Board of Directors
Liz Walhof, Lewis-Palmer School District #38
Liz comes to the InnEdCO board with a background as a secondary teacher, ed tech specialist, professional developer, and now as the Director of Instructional Technology and Professional Development for Lewis-Palmer School District #38 in Monument, Colorado. A 17-year veteran of public education, Liz has also presented across the country on using innovative technology tools to encourage students and staff to passionately engage in lifelong learning.
Liz is a member of the Colorado Association of Leaders in Educational Technology (CALET), the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE), and is on Learning Forward Colorado’s Professional Learning team. She is eager to begin this new-to-her role on the InnEdCO board.
Liz is married and has four children in K-12 public education. She loves to travel, lived overseas in high school (Papua New Guinea) and college (Spain), and had visited six of the seven continents by the time she was thirty. Unfortunately, no one has invited her to visit Antarctica…yet.
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Ben Wilkoff, Aurora Public School District
Vice-President, Programming & Partner Academy Chairperson
Ben is the Director of Blended and Personalized Learning in Aurora Public Schools. He led the Personalized Professional Learning efforts in Denver Public Schools. He has taught middle schoolers English. He has managed online communities for Edmodo and been an Online Learning and Technology Resources Specialist for Douglas County Schools. He was named the Totally Wired Teacher of the year in 2007 by Edutopia and has blogged at Learning is Change since 2004. He is married to his favorite person, and loves his three children quite a little bit. He is passionate about personalized learning, technology with purpose, and creating at least one new thing every day. In short, he teaches, and learns. A lot.
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Kelly Sain, Boulder Valley School District
Conference, Leadership, and Google Chairperson
As an award winning educator, Kelly is committed to ensuring that technology enhances, engages, and motivates students to learn. As the Director of Educational Technology for Boulder Valley, she draws from many diverse experiences focused on educational technology: a classroom teacher, an educational consultant, a university instructor and a district K-12 technology leader. She has a long history in staff development, focusing on integrating technology into teachers’ curriculum and classrooms so that student’s create, investigate, connect and learn via digital environments.
Her primary focus is on creating engaging professional learning communities for all stakeholders. She emphasizes putting the devices and tools into students hands so they are creating their own learning and emphasizes having students publish their work for authentic audiences.
Kelly is a passionate learner and is always looking for new avenues to engage students through interactions with technology that address the 4Cs of 21st century skills:
Creativity and Innovation
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Kelly has presented and attended InnEdCO for many years before coming into the board of directors role. She has also presented at several national and local conferences including ISTE, Rocky Mountain Google Apps Summit, National School Board Conference, and TCEA. Kelly received Teacher of the year award in 1998 for Highland Park ISD and in 2007 for Douglas County School District.
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Greg Miller, Cheyenne Mountain School District
Greg lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and two-year old daughter. He currently serves as District Integration Coordinator at Cheyenne Mountain School District. His position helps promote the use of technology to further standards-based curriculum and 21st century skills across the district.
Greg provides professional development to school staff by including video-based, as well as traditional face-to-face training, modeled classroom integration, and grade-level planning sessions. He works closely with teachers to integrate new technology and information literacy into the classroom as staying current with technology is paramount in preparing our children for current and future life skills. Greg is a Certified Apple Associate and a Google EDU Certified Teacher.
The journey has just begun, and Greg is always looking to connect with like-minded people. His passion is to continue to bring together innovative practices and learning models to promote the advancement of 21st century skills.
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Sheila Bowman, Weld RE4 School District
Hospitality & Registration Chairperson
Sheila serves as a District Level Instructional Technology Specialist at the Weld RE4 School District in Windsor, Colorado. After several years of elementary classroom experience, the draw to help teachers learn to harness the power of technology to engage, empower and inspire their students, allowed her to make the move to the district level. Sheila holds a B.S. in Human Development/Family Studies, a minor in Early Childhood Education, and a Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Sheila has presented at ISTE, InnEdCO (Colorado Affiliate of ISTE) and Colorado Association of Libraries around Professional Development, Visionary Leadership, and Instructional Technology Pedagogy, and serves as a guest lecturer for pre-service teacher courses at the University of Northern Colorado. Sheila serves on the Board of Directors for InnEdCO and spends her days at school supporting teachers and coaches, and developing fresh and relevant Professional Growth experiences for educators, administrators and their students at Weld RE4.
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There are currently three vacant positions on the InnEdCO Board. Apply today to join this amazing team! Application due date is September 10th.
- Sponsorships Chairperson
- Marketing & Communications Chairperson
- Board Secretary