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Create a Collaborative & Engaging Classroom with Microsoft Teams

Friday, March 6 2:15 pm–3:05 pm
TCC - Yakima 1

Are you searching for a way to efficiently deliver content to your students at school and beyond the classroom walls? Do you want your students to be able to tap into their social-emotional learning by providing a safe digital space for them to communicate and collaborate with their peers and their teacher? Do you want to stop lugging papers and binders home and instead review student work from any device, anywhere you have internet connection? Then take your teaching to the next level by integrating Microsoft Teams into your classroom! Microsoft Teams can be accessed from anywhere online as your dashboard for managing all of your classes. Organize, create and grade assignments, and provide collaboration opportunities and feedback to students in new and innovative ways. Learn about the latest updates to Teams, and discover the power of this amazing, collaborative tool!

Type: 50-minute Session
Focus Area: 1:1, Assessment, Coaching, CTE, Digital Citizenship, Emerging Trends, Microsoft, Mobile Devices, Online/Blended Learning, Professional Development, Robotics, Special Ed, STEM/STEAM, Teacher Librarian
Skill Level: All levels
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Presented by

Lisa Bray Lisa Bray, West Ada School District

Lisa Bray is a Regional Digital Integration Specialist for the West Ada School District in Meridian, Idaho. She works with teachers and administrators to support the implementation of technology in K-12 schools systematically to further building and district instructional goals. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Business Management; a Master of Education and is pursuing an Education Specialist degree. Lisa is a Microsoft Fellow, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer, MIEE Fellow and a Professional Learning Specialist for NCCE. She has presented with her team at several educational conferences, including IETA, NCCE, FETC, and ISTE.


Geri Gillespy Geri Gillespy, West Ada School District

Geri Gillespy is the Administrator of Digital Integration in the West Ada School District, currently the largest district in Idaho and one of the 100 largest districts in the nation. Her Digital Integration team supports the implementation, training, and evaluation of technology integration, K-12. Geri has been in education for over 20 years as a Teacher, Academic Coach, Vice-Principal, Principal, and District Administrator. She is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Fellow and trainer, as well as an NCCE Professional Learning Specialist. Geri was awarded the NCCE ISTE Make it Happen award for Leadership in Educational Technology in 2018.


Aaron Hubler Aaron Hubler, West Ada School District

I am currently a Digital Integration Specialist supporting schools in the south region of West Ada School District. I have over 20 years of teaching experience at the middle school level. I earned both my Bachelor of Science in Biology degree and my Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA.


Jennifer Marshall Jennifer Marshall, West Ada School District / NCCE

Jennifer Marshall is a Regional Digital Integration Specialist for the West Ada School District and a Professional Learning Specialist for NCCE. Jennifer has over 14 years of experience as an elementary teacher, instructional coach, digital integration specialist, and professional development trainer. Jen works with her team to support administrators and educators with the systematic implementation of technology to increase workflow efficiency, collaboration, and student learning outcomes. Jen is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer, and a Minecraft Mentor. Jen has presented at several educational conferences, including IETA, NCCE, and ISTE.