Jeff Utecht is an international educational technology consultant and author. He worked in international schools from 2002 to 2012 in Saudi Arabia, China, and Thailand. Prior to that he worked in the United States. Jeff has consulted for Web 2.0 companies on educational issues as well as co-founded the COETAIL program for international educators. Jeff has been mentioned in several books on Web 2.0 and education and in his recent book, Reach, talks about using online communities and networks to create professional development opportunities for educators. Jeff regularly shares his thoughts on education and technology on his blog, thethinkingstick.com. To learn more about Jeff visit www.jeffutecht.com.
After several years as an Elementary School Technology & Learning Coach, Chrissy Hellyer has returned to the classroom to teach Grade 3 at the International School of Bangkok. Previously a Primary School Teacher and a Middle School Teacher in New Zealand, Chrissy has been using technology to enhance learning in the classroom for many years. Passionate about the use of technology in the Elementary School, you can find out more on her professional blog https://teachingsagittarian.com.
Daneah Galloway is a National Certified School Counselor currently working part-time at Lafayette Elementary School in Seattle, WA and part time as COETAIL Cohort Manager/Registrar. Daneah worked internationally for 10 years in Saudi Arabia, China and Thailand. Daneah is a COETAIL alumnae from the first COETAIL class of 2009. Being married to the Co-Founder and going through the program herself she has been tasked with keeping all of the above mentioned people inline and under control (especially that Co-Founder) while at the same time working with 100s of COETAIL participants in making sure their COETAIL experience is a positive one…..now you know why we hired a counselor!
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