We are three days out from the first science themed DEN viritual conference.  As was mentioned yesterday we have a great group of presenters and presentations and our moste exciting presenter has to be DEN Star Educator Julene Reed who will be presenting Polar Bears in a Changing Climate.  In addition to being a DEN Star Educator, which we think is quite special, Julene is also the Director of Academic Technology at St. George’s Independent School in Collierville, TN.  Julene is a STAR Discovery Educator and Apple Distinguished Educator.  She also serves on the Advisory Councils for Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots and Polar Bears International. Her work with those organizations has taken her to Tanzania, to the subarctic in Canada, and to several European countries. Julene is the director of “Tundra Connections,” the educational initiatives for Polar Bears International which include online curriculum for the Apple Learning Interchange as well as live webcasts and videoconferences from the shores of the Hudson Bay where polar bear research is conducted in Manitoba.

Julene is actively involved with both global education and educational technology. She conducts keynote addresses, workshops, webinars, videoconferences, and other professional development training to educators, administrators, and service leaders internationally. Julene has authored educational content for Apple that is published on the Apple Learning Interchange as well as other educational publications. Julene received her Masters of Education in the area of Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Memphis and her Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Kansas.

I cannot wait for Julene’s presentation personally!!!

Check back tomorrow for more exciting presentation information as we reveal a first for DEN virtual conferences.



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