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DENvisory Board Candidate: Cathy Houchin

DENvisory Board Candidate: Cathy Houchin

While teaching at both Webster and Lebanon Elementary in the Watertown Unified School District, Cathy Houchin is a DEN STAR and currently an active member on the events team. On the events team, Cathy helped with Day of Discovery in Neenah, WI and helped organize an event with DEN STARS at the Overture Center in

DENvisory Board Candidate: Patti Grammens

Patti Grammens has been part of the DEN community since the very beginning. With 13 years of teaching experience science, her DEN STAR membership, especially in the DEN Georgia community,  proved vital through her participation in and hosting of multiple Leadership Council events and working on the innovation and strategy team this year. She participated

DENvisory Board Candidate: Mark Case

Mark Case, a science teacher at Southern Guilford High in North Carolina, goes beyond the classroom by being an active member in the DEN community and integrating digital tools into the classroom curriculum. It is Case’s passion for sharing educational content, adapting to new technology for the future of education, and utilizing educational digital tools

DENvisory Board Candidate: Tracie Belt

Aside from teaching at Shorecrest Preparatory School in Florida, Tracie Belt has been an active member of the DEN community since 2006. She has experience teaching every grade level ranging from K-8th grade along with teaching internationally in Asia and Europe. Currently, she is a finalist in becoming a DEN Guru, attends all DEN virtual

DENvisory Board Candidate: Joli Barker

While Joli Barker is an elementary school teacher at the Slaughter Elementary School in McKinney, Texas, her title does not come close to ending there. Barker proved her candidacy through her active participation in numerous educational conferences and by holding a variety of positions across educational events and councils ranging from a member of the

Learn More About ConnectED!

While this may be old news for many, you might be interested to learn more about the White House’s latest proposal to support ConnectED, the digital transition taking place in classrooms across the country. Through this initiative, President Obama sets a country-wide goal of connecting 99% of classrooms with broadband and high-speed Internet access over

Meet the New Summer DENtern!

Saying goodbye to exams and final papers has never felt better with the thought of Discovery Educator Network as my next step. As the new social media and marketing intern for DEN (the DENtern), I am happily making a new home for myself in the Chicago office while surrounding myself with an inspiring, innovative, and

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