Summit 2009 Attendees

Hi should be able to find your friends more easily now. I tried to keep everyone's custom calling cards :) but added a heading around each name so you would appear in the table of contents...Please check your info as there was a log of over writing during the summit as folks tried to add info at the same time. Below is a sample template you can use if you haven't added your info. It was SO great to work with all of you this week!!!!

Sample Name (Heading 2)

you can also use the text palatte, but be sure to make your name Heading 2 to appear in the Table of contents
Your info- normal or customized font (no heading)

Mel Aaron

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Clarion-Limestone Area Jr/Sr High School, Strattanville, PA
World Studies & Psychology Instructor 8th year teaching
Interests: Technology, hiking, home remodeling, eating ice cream or any other desserts
Twitter: yeehaw4pecos
Website: (Just started - needs major construction)

Brian Anthony

Northwestern Lehigh High School, New Tripoli, PA
Gifted & 10th Grade English Teacher
I've been a teacher for 10 years, 7 of those teaching ESL and Academic Prep overseas, the rest at Northwestern.
As far as teaching/tech interests: student-directed learning, electronic resources, Internet as textbook, virtual worlds, media & Internet literacy, & diversity education.
Life interests: hanging out with my biological children, languages, studying Persian now, travel, hiking, art, reading, Penn State football.
You can catch me on Facebook and Twitter.
My email is
Check out my newly-enhanced homepage, thanks to the Summit!

Kate Almquist


Dallastown Elementary 1st Grade, York PA
Twitter: almqukat
Skype: Katherine.Almquist

Self.jpgYvonne Best-Proctor

Fort LeBoeuf School District
Business Education Teacher, CFF Coach, K - 12 Instructional Technology Classroom Support Teacher (2009 - 2010)
23 years teaching and advisor of Future Business Leaders of America and Sophomore Class Council
Waterford, PA (20 minutes south of Erie, PA)
Interests: Family, gardening (vegetable), technology
School Website: Fort LeBoeuf School District
Twitter: ybestproctor
Skype: ybestproctor
Social Network: Facebook, Twitter, Skype


Joseph Bigley

Catasauqua School District
I am currently a fourth grade teacher at Sheckler Elementary School. I graduated from Moravian College with a BA in Sociology and a concentration in Elementary education. Presently, I am going to Lehigh University for my master in administration and Wilkes University for Instructional Technology.
Interests: I love playing sports and being outside. I ski, fish, hunt, play volleyball, and soccer.
skype: MrBiggs206
Facebook and Myspace
Can Help With: Wikis, Webpage design, Macs, Podcasting with GarageBand


Jeff Bowlby

"red hat"
Avon Grove High School

Math Lead Teacher, Instructional Technology Lead Teacher
Penn State Graduate 2001, Finance
Eagles Season Ticket Holder since 2002

While in college, I interned at Disney Global Financial Analysis in college and was extensively trained in database and spreadsheet technology. I graduated with a Finance degree and started working at SEI Investments. I changed careers after three years and have been happy ever since. I have a promethean board, activotes, elmo document camera, and a laptop cart (30 laptops) in my room. I'm very fortunate to have entered a low tech district right when they go their CFF money.

I also coach the Varsity Boys Basketball Team (14-8 last year).

Skype: Jeff Bowlby
Twitter: coachbowlby

minimeez.jpgStephanie Brame

Danville Middle School, Danville, PA
Teacher-Librarian, Grades 6-8
Starting my 4th year!
Interests: Technology, collaboration, photography, running, mountain biking, hiking, cooking
Twitter: sbrame
Skype: libtea
Website: (just getting this one off the ground

while here at KTI!)

Sonya Browell
Tussey Mountain School District
Title 1 Reading/ Gifted K-12, Previous CFF Coach
I have been teaching since 1999. I began in second grade, moved to third, fourth, and fifth. I loved teaching our fifth grade curriculum, but needed a change. I was the CFF coach for a year, in addition to doing Title 1 Reading and Gifted K-6. Currently, I am a Title 1 teacher for half of the day, and a Gifted K-12 teacher for the other half.
My interests include: reading, scrapbooking, and riding a Harley with my husband.


Renee Brown

Peters Township School District
8th Grade Language Arts Teacher
I love watching my Pens and Steelers (and even the Pirates).
School Website:
My website:
Twitter: @reb50

Lisa Caleffe

Trinity Area School District
I am going into my 6th year of teaching 5th grade at Trinity West. I am working on my Masters in Education Technology at Waynesburg University
I enjoy playing sports and spending time with my family & friends.
I am using wikis, blogs, and promethean boards with my students currently and looking forward to adding what I have learned here at KTI!
Email: -personal
Social Networks:
Skype: lisa.caleffe
Twitter: lcaleffe

Michael Calvert

12 years of teaching
Social Studies Teacher, Tecchnology Assistant
McGuffey High School
Claysville, PA

Skype: m.calvert1


Vicki Covey

Downingtown Area School District
Elementary Librarian, District Curriculum Leader for Computer Apps K-5, ConnecTeam leader (Technology support and staff development )
Webpage: Lionville Elementary School
Interests outside of school: Reading, Travel and my family

Scott Cox

AstronautScott.jpgUpper Merion Area HS, King of Prussia, PA
HS Science & Technology, Physics
Interests: Teaching science in a way that deepens our understanding of our technological world; accelerating learning though computers; competitive speech and debate.
Tech Interests: I love to help get wikis off the ground! I'm a major OmniGraffle fan. I am transferring most of my files to "the cloud". My HS is going one-to-one this fall!

Twitter: scottcoxUM

Connie Cunningham

My title is Instructional Technology Specialist. My work is divided between technology integration and computer management. I started my career as a secondary math teacher. My interests outside of school are reading, cycling, and walking.
Skype: cacjem
Twitter: cacjem
I can help with: Movie Maker, Green Screen, Podcasting, Web Design using html, Wikispaces, and Photo Story

Lisa Curcio

Philadelphia School District
7th Grade RLA
Skype, LinkedIn, Facebook
Interests: Family, Reading, Beach, Traveling, Sports

Cape_May_2008_Dan_and_Leslee__2_2.JPGLeslee DeLong

Camp Hill High School
French Teacher
12 years Teaching French (and sometimes Spanish)
Technology Interests: Digital photography, imovie, itunes, podcasting, using ipods in the WL classroom
Personal Interests: Playing with my kids, swimming, biking, travel
Skype: lesleedelong
AIM: lesleedelong
Face Book: Leslee DeLong
Twitter: @frteachermama
school website:Madame's Website

Sarah DeMaria

IMG000043.jpgBonnie Dilling

Northern Bedford County School District
K-12 Instructional Technology Integrator/Webmaster
8 years teaching
Hopewell, PA

school website:
twitter: bdilling
skype: bdillingtchr
facebook: Bonnie Fisher Dilling

DSCN1327.JPGSandy Donnelly

Girard School District
Girard, PA
Middle School Math 6-8th Gr Pre-algebra
Tech interest: Promethean Boards

100_2585.JPGAndrea Dormer

West Shore School District
High School Chemistry and Physical Science Teacher
Interests: Reading, camping, scrapbooking, and traveling.
I am the Red Land Key Club advisor and the Sophomore Class co-advisor.

Website: Wacky World of Science
Twitter: AndreaDormer

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Chemistry Teacher, Grades 10-12
South Williamsport Jr/Sr High School
South Williamsport, PA
8 years of teaching
Skype: mreisley
Twitter: kti_mreisley
Interests: Wii, Digital Video, Family & Friends, Technology, Penn State Football
Can offer help with: Windows Movie Maker, Camtasia Studio, SnagIt, TurningPoint, ExamView Pro

P1100441.JPGMike Ellicott

7th Grade Life Science

Wattsburg Area Middle School, Erie PA
6 years teaching
School website:
skype: michael.ellicott1
Interests: Web 2.0 tools, soccer, hockey - GO SABRES!!!! DIY projects - when they work.

Jason Fillette

Third Grade Teacher
Central Bucks School District

(This picture of my family was taken at Medieval Times this summer!)

Angel Floyd

Meyersdale Area School District
Middle School English Teacher
Interests: Camping, Going to the beach, Spending time with my daughters.
This is my third year as a middle school teacher. Previously, I taught 9th grade English in New Jersey for six years. In addition to teaching, I also own a daycare center, which is licensed for 39 kids! It keeps me busy!
School Website: (You can access my wiki at the school site....follow link for Middle School English.)
You can also find me on Facebook!!


Donna Fischer

Centre Learning Community Charter School
Grade 5/6 Teacher
I enjoy working in a small middle school environment with an emphasis on technology and project-based learning.
Can Help With: webpage design, html code, iMovie, Scratch, Flash, Fireworks, iWeb, Pages, Keynote, PowerPoint, and more!
Wikispaces Website:
School Website:
Skype: donnaatclccharter

Andrea Fulginiti

Penn Delco School District Coebourn Elementary
I teach third grade students in a smaller elementary school in Brookhaven, Delaware County and love what I do! I have my reading and principal certification, but love my classroom and plan on stay there. The students are the reason I wake up each morning excited about going to work.
Interests: My husband and I own a business which keeps me busy when I am not in school. We are blessed to have a home on the Chesapeake Bay where we get away and relax. I enjoy cooking, reading and learning.


Sharon Glass

English Teacher 9-12, Argument and Debate (CHS), Public Speaking
Penn Cambria HS
Cresson, PA
Twitter: glasssl

Kris Hall

Park Forest Middle School — 6th Grade
State College Areas SD
Web Page:

Picture_001.jpg Michelle Hapich

Ambridge Area High School
Math Teacher for 17 years and CFF Coach for 1 year
Twitter: mhapich
Skype: michelle.hapich
Facebook: Michelle Stein Hapich

Hen3.png Jason Henry

Parkland High School
I am currently the Technology Integration Coach at Parkland High School. I am Math certified and have taught Math and Computer programming for 12 years before moving into this new position 2 years ago. I coach basketball and baseball.
Interests: I love all sports, GOLF is the sport I would love to do everyday, love to surf and snow board just don't have enough time to go.
skype: henryj1313
twitter: kti_Henry
Can Help With: Moodle, Wikis, Blogs, Webpage design, All Mac applications especially Podcasting with GarageBand and iMovie, Google Apps,
and many other Web 2.0 tools

GetAttachment.jpgLinda Hixson

Shenandoah Valley School District
I teach math to grades 7-8 and 9 and am a part time CFF Coach. I also run the drop out prevention and tutoring program.
I have 23 years teaching experience. I also facilitate online classes through Wilkes University.
Interests: Photography, camping, swimming, my family : )
I can help with: Thinkfinity, Discovery Education, Moodle, Wikispaces
Skype: linda.hixson1
Twitter: lhixson

elly Jameson-Campbell

Loyalsock Twp. School District, Donald E. Schick Elementary
I teach first grade and love it!
Interests: swimming, skiing, and snowboarding
Skype: kelly.jameson.campbell

Fam.jpgMatt Johns

Social Studies Teacher and ESL Coach
Manheim Township School District
13 Years Experience
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skype: johnsma4
Twitter: mtcoachjohns
I currently teach Ancient History, US History 1865-Present, and AP US History(6 years experience)
I would be happy to help anyone with using wikis in the AP classroom, using moodle with AP students, and ESL technology strategies.

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West Mifflin Area Middle School
7th Grade Social Studies (building tech. guru)
4 years teaching
Interests: Cool technology stuff (of course), anything outdoors, watching the pens, and working on arcade games.
skype: kocherwm
Twitter: kocherk

mrs_lacoe.jpgLinda LaCoe

Loyalsock Township High School
Mathematics, Computer Science, and part-time CFF Coach/ITS
Twitter: llacoe
Skype: llacoe


Mary Kate Agnew

Salisbury Township High School, Allentown PA
Social Studies Department Chairperson
Teach: Women in History, Tolerance & Diversity, Psychology, Sociology & Modern European History
Starting my 10th year!
Interests: Technology, running, pilates, reading, cooking, movies
Twitter: mkagnew

Rich Mackrell
Rich Mackrell

Blue Ridge School District, Blue Ridge High School
Former CFF coach heading back to teaching high school math/computer apps.
Interests: Fishing and camping with my son, Guitar Hero, and playing all sorts of games.
I can help with: Social Networking, Promethean Boards, and Mind Mapping and Collaborative Tools.
I want to learn more about: "Backchanneling" with students (especially w/ Edmodo) and promoting differentiated authentic activities via web 2.0 tools.
Wiki: (under heavy construction)
Skype: richard.mackrell
KTI09 bookmarks:

IMG_0837.JPGMonica Mapes

Avon Grove School District:
I currently teach sixth grade math and science at Avon Grove Intermediate School. I graduated in May from Chestnut Hill College with my Masters in Instructional Technology and certification as an instructional technology specialist.
I enjoy anything technology, spending time with my family, vacationing at the beach, swimming, and scrapbooking.
Skype: mlmapes
Can help with: wikis, website development, macs, podcasting, video editing

Matt Leiderman

Daniel Boone Middle School, Douglassville, PA (Berks County)
8th Grade Science
I'm beginning my third year of teaching after a previous career as an environmental consultant and loving every minute of it!
Tech Interests: Wikis, Podcasts, Powerpoint, Classroom Response Systems (CRS), multimedia
Personal interests: Fly fishing, traveling, woodworking, gardening, renovating my c1890 home (an ongoing project), and most of all being a dad and husband
skype: mleider


Kristen Murphy

Third Grade Teacher, Language Arts
Laurel School District
New Castle, PA
19 years experience


Sheila Murray

Tri-Valley School District, Valley View, PA
K-6 Computer Instructor
25 years experienc3
Home e-mail:
School e-mail:
Interests: Having fun with my grandchildren, camping, CPR-AED Instructor through American Heart Association, EMT

Dean Nelson

Hopewell Area School District
1215 Longvue Ave.
Aliquippa, PA 15001
(724) 378-8565 (724) 378-8565


Jill Nelson

Perkiomen Valley School District, South Elementary
Fifth Grade Teacher
Skype~ missjill2212 (I use it to tutor too so that explains the name) :)
Twitter~ kti09jnels


Sybil Nichol

Biology Teacher Grades 10-12, Envirothon Advisor, and Prom Advisor
Curwensville School District
15 Years Experience or
I love exploring the outdoors, physical fitness, Pitt and Steelers, surfing the net, and CATS!
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Linsey Palazzi

Biology (General Science) Teacher, Junior Class and EcoAction Sponsor
Saltsburg High SchoolBlairsville-Saltsburg School District
AOL: xedra77
Wiki: TrojanScience09-10

profile_pic.jpgLanielle (Lani) Reese

Mifflin County School District
Strodes Mills Middle Schoool
4, 5, 6 Computer, 6 Reading and Language Arts, TSI (Technology Support and Integration), school webmaster
I am entering my 20th year of teaching.
I help other teachers integrate technology into their classes.
Other activities: Student Council Advisor, Yearbook Advisor, Second Step Advisor, School Store Advisor, After-School Tutor Leader
School website:
Twitter: nestizmt
Skype: lani.reese
Facebook: lani reese
Email: (school); (home)

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Redbank Valley School District, New Bethlehem Elementary
Teach: 5th Grade
Email: or
Interests: Pittsburgh Sports (Penguins, Steelers, and even the Pirates)
Facebook: Lila Rummell

Photo_3.jpgDom Salvucci

New Brighton Area School District
CFF Coach/Social Studies Teacher
My Coaching will expand to k-12 this year, but still only be half a day.
Twitter: Dsalvucci
Skype: dominic.a.salvucci
Work E-mail: dsalvucci (at)
Home E-mail: mrsal (at)


Janet Sassaman

Selinsgrove Area High School - English teacher
I teach a senior fiction elective for college preparatory students, a ninth grade class for struggling readers where literature circles spark interest, and an interdisciplinary tenth grade honors course that I co-teach with a history teacher.
I would never have guessed how much positive energy students feel when they communicate through Moodle, build wikispaces, and create podcasts. Facilitating learning is fun - twenty-six years and not close to ready to retire!!!
Email -

Tammie.JPGTammie Saxton

Ligonier Valley Middle School
7th and 8th Grade Math Teacher, 17 years
CFF Coach, 1 year
School website

Professional Development Site
Skype: tammie.saxton
Interests: Photography and Travel


Cathy Schiding

Northeastern York High School- 10th grade US history
This will be my 3rd year teaching and I am currently working on my masters in 21st century teaching and learning through Wilkes University
I really like using wikis, blogs, podcasts, and moodle in my classes but I am excited to learn more about my promethean board this year and collaborating.
Skype: cathyschiding

headshot.jpgCharity Schmiedl
Upper St Clair SD
First grade Teacher, 14 years
Interests: playing with Gavin & Jacob, tennis, scrapbooking, skiing

Pretty good at: Promethean Interactive Bd, KidPix, Kidinspriation & since KTI even more!
Skype: cbschmiedl

007.JPGAmy Schwab

Cameron County School District
Second Grade Teacher - National Board Certified Teacher in Literacy, 2009
Interests: Horseback riding, reading, scrapbooking and following my son's athletic events
Class Website:
Facebook: Amy Cameron Schwab
Twitter: amyflb
Skype: taschwab

100_0287_face0.jpgDiane Shirk

Warwick School District
I teach 10th grade U.S. History
I am very excited about incorporating technology into my classroom. My experience has been that technology has encouraged greater student involvement.
Skype: dishirk
Twitter: dishirk


Donna Spear

Milton Area School District
With 25 years in education, I am a full-time technology coach, facilitate two online business classes for our high school students, and advise the Future Business Leaders of America.
Interests: Technology tops my list J but I also find time for swimming, sunshine, cooking, eating, reading, crosswords, my children and husband, and power napping!!
I can help with: Moodle, Wikispaces, Google Apps
Skype: donna.spear
Blog: Mrs. Spear
Twitter: spear1

Ryan Michael Spence

Propel Charter Schools
4th Grade
9 years experience
skype: ryanspence

IMG_3456.JPGNancy Stanich

Elizabeth Forward School District
7th grade Language Arts teacher.
Interests: travel, photography, recently became a certified scuba diver. Diving anyone?
Skype: nancy_stanich
Second Life: nikilee Lacombe

Sarah Sullenberger

Derry Area School District (Derry Area Middle School - about 35 miles east of Pittsburgh)
BCIT (K-12)/Social Studies (7-12)
Latrobe, PA (summer home of the Pittsburgh Steelers)
I am entering my 4th year teaching at DASD.
I love sharing new tricks & tips with other teachers to help integrate technology into their classes. I love learning new tricks & tips that I can use in my classroom, too!
I can help with: Web 2.0 tools; emerging technologies; Smart; Examview; wikis; collaboration; video conferencing; creative projects

Interests: camping, hiking, shopping, sports (Steelers, Penguins, and PENN STATE FOOTBALL!!!)
School website:
Blog: ; (Olweus Bullying Prevention Program);plus class blogs (links on wiki)
Twitter: damstechteacher
Skype: damstechteacher
Email: ssullenberger[at] or damstechteacher[at]

Erin Van Guilder

Hi everyone!

Owen J Roberts School District, West Vincent Elementary School
K-6 Gifted Support Teacher, 9 Years of Teaching Experience, Reading Coach, and Technology Specialist
Interests: Interior Design, technology, collaboration, cycling, hiking,
Twitter: evanguilder
Skype: evanguilder


Jeanette Verdeur

Music Specialist
Media Elementary/Penncrest High School
Rose Tree Media School District
“Teaching Music since 1983”
I was honored to be part of the KTI 2009 Summit!
You can contact me at:
Find me on Facebook
Skype: jeverdeur
Can help with SMARTBoard and Reason

PICT0016_2.JPGBarb Wagner

Landisville Intermediate Center, Landisville, PA
Grade 5
20 years of teaching
Interests: Technology, of course!, musician, gardening
School website: /
Skype: bywagner1


Joe Welch

North Hills School District - Pittsburgh, PA
7th Grade Social Studies Teacher (Geography & Economics)
Background: I'm starting my 3rd year of teaching at North Hills Junior High School this fall.
Facebook: Joe Welch
Twitter: welchjoe
Skype: joe.welch3
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