iPresenter Spotlight Series – Scott Meech
Director of Technology, Downers Grove District #58
Bio: Scott Meech is starting his 17th year in education. Currently, Scott works as the Director of Technology in Downers Grove District #58. While Scott began his teaching career in Social Studies, he quickly realized his greatest educational interest was in the transformative nature of technology. Scott was an early adopter and was regularly the test pilot for any and all new tech initiatives. Scott’s teaching quickly transformed from a traditional teacher-centered paradigm into a constructivist student-centered approach. Meech earned his masters in education in curriculum and technology in 2005 and he just finished an educational leadership certificate program through Johns Hopkins University program in conjunction with ISTE to obtain his educational leadership certificate.
While he has a myriad of interests, his favorite pastime besides spending time with his wife and three daughters is studying the impact technology is making and can make on education. He believes that education is on the brink of major change and that technology will finally fulfill its promise. Scott is an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher. He is also a founder of several initiatives including EdReach.us, IEAR.org and AppofApproval.us.
Scott will be presenting on a variety of topics including “iPad Army Knife” and Personal Learning Networks -iPad Style