Topic: Get Ready for Change – Instructional Design Practices Through Meaningful Uses of Technology
Dr. Jennifer Williams
Dr. Jennifer Williams Bio:
Recognized as a transformational leader in education, Dr. Jennifer Williams has dedicated herself for over 25 years to the field of education through her roles as an education activist, professor, school administrator, literacy specialist, and classroom teacher. She speaks, writes, and consults on practices that develop global perspectives and social good through creative uses of technology, and her research interests include innovations in teaching and learning, equity and diversity in education, and social action. As an educator and author of the ISTE book, Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good, she champions teachers to use educational technology for social good. She is the co-founder of TeachSDGs and the non-profit organization Take Action Global, and she serves on the Board of Directors for the International Council of Teachers of English (ICTE). She is currently a consultant for Adobe for Education and is working with ISTE and Routledge on two new books. Past roles have included serving on the Board of Directors for the International Literacy Association and serving as the Past President for the ISTE Education Leaders PLN Board of Directors.
Notable recognitions include being named Top 30 for K12 IT Educators (2020), #8 for Top Academics in STEM (2018), and #9 Top Campaigners in Sustainability (2018). Jennifer is inspired everyday by teachers and students who are catalysts for making the world a better place! Connect with Jennifer on Twitter at @JenWilliamsEdu.