Welcome to the Educational Technology Page!
Please contact the Instructional Technology Coordinator, Samantha Duchscherer, through this page to discuss training opportunities for your team, department or staff. Go Titans!
Fly Closer Academy Applications Open
You may have heard rumblings about JNPSD's upcoming Fly Closer academy during the beginning of the year activities...and the day is finally here! Applications are open! Information about this awesome opportunity is below.Goal: To give the 18-19 cohort of educators a set of, pedagogy based, tech enhanced teaching strategies that give them the skills to become school site leaders in tech.Time Frame: 1 year cohortWho: Any educators in JNPSDParticipants: 10PD Days: 4 exclusive tech enhanced learning days, and other special cohort-only opportunities!Commitment: Participants will attend the four tech enhanced learning days, in addition to other commitments outside of school hours (including Google teacher certification).Completion: After completing the year long course you'll get a certificate of completion, an email badge, and opportunities to lead tech training's at your site during the next school year.Information site: bit.ly/FLYCLOSERApplication: bit.ly/
flycloserappApplication transcript (so you can write your short answers before submitting the form): bit.ly/ flyclosertemplateApplications are due September 7th. Please note you'll need a Principals letter of support before submission.Thank you and we look forward to reading your applications!*Please engage with us on Twitter @JNPSD1 and @techforyall, using the hashtag #FlyCloserJNP
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Degrees and Certifications:
Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer Common Sense Educator Google Certified Educator & Trainer - 2016 Master of Education - 2015 Bachelors in English Education - 2012
Miss Samantha Duchscherer
Samantha Duchscherer is the Instructional Technology Coordinator for Jacksonville North Pulaski School District in Jacksonville, Arkansas. She is a former Language Arts and Social Studies teacher who began her teaching career in California. Samantha earned her Masters in Education in 2015 and her Google Educator and Trainer certifications in 2016. She specializes in all things Google, HyperDocs, digital design and sparking innovation in her students!