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Justin BrooksbyJustin Brooksby
Manager

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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.

 


Vickie ArnoldVickie Arnold
Administrative Assistant

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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.



Instructors


Scott AllenScott Allen
Instructor

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scott.allen [at] uen [dot] org (Email Scott )

Scott specializes in training and supporting Utah higher education and K-12 Canvas administrators and users of the Adobe Connect web conferencing service provided through UEN. Scott received his Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and his M.S. Degree in Instructional Technology from Utah State University. Scott has experience in instructional design, faculty support, and online education at Dixie State College, TestOut Corporation, and Weber State University before joining UEN in 2007. Scott enjoys learning about all kinds of instructional technologies and sharing how they can be used to improve teaching and learning and is excited to join the UEN professional development staff.

 

Rob BentleyRob Bentley
Instructor

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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 CoviliJared Covili
Instructor

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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.

 


Mindy HintzeMindy Hintze
Instructor

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mindy [at] uen [dot] org (Email Mindy )
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Mindy is passionate about empowering students and teachers with educational technology and helping them develop 21st Century Skills. Mindy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Secondary Education from Southern Utah University and has completed the coursework for a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Capella University. She has 15 years of experience teaching junior high and high school and is endorsed in Educational Technology, French, English, and Psychology. She has also taught Special Education, At-Risk students, and adults at the Utah State Prison. At UEN, Mindy’s focus is online course development training, using digital devices, and engaging students with social media. She is the lead Canvas Learning Management System instructor.

 


Tim StackTim Stack
Web Academy Coordinator, Instructor

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tim [at] uen [dot] org (Email Tim )
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Tim provides the expertise behind the professional development web academy.  He trains teachers throughout the state in the areas of technical skills and technical integration and hosts UEN’s weekly Faculty Lounge webcast.  After more than a few career changes, Tim discovered education.  He spent five wonderful years teaching junior high math, mostly working with special populations.  He received his Bachelor of Science in marketing and Bachelor of Arts in geography with a math minor, his secondary education certificate, and his M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Educational Technology all from the University of Utah.

 

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