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Get Googly with the EdTech Support Team
Save your dates now! The EdTech team is working hard to bring you several events this spring and summer! From an EdTech Palooza in February to a Bootcamp in March and a Flip Flop Summit in June, we can keep you busy learning and improving your Google integration and implementation skills for sure! Consider joining for one or all three events! Registration for the EdTech Bootcamp will be opening soon so stay tuned!
EdTech Palooza Keynote
Francesca M. Mellieon-Williams, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Science & Math Education, Apple Foundations Trainer
Dr. Francesca Mellieon-Williams is an Associate Professor of Science and Mathematics Education at Southern University and A& M College. Dr. Mellieon-Williams is very passionate about the education of young people and continuously serves as a personal mentor to her students. She graduated from Southern University with a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences. Dr. Mellieon-Williams immediately began graduate studies at Washington State University, where she earned a master's degree in Reproductive Physiology. It was during her time at Washington State University where her passion for teaching was fueled. She later returned to Louisiana and began a successful career as a respected instructor at Baton Rouge Community College in the Division of Math and Science. Dr. Mellieon-Williams continued her graduate studies at LSU in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Science Education where she later earned a doctorate.
Since this time, Dr. Mellieon-Williams has served in several capacities to impact STEM Education PreK-20. As the Co-director for the Southern University Summer Transportation and Energy Institute, she along with the staff work tirelessly during the summer to engage high school students in STEM activities including robotics, engineering build projects and other STEM related experiences. Dr. Mellieon-Williams understands the importance of technology in learning and encourages teachers on all levels to integrate technology into their curricula. She works intimately with faculty at Southern University to effectively integrate technology in their course whether it is using Moodle for course delivery or software/apps to enhance the course content. She believes strongly in identifying methods of instruction to encourage life-long learning and is always willing to share that knowledge with others. To no surprise, Dr. Mellieon-Williams areas of research interest include impacting STEM for minority students and the effective integration of technology in the curriculum.
EdTech Palooza Presenters
Dayvetta Ferchaud Title I Schoolwide Program Monitor
Karla Kiper Instructional Technology Facilitator
Kiesha Arceneaux Instructional Specialist
Dana Primus Curriculum & Instruction
Letitia Signater Curriculum & Instruction
Michele Macloud Librarian
Shana Watson Classroom Teacher
Lori Ridgedell Classroom Teacher
Dana Kelly Classroom Teacher
Kathleen Ullrich Classroom Teacher
Jessica Vicknair Classroom Teacher
Nikki Washington Classroom Teacher