Contributors

Kerry Gallagher
Technology Integration Specialist

Kerry is a Technology Integration Specialist at a 1:1 iPad school serving 1500 students grades 6-12.  She taught middle and high school history in Bring Your Own Device environments for 13 years.  Prior to taking on a full-time technology integration role, Kerry was best known for her paperless collaborative classroom model which thrived on project-based learning.   She also founded Rockets Help Desk, a business technology program that provides student driven tech integration assistance for her school and community. Kerry is a certified ski coach and a lawyer by training.


Samantha Sosey
Teacher, 10th and 11th grade AP History & Government

Sam is a 5th year teacher at E.L. Haynes Public Charter High School. She is a 10th and 11th grade US History and AP Government Lead Teacher.


Caroline Straus
Teacher, elementary Special Education

Caroline Straus has been teaching for the past four years. Currently, she teaches third grade special education in a charter school in Washington, D.C. She received her undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph's University and her masters degree from Loyola Marymount University.


Kevin Zahner
Teacher, high school advanced Social Studies

Kevin is an advanced social studies and ESL teacher in Denton, Texas. As a curriculum and instruction leader, he works closely with teachers to use high-yield strategies, sound grading practices, and integrate technology. He continues to try new things to provide his students with the education they need to succeed in the 21st Century.


Daisy Dyer Duerr
Former Principal

Daisy was born and raised in rural Arkansas, and served as K-12 Principal at Saint Paul Schools, in Saint Paul, Arkansas at the Huntsville School District. She is a 9-year administrator with 17 years in education. She began her career as a Social Studies teacher and basketball coach. Daisy was the 2015 Keynote Speaker at Digital Learning Day.


Dave Schultz
Teacher, AP Calculus

Dave Schultz currently teaches AP Calculus, International Baccalaureate Standard Level Math, and Math Lab in Westerville, Ohio. His math rap videos (including "Getting Triggy With It" and "Teach Me How to Factor") have over 500,000 views on YouTube.