Tina Coffey is an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher for Roanoke County Schools, in Roanoke, Virginia. She has been a public school teacher for twenty-five years, the last sixteen as an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher. She holds her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech and her Bachelors from Emory & Henry College. She works with teachers at three schools in Roanoke County, helping them learn to use and integrate technology into their classrooms through inservices, small group training, and co-teaching. She is passionate about STEM activities, Project Based Learning, Makerspaces, and other technology and hands-on methods to engage students, make learning relevant, promote global literacy, and foster 21st Century skills. She presents at various local, state, and regional conferences and was recognized as the Level Up Village US Teacher of the Year in 2017. She is the Coordinator for the Roanoke Maker Faire which showcases talented student Makers and draws hundreds of attendees from the Roanoke area. She also teaches technology and teacher recertification classes at Virginia Western Community College. She loves traveling, schnauzers, reading, hiking, camping, geocaching, backpacking, gadgets, yoga, having fun, and staying connected. She blogs about STEM, PBL, Children’s Engineering, and Maker activities at the Learning Collaboratory.
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