Kelli Etheredge is the Director of Teaching and Learning Resources at St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama. In her role, she supports PK-12 teachers with professional development. She enjoys discovering new ways to create engaging lessons and effectively integrate new technologies into her classrooms. She taught English for 14 years and has been working in 1:1 classrooms since 2000. She is also a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, a Master Trainer for Microsoft’s Innovative Educator Program, a Professional Learning Specialist with insight2education, and a Peer Coaching facilitator.
She has trained over 500 teachers in 21st Century Learning Design, and her work with students has been featured on Copy/Paste, TeachTec, Microsoft in Education, OneNote, and Daily Edventures blogs. Additionally, Kelli was one of the 5 nominees for the 2013 Bammys in the Secondary Teacher of the Year category. Based on the learning activities she designs for her students, she has been invited to attend numerous national forums (winning first place in knowledge building) and two global forums. Most recently, her Global Forum Learn-a-thon team won first place in the Learn-a-thon competition.
Kelli has also presented at numerous webinars, hands-on workshops, and conferences including the International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Alabama Educational Technology Conference. Titles of her presentations include Pedagogy First: 21st Century Lesson Design; The Ultimate Tool: OneNote; Strategies for Implementing Group Projects in Your Classroom; The Best Kept Secret in Education — Microsoft Free Tools for your Classroom.
By integrating ScreenBeam into the classrooms, Kelli and her teachers love the flexibility to teach from anywhere in the room. The flow of the classes are smoother and more productive. Using ScreenBeam has allowed her teachers to make classes more student-centered and has enhanced the flow of class discussions.