Shelley Paul: Director, Site Coordinator
Shelley is an instructional designer, curious learner, design thinker and ambivert who doodles-to-think-and-learn. She is passionate about co-learning, co-leading and co-creating a more equitable and sustainable future with learners of all ages. She practices principle-based leadership and collaboration using the Collaborative Operating System. She is inspired by the power of social media to connect and empower people and ideas. Shelley is delighted to be the director for EdCamp Atlanta 2016.
Kathy Shields: Organizer
Kathy Shields is the Middle Learning Technology Coordinator for The Galloway School in Atlanta, GA where she is a technology coach, working with teachers to extend their reach by leveraging technology to create more personalized learning opportunities for each student. Kathy holds a Masters in Teaching with a K-12 Reading Specialist certification, an Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership and is currently in the doctoral program at Kennesaw State for Instructional Technology.
Kathy is a co-founder of EdCamp Savannah and has presented at ISTE, podcamps, edcamps and is a leader in professional learning. Kathy is studying change models that impact teaching and learning. Unconferences bring out the best in teachers as collaborators and as agents of change. If leadership could tap all of the untapped innovators in a community of learners, schools would bloom gracefully from within.
Cutia Blunt: Organizer
Wanda Hopkins McClure: Co-Founder
As a School Designer for EL Education, Wanda provides professional development for schools and school leaders in student-engagement curriculum, instruction, assessment, culture, and distributive leadership. A former teacher and principal turned consultant, Wanda passionately explores the collisions of thought between education, innovation, and business. She co-founded EdCamp Atlanta with the dream of bringing educators together to share what truly works in education. A constant learner, she is a connector of people who passionately explores the intersections of thought between education, innovation, and business. A former TEDxPeachtree speaker, Wanda serves as a member of the RCUS team at Business Innovation Factory, a team member at Women Who Innovate, and is a regular "Innocat" on Innochat, a top Forbes tweet chat about innovation. Wanda blogs at Think.Innovate.Educate.
Drew Frank: Organizer
Drew Frank is a proud father and husband, an avid reader, a motivated learner, and a passionate teacher. Now in his 15th year at The Alfred and Adele Davis Academy in Atlanta, GA, he serves as the Associate Head of School and Principal. He is one of the founders of #blogamonth, a member of the #PDPosse, and was recently named one of The Atlanta Jewish Times’ 40 Under 40. Drew is a frequent blogger and presenter on the topics of engaging professional development, divergent and disruptive teaching, learning cultures, and values integration.
A compulsive computationalist who loves cards and dice, as well as mathematical games, Drew is obsessed with trying to find a way to use Excel for all aspects of life (if there were only a formula for making breakfast). He is a well-known mischief instigator and often the first accused even when completely innocent.