I am a French and Spanish Teacher, and designed the course STEAM" "What’s nExT? in Emerging Technology." I am an Attorney and have a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology. I am President of the Teacher Education Network and Communications Chair for the Mobile Learning Network. I received the Presidential Gold Award for Volunteer Service to Education and the Making IT Happen Award in 2019. I was selected as One of "20 to watch" by the NSBA and 2017 PAECT Outstanding Teacher of the Year. I am a Future Ready Instructional Coach, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and Google Certified Educator.
I am the author of In Other Words: Quotes that Push Our Thinking, and The Future is Now: Looking back to move ahead, and Unconventional Ways to Thrive in Education. I am also a contributing author to books including EDWriteNow 2019, EduMatch Snapshot in Education 2016, 2017, 2018 Gamify Literacy by ISTE, Enhancing Social Presence in Online Learning Environments and Stories in EDU. I am a teacher blogger for DefinedSTEM, Getting Smart, DA-Op ed, and my "Learning as I Go" blog at www.Rdene915.com.