Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Andy Mann is an experienced classroom teacher, technology pioneer and energetic presenter. He is sought after for his depth of knowledge and ability to meet the needs of participants with diverse levels of knowledge and comfort with technology. His passion is to help educators and students learn to use technology to improve teaching and learning. Andy brings a wealth of experience to each seminar working with other educators to select and use technology resources to improve teaching and learning.

Andy is the author of Creating and Enhancing Engaging Makerspaces in Your Classroom and School (Grades K-6), the handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. He is an expert in Google and Chromebooks and is a certified Google Education Trainer.

Recognized for his leadership in educational technology, Andy is a two-time recipient of the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) “Making It Happen” Award. Participants leave Andy’s seminars with a wealth of new tools, apps, strategies, and integration ideas they can use immediately when they return to their classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Andy presents useful information all day. Andy’s ideas will definitely enhance the student experience with the tools I was able to pick up today.”
Brian Bandy, English Teacher

“Andy is well organized and full of great information.”
Adam Alvarez, French/Spanish Teacher

This seminar is awesome! I haven’t attended something this good in YEARS!”
Lisa Hatfield, Teacher

I feel charged to take all this content back to my classroom!”
Brian Hunt, Math and Physics Teacher

“I appreciate Andy for balancing basic with advanced tips and for being super prepared. Content is excellent.
Charlene Brown, Teacher/Tech Resource

Lots of great information. I can’t wait to go back to my school and use these ideas.”
Garry Predo, Teaching and Learning Coach

Awesome, Andy! So very energetic and spirited about everything that he does and so very patient with the entire audience!”
Peter J. Vandenbergh III, High School Spanish Teacher

So much great information! I’m excited to try some of these strategies and will be encouraging my school to use Chromebooks.”
Kristen Dedmon, English Teacheri