Kyle is the Director of Technology with the Grain Valley School District in Grain Valley, Missouri, and has worked with K-12 teachers to provide technology leadership and instructional technology professional development and support since 2004. Kyle’s prior experience was teaching in the elementary classroom. Kyle holds a Master of Arts degree in Education with an emphasis in Educational Technology. Kyle champions to support teaching and learning with meaningful technology integration using a multitude of technologies and believes that creating meaningful, active learning experiences for adults is the best way to give the same kind of learning experiences to our students.
Kyle is a keynote speaker, featured speaker and workshop presenter at education conferences such as EdTechTeam’s Google for Education Summits, ISTE, TCEA, FETC, MACUL, ASCD, iPadpalooza, and also works regularly with school districts around North America.
Kyle is also the founder of the first edcamp in the Midwest, #edcampKC.
As part of his ongoing commitment to professional growth, Kyle became a Google for Education Certified Innovator in 2011. In January 2013, Kyle was named as one of Education Week’s 2013 “Leaders to Learn From” and joined the other honorees in Washington, D.C. to receive recognition from Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan. The same year Kyle was also recognized nationally as an ASCD “Emerging Leader”. Most recently Kyle became a Google for Education Certified Trainer in the Spring of 2016.
Kyle has a strong passion for sharing with teachers, administrators, students, and parents about the impact that educational technology can have on adult and student learning.
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