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justin [at] uen [dot] org (Email Justin )
Justin manages the professional development department for UEN. Justin began working at the University of Utah in 2005. Before joining UEN he was Associate Director for the University Guest House and Conference Center. His expertise is in learning strategies, technologies, business management and process improvement. He is passionate about using technology as a learning tool. Justin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Education degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah.
varnold [at] media [dot] utah [dot] edu (Email Vickie )
Vickie began work with the Utah Education Network as secretary for the Intel Teach to the Future grant, and now is the administrative assistant for the professional development department. She graduated from Provo High and worked for five years in banking. Vickie took time off to raise her family, and then went back to work as an elementary school secretary in Granite district for 12 years. With her children grown, she decided to grow up too, and took a full-time position in patient accounting at the University of Utah. However, Vickie missed working with teachers so much, she transferred at the first opportunity into the Utah Education Network.
rob [at] uen [dot] org (Email Rob )
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Rob specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. He focuses on how teachers can effectively use video, images, and other media to teach their students, and also how to get students creating exciting media of their own such as educational computer games, animations, mashups, comics, zooming presentations, infographics, and much more. Rob also teaches courses that help teachers learn the basics of computer usage. Previously Rob taught Spanish and language arts in Granite School District. His Bachelors degree is in Spanish education with an English minor, and he also holds a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah.
jared [at] uen [dot] org (Email Jared )
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Jared Covili specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Tools, geospatial learning, web page design, and digital devices. Jared's background is in secondary education where he was a Language Arts teacher at the secondary level. Jared received his Bachelors degree in English and his Masters degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah.
Besides his work at UEN, Jared is also an adjunct faculty member of the College of Education at the University of Utah, where he teaches technology integration classes to undergraduate students. Jared served as the president of Utah Coalition for Educational Technology for 2011-2012 and currently serves on the UCET board. In 2012, Cowrin Press published Jared's first book, Going Google: Powerful Tools for 21st Century Learning.
jfawson [at] uen [dot] org (Email Jared)
Jared Fawson combines innovation and practical application to help educators effectively integrate technology in the classroom. He holds a Bachelor’s in Social Science from the University of Utah and has eight years’ experience teaching at-risk students and seven as a Geography teacher and student government advisor. In 2013, Jared was honored with the Davis School District Technology Teacher of the Year Award and was also named Teacher of the Year by the Utah newspaper Standard Examiner.
michael [at] uen [dot] org (Email Michael )
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, Google Apps for Educators, iPads and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master’s in Elementary Education at Mount Saint Mary’s University, where he also taught Instructional Technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was a Technology Resource Teacher in Frederick County, Maryland, where he taught elementary school, and an EdTech for Canyons School District in Utah before joining the UEN PD team in 2014. He currently serves as an elected member of the UCET Board.
dani [at] uen [dot] org (Email Dani )
Dani Sloan is a technology specialist with expertise in using social media in the classroom. She has a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and a Master’s in Instructional Design and Educational Psychology from the University of Utah, where she is currently an Adjunct Instructor teaching technology integration to educators. Dani was a member of the organizing committee for Utah’s first EdCamp and is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, using iPads and Chromebooks in classrooms, and learning to unplug at home.