Tina Coffey is an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher for Roanoke County Schools, in Roanoke, Virginia. She has spent twenty-five years in public-school education, the last nineteen as an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher. Currently, 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 also teaches virtual, hybrid and face-to-face technology and teacher recertification classes at Virginia Western Community College.
Tina holds a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech and bachelor’s degree from Emory & Henry College. 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 has earned Microsoft Office Specialist certifications in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Tina is passionate about STEM activities, Project Based Learning, Makerspaces, Computer Science, and other technology and hands-on methods to engage students, make learning relevant, and promote global literacy. She blogs about STEM, PBL, Children’s Engineering, Computer Science, and Maker activities at Teaching with Technology and the Learning Collaboratory.
By serving on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Society for Technology in Education , Tina strives to influence technological innovation in education throughout Region 6 and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Roanoke Maker Faire, which she coordinates, showcases talented student Makers and draws hundreds of attendees from the Roanoke area.
In her free time, Tina can often be found hiking sections of the Appalachian trail, kayaking on the New River, camping at a Virginia State Park, crafting, or hanging out with her family and friends.
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