Erna Hernandez

Erna Hernandez has been working as a special education teacher in NYC for students with special needs for 15 years. She is currently teaching Technology to students with Autism and is the School Technology Coordinator. She is a strong proponent of using technology tools as a means to help her student not only build on academic skills but to improve upon creativity, social and communication skills.

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Jennifer Foxe
Jennifer Foxe

Jennifer Foxe is a K-5 technology teacher at p255Q, a District 75 school for students with autism. A believer in lifelong learning, she has achieved certifications from Microsoft, Apple and Google among others through the NYC School Tech Partnership program. She is enthusiastic about evening the playing field for her students through the use of technology as an accessible educational tool.

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Yunseon (Esther) Kim
Yunseon (Esther) Kim

I first started teaching 11 years ago as an NYC Teaching fellow. Since then, I've had the opportunity to teach many wonderful, diverse students in bilingual Spanish, Korean, and ICT classes at Francis Lewis High School. Part of the reason why I elected to do this presentation was because I wanted to bring awareness to the unique challenges that both teachers and students face in multicultural, urban schools.

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Alexander Lord
Alexander Lord

Alex is a Math for America fellow who is currently conducting independent research regarding cultural impact on mathematical teaching and learning.

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Robert Niewiadomski
Robert Niewiadomski

Robert Niewiadomski is an ENL teacher at the Manhattan Business Academy and a doctoral student (CUNY). Robert graduated from Columbia University and Fordham University with degrees in Philosophy and Education (TESOL), respectively. His areas of interest include translanguaging in linguistically diverse classrooms, critical thinking in secondary education, multiple literacies as social practices, and educational implications of emerging technologies. Robert is an alumnus of Teach for America.

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Joe Ferraro
Joe Ferraro

Joe Ferraro brings a of-a-kind blend of experience. 19 years teaching experience paired with having interviewed some of the best leaders in the world, makes Joe uniquely qualified to share rare insight in order to help you grow your business, your event, or yourself.

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Melda N. Yildiz
Melda N. Yildiz

Melda N. Yildiz is a global scholar, teacher educator, instructional designer, and author. Yildiz teaches in the School for Interdisciplinary Studies and Education at NYIT. Melda served as a Fulbright Scholar in Turkmenistan (2009) and Azerbaijan (2016) teaching and conducting research integrating media education in P16 classrooms. Yildiz co-authored, published, and presented on topics including media and information literacy, instructional technology, multicultural and global Education.

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Martha St. Jean
Martha St. Jean
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Daya Alderfer
Daya Alderfer
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Jesse Colantuono
Jesse Colantuono
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Curtis Smith
Curtis Smith
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Bernard Addo
Bernard Addo
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Thomas Mcbryde, Jr.
Thomas Mcbryde, Jr.
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Vivett Dukes
Vivett Dukes
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Dr. Denver J Fowler
Dr. Denver J Fowler
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Stephanie Arnell
Stephanie Arnell
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Tashana Samuel
Tashana Samuel
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Marla Sole
Marla Sole
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Joy Nolan
Joy Nolan
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Jose Perez
Jose Perez
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Justine Jackson
Justine Jackson
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Christina Roberts
Christina Roberts
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Athena Fliakos
Athena Fliakos
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Rob Hemstreet
Rob Hemstreet
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Laura Ogando
Laura Ogando
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Samantha Black
Samantha Black
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Phil Linder
Phil Linder
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Alexander Lord
Alexander Lord
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Barnaby Spring
Barnaby Spring
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Joe Ferraro
Joe Ferraro
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Irene Yannascoli
Irene Yannascoli
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Nancy Logozzo
Nancy Logozzo

Principal & Founder of Hudson High School of Learning Technologies

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Tim Comer
Tim Comer

Science Teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies. EDxEDNYC Planning Committee

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Gina Angelillo
Gina Angelillo

Restorative Justice Coordinator at IS 126Q and EDxEDNYC Committee Member

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Mike Ponella
Mike Ponella

English Teacher at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies. EDxEDNYC Planning Committee

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Vince Jorelemon
Vince Jorelemon

Teacher, Frank McCourt High School and EDxEDNYC Planning Committee

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