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Thank you for attending our event virtually!

June 9-11, 2020

Through a partnership between Murray State's Teacher Quality Institute and The Kentucky Academy of Technology of Education, the "Teaching and Technology Summit" offers educators innovative and collaborative activities, seminars and workshops that introduces new ideas to the classroom. 

Sponsors of the 2020 summit include Murray State's College of Education and Human Services, the Teacher Quality Institute, Kentucky Academy of Technology Education and Office of Development as well as the Kentucky Middle School Association.

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Featured Speakers

Jennifer Gonzalez headshotJennifer Gonzalez

Jennifer Gonzalez is a National Board Certified Teacher with over 10 years of classroom experience. Most of this time was spent teaching middle school language arts, and the rest was at the college level, where she trained pre-service teachers for the classroom.

In 2013, she created the website Cult of Pedagogy, where she now works full-time to help teachers of all subjects and grade levels practice and perfect the art of teaching. 

Larry Bell headshotLarry Bell

Larry Bell  taught at Gar-field High School in Woodbridge, VA for 15 years. After his years of experience in the classroom,  Larry went on to share his exuberance for teaching with other educators in the district, as he became the Supervisor of Multicultural Education for Prince William County Schools in Virginia. There he developed and institutionalized several innovative programs including the Multicultural Summer Institute and the Closing the Achievement Gap Summit. 

For the last 20+ years, Larry has been working with teachers and administrators nationally and internationally. He has helped educators significantly increase the achievement levels of students. He has also helped teachers improve discipline and classroom management. Larry rekindles the joy of teaching in teachers and administrators! He reminds them why they became educators in the first place and inspires them to be their very best!

Holly Clark headshotHolly Clark

Holly Clark is an Education Strategist from San Diego, California. She is the author of the best selling education book, The Google Infused Classroom and soon to be released Chromebook Infused Classroom.

Holly is a Google Certified Innovator, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds a MA in Technology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been working with technology integration and 1:1 environments since the year 2000. 

Presently she consults with schools internationally on building both the culture and strategy to support and inspire innovative teaching- including powerful technology integration and problem solving protocols. Holly has taught both independent and public schools and is the co-founder of #CaEdChat. She authors a popular education blog: and gives keynotes to audiences worldwide.