- Educational CollaboratorsConsultant, 2015 - present
- Director of Information TechnologyDirector of Information Technology, 2008 - 2016
Susan M. Bearden is an education technology consultant, blogger, speaker, and author. A former K-12 Technology Director, she frequently presents about education technology, digital citizenship, and social media at national and state conferences including ISTE, FETC, CoSN, and Miami Device. In 2015 she was named one of the Center for Digital Education's "Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers" and received the Making It Happen award from the Florida Society for Technology in Education. She received the 2014 Bammy Award for School Technologist of the Year and was a Bammy Award finalist in the education talk show host category. She is the author of "Digital Citizenship: A Community-Based Approach" published by Corwin as part of the Connected Educator Series in 2016. Bearden co-founded and moderates the #edtechchat and #digcit (Digital Citizenship) Twitter chats and participates regularly in the weekly EdTechChat Radio podcast for the BAM Radio Network. Inspired by her experiences with Twitter, she developed Tweechme, a mobile app specifically designed to teach educators how to build Personal Learning Networks on Twitter. Connect with her on Twitter @s_bearden and @Tweechmeapp or at www.susanmbearden.com.
- Oberlin College
- Cleveland Institute Of Music
- Brevard Community College