Dan Morris – Executive Director and Director of Professional Development – Dan has created and delivered online classes through the National School Boards Association Online Learning Center and has been an online facilitator and trainer for a number International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Institutes and staff development projects working with K-12 administrators and teachers. He is also a National Senior Trainer and staff developer for the Intel Teach program, an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver and has created and delivered a class called “Educational Leadership in a Digital Age,” which is part of the university’s graduate outreach program for professional educators.
He most recently served for two years as the director of Educational Technology and Innovation for the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) and was responsible for assisting and supporting staff in effective use of 21st Century tools and collaboration strategies. He assisted CDE in identifying professional development strategies for the implementation of the next generation of content, standards, curriculum, instruction and assessment. Dan received his B.A. and M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Colorado. To contact Dan, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Teresa Yohon – Dr. Teresa Yohon is a former assistant professor in the School of Education at Colorado State University (CSU). While at CSU, Teresa developed the Educational Technology course for pre-service teachers and supported School of Education faculty in learning technology integration skills. Additionally Teresa has conducted assessment surveys on technology needs, technology impact surveys, and an repeated measure design survey on technology adoption among higher education faculty. Dr. Yohon’s research has focused on technology use in education. She has provided multiple workshops and sessions on educational technology, including online course development, using blogs in education, developing electronic portfolios, building web quests, and effectively using the Internet, at the state, national, and international levels.
Teresa has served as the Educational and Instructional Technology Specialist at the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), working on Colorado standards implementation and supporting the development of a state-wide technology infrastructure to support teaching and learning. Most recently Teresa worked with CDE as the – Information Specialist – Vision 20/20, assisting in coordinating technology efforts at CDE in support of Colorado’s Race to the Top grant. Teresa also worked at CDE creating and maintaining a resource bank which acts as a one-stop shop for administers, educators, parents and students to access instructional tools, curriculum, assessments, evaluations, rubrics and more. Teresa is now working with eNetLearning to develop and deliver standards aligned content and staff development courses and programs. To contact Teresa, please email her at email@example.com.
Carolyn Gardner – Senior/Master Facilitator and Trainer- Online Learning Manager – Carolyn Gardner has taught all levels of students from Kindergarten to seniors. For 22 years, she was a 3rd grade teacher and then became a District Technology Director for the following eight years. During those eight years, her most rewarding experience was working with the high school students who loved working with various types of technology. Carolyn received her degree from University of Northern Colorado in Aurally Handicapped, with a Minor in High School Mathematics. She also received additional endorsements in Technology, Science and Elementary Education.
Carolyn serves as our Senior Trainer and also a Senior/Master Facilitator of the Essentials and other professional development courses for eNetLearning. She is our teacher of record with Adams State University. Carolyn is a Senior/Master Trainer/Facilitator for Intel Teach as well as an Intel Engage Community Mentor and has taught many sessions of Essentials and Thinking with Technology courses. She also serves as an independent consultant at local rural schools and at an area BOCES with various trainings such as Infinite Campus, Power School and some Microsoft Office courses. She continues to be a grant reviewer for Colorado Department of Education and continues to serve on various committees of ISTE, ASCD, TIE, and TLF. Carolyn also served on the committee that developed the National Technology Standards. To contact Carolyn, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Brown – Facilitator and Trainer, Online Accounts and Help Desk Manager – Jane Brown earned a Bachelor of Science in Math with a minor in Science from Ohio University in 1967. She earned her Masters in Computers in Education from Lesley College in 1993. Jane taught K-12 Math, Science, and Technology courses in Ohio, Texas, California, and Colorado for 11+ years. She taught pre-service and post-service teachers, faculty members, and students at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) for approximately 12 years. Through her work with various projects (Teachers Network, Connecting Teachers, Widening Our World, and MarcoPolo) during her University employment, Jane helped hundreds of teachers gain hardware and training to infuse technology into their teaching. Currently, Jane is the Community Manager for Thinkfinty.org and works with to advance professional development availability. Jane continues teaching through her business: Brown’s Educational Services and Training. She and her family live in Colorado Springs. To contact Jane, please email her at email@example.com.
Karen Ortiz – Content Manager – Karen has been involved in educational technology for over 25 years in public and private schools. As a special education and elementary/middle school teacher, Karen’s career included membership on Colorado’s regional Augmentative/Alternative Communications Team and the Montrose County School District Educational Technology Steering Committee. Karen is a member of the Innovative Educator Grants Committee, an offshoot of InnEdCo, an organization she’s proudly served many years. In 2010, Karen was Regional Program Chair for the International Society of Technology in Education Conference, a highlight of her career. She received her BA from UCLA and her MA from the University of Denver. To contact Karen, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nancy Vaughan – Website Project Lead – Nancy has experience in writing, editing, and compiling documents using different technologies from NBI to PCs employing the use of various software applications. She has been a part of the eNetColorado team since 2010. To contact Nancy, please email her at email@example.com.
Will Yohon – Project Manager – Will Yohon is a CSU graduate in Political Science with a minor in Media Studies/Communications. For the last year he was an intern for Senator Mark Udall’s constituent services office located in Greeley; during which time he was given two Certificates of Special Congressional Recognition for his service. He also has 4-5 years of experience within the IT field from 2004-2008. Currently, Will is working with Centennial BOCES and eNetColordo in shared format. To contact Will, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.