Live Curious, Go Beyond

February 15th - 16th • ASFM
The Live Curious, Go Beyond 2019 Technology and Innovation in Education Conference is a two-day educational event that will bring together K-12 educators from throughout North America.
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Schedule

  • 14 February
  • 15 February
  • 16 February

Pre-Conference: High Tech High PBL Core Principles

08:00 AM 04:00 PM

Making and Tinkering

03:30 PM 05:00 PM

Miriam Campas

Keynote with Jennie Magiera

08:00 AM 09:00 AM

Jennie  Magiera

Making and Tinkering

09:00 AM 03:30 PM

Miriam Campas

Creating with Apple Pencil

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Adriana Mascareñas

What Inclusion Looks Like: at School, at Home, and in our Communities

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Karina César

Ana Paula Villarreal

Stemtastic!

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Barbara  Brunell

Alejandra  Cantú Canales

Fernanda Travé

Engaging all Learners Through Push-In Support

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Beckett Haight

Best Practices in Integrity 2018-19

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Elena Cortés

Maricarmen Del Bosque

Something Entrepreneurship Ideas Into Your Curriculum

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Joelle Hernandez

Elizabeth  Salinas

Gamify Your Classroom with Classcraft

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Juan Bottia

Rethinking Assessments: How to make them more personalized

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Kaitlyn  Hogan

Merge Cubes in the MeaningFun Classroom!! (VR and AR)

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Lula García

The Google Infused Classroom Part I

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Rocío Acevedo

CoSpaces Edu - Making VR & AR in the Classroom

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

MC Mariana  Cavazos Avalos

Rosa María  Pérez Villanueva

TED Ed Lessons in the Classroom

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Rossana González Garza

Alba Quezada

The Function of Feedback

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Tyler Justin McCubbin

How to Create Fun Tools for Your Classroom

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Veronica Diaz Lozano

Gabriela de la Garza

Using the Best of Maker Education and Project Based Learning

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Montserrat  Aguirre

Yvon  Sanchez

Teaching with Google My Maps

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Josef Behrens

Elements of Learning

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Perla de los Angeles Villarreal Valdez

21st Century Mathematics: Decomposing Old-Fashioned Rules with Number Webs

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Adrian  Mendoza

More than Robots: A Cross-Fit workout for the brain

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Angel Durán

Aprender a conocernos

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

BR Bertha Ruiz Gutiérrez

Rocío Suarez

Moving Beyond Genius Hour: All Day Choice and Voice

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Jennie  Magiera

3D Laser Cutting/Printing for STEM Lab and Classroom MakerSpaces

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Jorge Jesús Colunga Farías

Gerardo Orozco

LEVEL UP: Enhancing Differentiated Assessment and Personalized Learning

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Josh Almoite

Aprendizaje por Indagación: Explorando y Comprendiendo el Mundo Social y Natural

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Juan José Moreno

Storytelling, Creativity, and Design

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Ken  Shelton

Executive Function Intervention Support in the Regular Classroom

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Monica Acosta

Zennhya Escamilla

Disrupting the Students Role in the Classroom with Seesaw and Flipgrid

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Paola López Campos

Andrea Isabel Martínez González

Going Beyond Google Classroom

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Patty Zamora

Context Based Learning and Design Thinking: Tips to Increase ENGAGEMENT, Resiliency and Learning Through Understanding

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Sergio Sedas Gersey

Daniela Sedas Ruiz M.

Connectivist Theory for a Connected World

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Sheldon Guenther

Because You Matter!

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Gabriela Campoy

Teresa González Garza

Action Research and Design Thinking Walked into a Bar

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Tziri Lamm

TBD

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Christian Long

Technology Meets 21st Century Skills

10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Sabina Levin

FIRST LEGO League Jr.

10:30 AM 11:30 AM

Ana Lucía Garibay

Andrea Trujillo

Lunch

12:00 PM 01:00 PM

Creating with Apple Pencil

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Adriana Mascareñas

Engaging Students with Presentations and Visuals

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Alejandra Garza Martínez

A Journey Through "Space" - The Process of Redesigning a Classroom

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Ashley Kramer

Charlotte Layton

How to Find Partners for Global Collaboration

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Connie Gámez

From Critic to Convert: Standards-Based Grading in Mathematics

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Elena Cortés

Russ Steponic

“Si lo Crees, lo Creas - Makers, Emprendedores y algo más”

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Francisca Flores Contreras

María Eugenia Martínez González

Discover Your Inner-Innovator

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Heather  Rich

Amplifying Student Voice Through Social Media

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Jennie  Magiera

Slack- Leveraging the Best of Whatsapp and Email in One App

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Jim Burns

Increasing Engagement and Learning in Math Class through Games

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Katie  O'Gorman

Tra-Digital Storytelling with Miniature Green Screen

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

MC Mariana  Cavazos Avalos

Rosa María  Pérez Villanueva

Creativity in Math and Science

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Marybell  Rodríguez

Decoding Dyslexia

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Mimi Mendoza

Art on the Move!

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Sofía López

Verónica Martínez

TBD

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Douglas Frankish

Everyone Can Create Program for PBL

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Arturo Alejandro Archundia

Visual Collaborative Spaces & Image Creation

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Jessica Elizondo

Brenda Álvarez

Creating with Apple Pencil

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Adriana Mascareñas

Collaborative Grading in an SBG World

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Amanda Ohge

Amanda Wendt

Using Cut-Paper Animation to Teach and Reinforce Revision Skills

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Andrea Logan

Maps Maps Maps

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Ben Layton

Mindfulness With Your Head in the Cloud

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Bobby Belden

Affective Growth as a Result of Experiential Education

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Jonathan Chenier

Assessing Learning through Student-Made Interactive Books

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Graciela  Andrade Alvarez

SEL in Action

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Eva Lamadrid

Joseph Stanzione

Incorporating Making and Stem Into Language Arts

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

L. Suzanne Shanks

Creativity in Math and Science

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Marybell  Rodríguez

Flip your Class into an Active Learning Space with Google

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Patricia García

MakeCode: Uniting the Power of Making with the Power of Coding

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Patricia Romero

A Designer's Mindset

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Paula Barberis

Place-Based Service Learning, Teaching and Learning From the Heart

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Perla Beatriz Zamora González

TBD

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Cory Austen

Creating Interactive Learning Experiences

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Isaac Pineda

Beyond the Wrap Up

03:30 PM 04:00 PM

Social Event hosted by Apple

04:30 PM 06:30 PM

Keynote with Ken Shelton

08:30 AM 09:30 AM

Ken  Shelton

Making and Tinkering

09:00 AM 02:00 PM

Miriam Campas

A Journey Through "Space" - The Process of Redesigning a Classroom

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Ashley Kramer

Charlotte Layton

Maps Maps Maps

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Ben Layton

Differentiating Curriculum and Instruction with Depth and Complexity Icons.

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Bobby Belden

How to Find Partners for Global Collaboration

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Connie Gámez

Merge Cubes in the MeaningFun Classroom!! (VR and AR)

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Lula García

Achieve Attention

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Mimi Mendoza

Kindergarten Presents...

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Myrella Aida  Gómez Becerra

Flip your Class into an Active Learning Space with Google

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Patricia García

Place-Based Service Learning, Teaching and Learning From the Heart

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Perla Beatriz Zamora González

Magic Tricks with Sheets

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Diana Irene Saldaña

TBD

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Brian  Hamm

“Si lo Crees, lo Creas - Makers, Emprendedores y algo más”

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Francisca Flores Contreras

María Eugenia Martínez González

Everyone Can Create Program for PBL

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Arturo Alejandro Archundia

PD is not a 4 Letter Word: Choice and Play in Teacher Learning

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Jennie  Magiera

21st Century Mathematics: Decomposing Old-Fashioned Rules with Number Webs

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Adrian  Mendoza

Visual Art Journal

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Alejandra Cantú

How to use Keynote to Explore Math Relationships Visually

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Andrea Céspedes

Kris-Anne Steele

Aprender a conocernos

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

BR Bertha Ruiz Gutiérrez

Rocío Suarez

Visual Collaborative Spaces & Image Creation

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Jessica Elizondo

Brenda Álvarez

Projects: Main Course, not Dessert

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Emily  Albrecht

India  Wyncoll

Positive Language - Happiness

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Maricarmen Del Bosque

Imelda Guerra

Luisa Ordaz

Tra-Digital Storytelling with Miniature Green Screen

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

MC Mariana  Cavazos Avalos

Rosa María  Pérez Villanueva

Gratitude is the Attitude of Happiness

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Nicole Fuentes Kraffczyk

Going Beyond Google Classroom

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Patty Zamora

Because You Matter!

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Gabriela Campoy

Teresa González Garza

Action Research and Design Thinking Walked into a Bar

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Tziri Lamm

Technology Meets 21st Century Skills

11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Sabina Levin

Lunch

12:30 PM 01:30 PM

Personalized Learning Paths in the Classroom

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Guy Gagnier

Because Teachers Need Food for the Soul

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Alejandra Castañeda Aladro

Using Cut-Paper Animation to Teach and Reinforce Revision Skills

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Andrea Logan

From Critic to Convert: Standards-Based Grading in Mathematics

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Elena Cortés

Russ Steponic

Let the Students Lead the Way: Building a Student Innovation Team

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Jennie  Magiera

Teaching with Google My Maps

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Josef Behrens

TBD

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Maricarmen Del Bosque

The Google Infused Classroom Part II

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Rocío Acevedo

CoSpaces Edu - Making VR & AR in the Classroom

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

MC Mariana  Cavazos Avalos

Rosa María  Pérez Villanueva

Using the Best of Maker Education and Project Based Learning

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Montserrat  Aguirre

Yvon  Sanchez

TBD

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

David Jakes

Creating Interactive Learning Experiences

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Isaac Pineda

Beyond the Wrap Up

02:45 PM 03:15 PM

Sponsors

Speakers

Brian Hamm

Director of Innovation
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Director of Technology Integration @ASFM International Educator, Google Certified Innovator & Trainer, founder @TechCrewsaders, #MUFC fanatic, #ASFMLearns

16 February

Cory Austen

Innovation Coach
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Cory Austen is an Innovation Coach at the American School Foundation of Monterrey (ASFM). He works closely with the Innovation team at ASFM to bring the Live Curious, Go Beyond Conference to life. He's got a passion for STEM education, Maker Edu, sustainability, outdoor education, and true authentic learning experiences. Find him on Twitter @CoryAusten.

15 February

Diana Irene Saldaña

Innovation Coach
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Diana is an Innovation Coach at the American School Foundation of Monterrey. Her interest is the fusion of education and technology, which she experienced for many years serving as a Technology class teacher. Diana writes regularly on her blog http://innovation4every1.blogspot.mx/ Follow her on Twitter @dianasaldana

16 February

Douglas Frankish

Innovation Coach
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Innovation Coach @ASFMELEM, Michigan State University Online Instructor for @MAET, Google for EDU Certified Innovator @dougfrankish Blog

15 February

Jennie Magiera

Chief Program Officer
EdTechTeam
Jennie Magiera, author of Courageous Edventures, is EdTechTeam’s Chief Program Officer focusing on educational equity. She’s also the co-founder and president of the non-profit Student Voice Foundation. A White House Champion for Change, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator and TEDx Speaker, Jennie is also passionate about redefining professional learning, having served on the Technical Working Group for the US Department of Education’s National EdTech Plan.

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Ken Shelton

Global Keynote Specialist and Educational Technology Strategist
EdTechTeam
Ken 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 14 years and most recently taught technology at the Middle School level. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Innovator. Ken is the 2018 ISTE Digital Equity PLN Excellence Award winner.

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Christian Long

Founding Partner of Wonder, By Design
Wonder, By Design

15 February

David Jakes

Chief Design Officer
David Jakes Designs LLC

16 February

Amanda Wendt

High School Science Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Amanda Wendt is a high school science teacher who has been working at the American School Foundation of Monterrey for the past four years. Her focus is on creating a student-centered learning environment that fosters creative and critical problem solving skills.

15 February

Ben Layton

Grade 3 Homeroom
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Ben is a Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher at ASFM. He considers himself an explorer. Ben is the father of two lovely children and is originally from England.

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Guy Gagnier

High School English Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Guy is a French-Canadian farm boy from a small community near Windsor (Canada) and has been living in Monterrey for almost 15 years. He has a B.A. in International/Comparative Politics and History, a B.Ed., and an M.S. in Multidisciplinary Studies. This is his ninth year teaching HS English at ASFM. He’s a Google Certified Educator (Level 1) and a Newsela Certified Educator.

16 February

Patricia García

Director of Professional Development
EdTechTeam
Paty was a Math and Science teacher at The American School Foundation in Mexico City. She graduated as a Biological Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Studied a Master's Degree in Education and a Master's Degree in Technology and Educational Innovation. She has a certification in Technology from Buffalo State University and is a Google Certified Innovator and a Google Certified Trainer. Today, Paty provides training and support to other teachers in Mexico and other countries.

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Nicole Fuentes Kraffczyk

Positive Psychology Consultant
Universidad de Monterrey
Nicole is a Positive Psychology consultant and has dedicated her professional life to the study of happiness. She teaches the class “Actions for Happiness” at Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico, and is an international speaker. She has a weekly blog Bienestar con Ciencia, and is a guest writer in three different magazines. Nicole is the author of the book "Felicidad en el trayecto: 8 Rutas". She loves to read, paint, bike, run, and spend time outdoors.

16 February

Andrea Logan

High School Teacher
Lyman Moore Middle School, Portland, Maine
Andrea presents annually at both the Maine Association for Middle Level Educators conference, and the New England League of Middle Schools conference.

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Kaitlyn Hogan

High School Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Kaitlyn has been a Teacher at ASFM for the last five years. She has been a presenter and innovator at the Live Curious, Go Beyond conference since its inception. More about me to follow...

15 February

Perla de los Angeles Villarreal Valdez

Elementary Principal
Latin American School
Perla has been working in elementary education for the last 14 years at the Latin American School. She is passionate for technology in education and is an Apple Educator. Perla has been a previous presenter at Live Curious Go Beyond.

15 February

Lula García

Middle School Science and Trips Coordinator
American School of Tampico
Lula is a marine biologist. She worked on baleen whales conservation programs in the Sea of Cortez. She teaches Integrated Science and have a Masters Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from SUNY. She is a Google Certified Educator working on becoming a Certified Trainer and Innovator. Always innovating her classroom making sure that students ENJOY the experience of learning. She believes the best way to learn is with fun and meaningful lessons using virtual and augmented reality.

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Beckett Haight

Learning Support Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Beckett Haight was a student with special needs who went on to become a Special Educator. The experience of having an IEP led to him becoming a volunteer in Special Needs classrooms in high school, then a Teacher Assistant for four years, and he has been a Special Education teacher for the past 14 years in California, the Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Ethiopia and now Mexico. He loves all aspects of this field, but has a passion for behavior support and post-secondary transition.

15 February

L. Suzanne Shanks

7th Grade English & Socials
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Suzanne is a Classroom Teacher K-8, Primarily a middle school and tech integration specialist with 24 years experience in the US and 6 abroad.

15 February

Mimi Mendoza

Davis Dyslexia Correction Facilitator/Teacher
SHAPE - Success Happiness Education
Mimi is a teacher and a licensed Davis Dyslexia Correction Facilitator. Having taught in a classroom setting for over 10 years, Mimi realized her true joy was working one on one with students who were struggling in school. Through the Davis Dyslexia training, Mimi has been given unique tools to help her clients with dyslexia and other learning difficulties unlock their greatest potential.

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Paula Barberis

Head of Visual Arts
Saint Andrew's Scots School
Paula has been an educator for more than 20 years. She is a researcher in creativity, complexity and design applied to education and teacher development. Paula currently working on "A designer's mindset: an approach to redesigning yourself as a teacher." She is passionate about innovation and the experience of the one who innovates.

15 February

Alejandra Garza Martínez

Spanish Language Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Ale has been teaching for 10 years at ASFM. She loves to engage student learning using innovation and technology in my classroom. She has been a Digital Teacher for several years and always trying to achieve more personal and professional learning experimenting with different tools.

15 February

Sofía López

Art Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Sofia has been teaching Elementary Art for 18 years and loves learning new ways to make the art experience exciting, innovative and fun!!

15 February

Jim Burns

High School English Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Teacher at ASFM and with Global Online Academy.

15 February

Elena Cortés

High School Mathematics Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Elena is a high school mathematics teacher, with 16 years of experience. She is interested in exploring the use of technology in the classroom to provide formative feedback. She believes that a culture of integrity will greatly impact society, so she gets involved in ASFM's Integrity Council. This group of teachers advocates for all ASFM community members to live with integrity. Currently, she serves as mathematics department head, as Digital Teacher and piloting Social-Emotional Learning at ASFM.

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Maricarmen Del Bosque

Teacher / Grade level team leader
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Maria Carmen is Character Education and Social Studies teacher at the American School Foundation of Monterrey. She leads the Integrity Council in ASFM, a teachers' initiative that advocates for all ASFM community members to live with integrity at all times. She advises the National Honor Society and ONE, students groups that contributes to the wellbeing of their community. Currently, she is the Grade 11 Team Leader, a Digital Teacher, and a first adopter of Social-Emotional Learning in our school.

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Verónica Martínez

Movement Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Veronica has been a ballet teacher for 20 years. She has been part of the ASFM staff for the last seven year teaching Movement. She integrates art, writing, science and math into her Movement classes.

15 February

Joseph Stanzione

Elementary Principal
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Joe Stanzione is in his 7th year as Elementary Principal at ASFM. He is an experienced homeroom teacher of 15 years, 12 in New Jersey. He is a graduate of Elizabethtown College and has a master’s degree from The College of New Jersey. Joe also completed the Advanced Certificate of International School Leadership through the Principal’s Training Center. He has presented at the Tri-Association and NAESP Conferences. Joe was the recipient of the NAESP National Distinguished Principal Award in 2016.

15 February

Bobby Belden

Gifted and Talented Learning Specialist
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Bobby Belden has been teaching at ASFM for 9 years. He is the Gifted and Talented Learning Specialist at the upper school. He previously taught middle school math, english, and social studies. Bobby is a graduate student at the University of Connecticut and is currently pursuing his masters degree in Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development.

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Tziri Lamm

Ed Tech Integration Specialist
Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman HS
Tziri Lamm is a veteran English teacher turned Ed Tech Integration Specialist with a passion for increasing creativity and creation in the classroom. She works in a high school teaching English and computer science and empowering teachers to harness the power of technology in their classrooms. She also teaches preservice teachers about the power of action research and design thinking.

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Russ Steponic

Math Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Russ Steponic has taught high school mathematics in the American and International Baccalaureate programs for more than 20 years. In addition to designing math curricula, he develops interactive GeoGebra applications for online textbooks. Once a strong critic of standards-based grading, Russ is now on the leadership team helping ASFM transition from traditional grades to standards-based learning and assessment.

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Katie O'Gorman

Instructional Coach for Math
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Katie O'Gorman is the Elementary Instructional Coach for Math at the American School Foundation of Monterrey. Her experiences include elementary and middle school classroom teacher, math interventionist, and curriculum writer. Katie earned a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction within Mathematics and completed her thesis on the impact of games on development of mathematical thinking. She is passionate about math education and strives to make math engaging and accessible for all learners.

15 February

Adriana Mascareñas

Academic Principal
Latin American School
Adriana has more than 25 years in education experience. She is a technolgy enthusiast and an Apple Distinguished Educator from since 2015.

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Josef Behrens

High School Social Studies Teacher
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Josef is originally from Los Angeles, California. Besides teaching history and government, his main interests are traveling, snowboarding, hunting, and eating tacos!

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Eva Lamadrid

High School Assistant Principal
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Eva Lamadrid has been the High School Assistant Principal for the past eight years. She is passionate about students and their wellbeing. She was a Character Education teacher for eight years, before moving to administration. Eva is the co-lead for the Values Committee - part of ASFM's four strategic plans.

15 February

Perla Beatriz Zamora González

Technology Integration Advisor and Service-Learning Coordinator
American School of Tampico
Perla is a passionate teacher who holds a Master's Degree in Multidisciplinary Science by SUNY, a certification in Cognitive Coaching and she is a Google Certified Teacher. Perla has been in contact with teachers around the world developing and trying new ideas to engage students in positive learning experiences. She is currently a member of the GEC and CWI’s Advisory Board. Her experience as guest speaker includes events sponsored by EdTechTeam Mexico, Vicky Davis and Live Curious Go Beyond.

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Ashley Kramer

6th Grade Math
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Ashley has been a math teacher the last six years with middle school students; 4 of these years while living in Mexico. She is passionate about education and providing students the most innovative and enlightening experience possible. Ashley is originally from Colorado and loves the outdoors. She enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and being out in nature. She loves her dogs, gardening, and game nights with friends.

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Emily Albrecht

Classroom Teacher
San Roberto International School
After seven years as an educator, Emily is more passionate than ever about helping kids get excited about learning! She has a Master's of Education from Old Dominion University. Emily taught in both Virginia and rural Alaska before coming to San Roberto International School here in Monterrey. She has been designing and implementing PBL units for the last three years and has seen how effective this model is for student engagement and academic rigor.

16 February

Jonathan Chenier

MSHS Assistant Principal for Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction
American School Foundation of Monterrey
Dr. Jonathan Chenier is the AP for Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction at ASFM. During his 17 years in international education, he has worked as a teacher, Activities Director, Athletic Director, Assistant Principal and Principal in 3 different countries, and has overseen the organization and execution of over 80 K-12 experiential education trips, and completed a dissertation study analyzing the impact of such experiences on the affective growth of international school students.

15 February

Marybell Rodríguez

Teacher
Universidad de Monterrey
Marybell Rodriguez, former ASFM teacher, specializes in tech integration, supports schools in building innovative learning environments and teaches edtech courses at UDEM. She has been involved in education for more than 20 years, is an Apple Distinguished Educator, an APL Specialist, as well as a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer. She shares edtech experiences in her blog: Integrando Tecnología en el Salón de Clase.