Virtual Learning for Education Leaders

Recorded on August 26, 2018



Tara Gilboa (@TIGilboa)

Previously K-12 educator, Admin in Higher-Ed, now designing virtual MA degrees and supporting collaboration between edtech entrepreneurs and edupreneurs.



Leslie Fagin (@MsFagin)

Instructional tech coach, foster mother, lifelong learner, world traveler, Google Innovator, and daydream believer.


Kelly Sain (@KJSain)

Director of Educational Technology BVSD. I love to collaborate, learn and share!


Desiree Alexander (@EducatorAlex)

Ms. Desiree Alexander, Ed.S. is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who has been in the education since 2002 and is currently the Regional Director of North Louisiana for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana and is the Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC (   


Taylor Kendal (@taykendesign)
HigherEd | Design | System-Shaking | Culture-Crafting | Improvising | Views are my own but likely to be biased derivatives (i.e. tayken)


Samantha Kohl (@samkkohl)

Samantha is a teacher turned EdTech entrepreneur who left the classroom to solve a critical problem – the lack of accessibility to culturally diverse literature.


Snehal Bhakta (@snehalstocks)

Snehal Bhakta worked in business and technology consulting for 15 years prior to entering the education space. When the opportunity presented itself for him to develop his own program at a Career & Technical Academy in Clark County School District(CCSD), he welcomed the opportunity to fuel his passion of helping others and working with tomorrow’s leaders.


Currently, he is employed within the Career & Technical Education Department of Clark County School District, the fifth largest school district in the country, focusing on Business & Marketing and Information & Media Technology Career Clusters as well as ensuring Nevada’s future workforce is prepared for success. He has worked on projects related to increasing student and community participation with National Job Shadow Day, promotion/growth of Career & Tech Student Organizations, leading the #GirlsinTech and #GirlsinSTEM initiative within CCSD and continues to bring innovative technology practices to students, teachers, and administrators.


In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, spending time with his daughter, and learning about anything related to technology.


Check out:

EduMagic by Samantha Fecich

The Fire Within by Mandy Froehlich

The Teacher’s Journey by Brian Costello

Journey to the Y in You by Dene Gainey


Music: Ron Madison (@Madison_Ron)

Producer: Sarah Thomas (@Sarahdateechur)



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