MICHAEL DREZEK is a Technology Integration Specialist for the Lake Shore Central School District in upstate Angola, New York. Michael is in his 15th year as an educator and is the host of the Quest 4 EDlightenment podcast. He is a former teacher of the year and has earned many accolades.
He is passionate about supporting teachers in stepping out of their comfort zones when using educational technology. He is also passionate about empowering students and creating opportunities for them to grow as digital and global citizens.
Michael is a Google Certified Innovator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and former NYSCATE Teacher of the Year. Michael has regularly presented regionally, nationally, and internationally and has also delivered several Ignite Talks. He is an organizing member of Global Maker Day, Global Ed Student Chat, and Our Global Classroom.
Michael is also a contributing author to the book DigCitKids and added the foreword to the book The Journey to the Y in You.
Michael was recognized as an NYSCATE Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Michael resides outside of Buffalo, New York, and when not in the classroom you might be likely to find him at the local ice hockey arena playing, coaching, or just enjoying a game.
Find out more about Michael’s innovative work with technology in education at MichaelDrezek.com.
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