Monday Keynote: Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas, PhD is a Regional Technology Coordinator in Prince George’s County Public Schools. She is also a Google Certified Innovator, Google Education Trainer, and the founder of the EduMatch movement, a project that empowers educators to make global connections across common areas of interest. She has presented internationally, participated in the Technical Working Group to refresh the 2017 ISTE Standards for Educators, and is a recipient of the 2017 ISTE Making IT Happen award. She is also a national advisor for the Future Ready Instructional Coaches Strand.

Sunday Spotlight: Jennifer Orr

Jennifer Orr has been a classroom teacher at the elementary school level for twenty years. During that time she has taught in Title I schools in Fairfax County, serving ESOL, special education, and gifted students in grades K, 1, 3, 4, and 5. Currently, Jennifer teaches 3rd graders at Lynbrook Elementary.

In 2012, Jennifer won the Kay L. Bitter Vision Award from ISTE for innovative work with technology in PK-2. Jennifer is also a member of the 2013 class of Emerging Leaders with ASCD.

Jennifer has published articles in Educational Leadership, Teaching Children Mathematics, and ASCD’s Education Update. She also wrote for