Founder and President, EdTech Associates
Kathleen H. McClaskey, M.Ed., is the President of EdTech Associates. Kathleen has over two decades of experience in educational technology with a firm philosophy that technology is a tool that can improve teaching and learning. She has held positions in education as a computer teacher, technology integration specialist and a K-12 Director of Technology in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She has developed high quality professional development programs (aligned to NCLB standards) that demonstrate how to leverage accessible technology to support researched-based instructional strategies and effective learning and literacy strategies for students in K-12. She is currently a graduate adjunct professor at Plymouth State University and Cambridge College, where she has designed several graduate courses including a sought-after course titled “Technology for Diverse Learners”. She is a national presenter on the topics of Universal Design for Learning®, the use of accessible technology to support literacy and learning skills and the role of technology in improving outcomes for all learners.
Kathleen’s professional associations include ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education), where she is a board member of SETSIG; NHSTE (New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education), where she is the Advocacy Chairperson; International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and a board member of the NH Branch of IDA. Her clients have included school districts, non-profit educational organizations and professional development centers in NH, MA, CT, VT, OH, AZ, NM and CO.
Additional information about her training, e-book links and resources for teachers can be found at www.edtech-associates.com.
Primary Presenter for:
Personalize Learning to Meet the Common Core
Engaging Diverse Learners in Group Instruction Utilizing Interactive Whiteboards
Tools for Literacy: Technology to Support Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development