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NEF/RILINK Summer Conference 2017: Featured Presenters

Mira Canion, former president of the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers, is a noted language teacher, photographer, and presenter. She has developed innovative approaches to instruction that include storytelling, drama, novellas, music, videos, photos, and technology, and is the author of several popular historical novellas, as well as teacher’s manuals with reading strategies and activities, simplified non-fiction texts, and visuals.

Follow Mira on Twitter @MCanion

Ed Gerety is an author and professional youth speaker and leadership trainer. He has worked with schools and organizations in all 50 States sharing his message with over 2 million students. Ed teaches the principles and skills that are essential to students developing as leaders, being resilient, and creating a rewarding future. In this high energy and inspirational program Ed shares practical ideas and strategies for educators to use to help students develop a growth mindset, persevere, and assist them in achieving their goals.

Follow Ed on Twitter @EdGerety

Alice Keeler is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified educator. She is Co-Author of the books 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom and 50 Things To Go Further With Google Classroom: A Student-Centered Approach

Follow Alice on Twitter @alicekeeler

Marc Lamson is President of ASLAN Training & Development, an organization recognized as a Top 20 Training firm by Training Industry and Selling Power Magazines. Prior to joining ASLAN in 2006, he worked for Fortune companies including Mobil Oil Corporation and American Power Conversion.  Marc has a desire to bring leadership best practices into the world of education and makes his home with his wife and 2 boys in Narragansett, RI. 

Follow Marc on Twitter @marclamson

Quinn Rollins, author of Play Like a PIRATE: Engage Students with Toys, Games, and Comics, has been a social studies teacher in Granite School District in Salt Lake City since 2004, where he currently serves as the social studies curriculum specialist. 

Follow Quinn on Twitter @jedikermit