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Mike Belcher - Director of EdTech Innovation

Mike Belcher is currently the Director of EdTech Innovation at HP and based in Austin, Texas. Mike has dedicated his career to helping schools leverage technology to revolutionize their teaching and learning strategies and help move from Teacher-centric to Student-centered learning.

In 2009 he transitioned to the worldwide Education team and helped develop some of the first “Cloud-architected” solutions for the K12 market. These new “Student-Centered, Personalized Learning” solutions as well as the Digital Learning Framework including product management and market development of new education solutions including HP Classroom Manager and HP School Cloud in conjunction with ClassLink as the first Web -based Desktop to work across all platforms.

In 2012, Mike took a new role in the HP Education Strategy team for the Americas, as a Subject Matter Expert and advocate for education needs with-in HP. In addition Mike works regularly with State Legislature, Offices of Education, and School District Leadership to solve the complex challenges facing our schools to deliver sustainable, but effective Instructional outcomes through the use of technology.

Raised in Northern and Southern California, Mike now resides in Austin, TX and is a member of ASTD and ISTE, sits on several State Educational Boards and is involved in Ed Tech Learning initiatives as well as a speaker and panelist for multiple State and National events for the education market.

Session TitlePresenter(s)Slide
"1:1 Chromebook Deployment of 6200 Devices"Scott Beebe, Marysville
"Create, Communicate, Collaborate and Connect with Google Apps for Education"Martha Thornburgh, Mount Vernon Schools
"CoSN’s CETL Calling all CTOs: Demonstrate you are the most skilled and knowledgeable education technology leader"Brooke Trisler, Mukilteo SD
"Increasing Your Internet Connection Speed - Things to Consider"Mark Finstrom, Highline PS
"Harnessing the Power of the Internet of Things"Mark Finstrom, Highline PS