Ken (he/him/his) currently holds an M.A. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology as well as New Media Design and Production. He has worked as an educator for over 20 years, and spent most of his classroom experience teaching technology at the Middle School level.
As a part of his active involvement within the ed tech community, Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and a Google Certified Innovator. Ken has worked extensively at the policy level with a number of state departments of education, ministries of education, non-profits, and was appointed to the Education Technology Task Force formed by a previous California State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Ken regularly gives keynotes, presentations, consults, and leads workshops, covering a wide variety of ed tech, equity and inclusion, anti-bias/anti-racism, multimedia literacy, cultural intelligences, visual storytelling, and instructional design topics. Ken is the ISTE Digital Equity PLN 2018 Excellence Award winner. Due to his extensive and broad impact, Ken has also been named by EdTech Magazine as an influencer to follow.