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Eileen Huang, Regional Program Manager, Google

Eileen is a Regional Program Manager on the Google for Education team. Originally from LA, Eileen taught SAT Math and served as a college counselor before venturing to the bay and into the world of edtech. Now she works with districts to successfully implement Google tools in ways that support learning and instruction.  She continues her dedication to preparing students for bright futures by volunteering as the VP for College Admissions at Minds Matter SF. She graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in Psychology.Picture of Jennifer Lotze

Jennifer Lotze, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Hudson School District 

Jennifer Lotze is the Instructional Technology Coordinator for the Hudson School District. She previously served as an Instructional Technology Trainer in the Sheboygan Area School District and an Educational Consultant at CESA 11.

During her teaching career, she worked as a Cross Categorical Special Educator and focused on teaching individuals with disabilities how to use technology to be successful in their everyday lives. Within her special education program, she helped her students to create a successful business within the school environment.

She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and works with educational professionals all over the country as they integrate technology into their learning environments. She presents to help individuals get the most out of the technology they have access to and make accommodations to existing technology for use with all students.

Additionally, she currently teaches an assistive technology course as an adjunct professor at Marian University. She received her Masters Degree from Carthage College in the area of Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Assistive Technology.

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Kathleen Colburn, Product Manager at Texthelp 

Kathleen is in her third year with Texthelp, where she oversees all product updates and releases for Texthelp’s suite of literacy software in North America.

She works closely with the software development and marketing teams to create, evolve and promote products that meet the needs of educators and students alike, while keeping up with the changing landscape of educational technology.

Outside of her role at Texthelp, Kathleen is a Google Certified Educator, earned her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Tufts University, and has taught and tutored students in high school math and college entrance exam preparation. 

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Debbie Shaw, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp

Debbie is the Illinois Territory Sales Director for Texthelp and has been with the company for the last 6 years. She leverages more than 25 years of experience to assist her clients in helping children and adults with learning difficulties to read, write, study, and communicate with ease and independence.

Prior to joining Texthelp, Debbie spent more than 20 years in the educational technology sector. Most of that time was at Apple Computer working exclusively in the Education Division helping her clients to integrate technology in their schools and universities.

The Agenda
 

2.00pm

Refreshments
 

2.15pm

Welcome
Debbie Shaw, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp


2.30pm 

What's new with Google Apps for Education
Eileen Huang, Google


3.05pm

EdTech and the Writing Process
Jennifer Lotze, Hudson School District
 

4.05pm

Texthelp Product Giveaways and Updates
Kathleen Colburn, Product Manager, Texthelp

 

5.00pm

Wrap up
Debbie Shaw, Territory Sales Director, Texthelp

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