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 classes for UEN. He is especially interested in teaching game creation and sharing how multimedia projects can energize a classroom. Previously, Rob has taught language arts and Spanish at the junior high level. His Bachelors degree is in Spanish education, 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 specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as GPS (Global Positioning Systems), web page design, and digital cameras. His background is in secondary education where Jared was a Language Arts teacher at the high school 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 adjunct faculty for the College of Education at the University of Utah, where he teaches technology integration classes to undergraduate students.
mindy [at] uen [dot] org (Email Mindy )
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Mindy coordinates the UEN-TV workshop program for UEN Professional Development, along with facilitating several other online courses. She has 15 years of experience teaching junior high and high school French, English, Special Education and At-Risk students. Based on her years of experience, Mindy particularly enjoys helping teachers better understand the needs of at-risk or non-traditional students and sharing the valuable role technology can play in meeting their needs. 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 degree in Psychology from Capella University.
mitchell [at] uen [dot] org (Email Mitchell )
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Mitchell is the lead instructor for PowerPoint as well as teaching the Tech Projects for Science, and my.uen for the web-enhanced classroom online classes for UEN. Mitchell is also interested in how mobile devices of all kinds are changing the classroom. He is especially interested in using a variety of Internet tools to create blended learning environments and student collaboration. As a middle school science and technology teacher for 10 years, Mitchell also developed expertise in Pioneer library and other media resources. His education includes a Bachelor's degree from BYU in biology and an Instructional Technology Master's degree from USU.
Web Academy Coordinator, Instructor
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.