Brooke Whitlow is currently the Instructional Technology Coordinator for Hardin County Schools located in central Kentucky. She was the first educator in Hardin County Schools to model 1:1 iPads in the classroom in 2012. Since then, Brooke has taught technology education to 6th-8th graders where she wrote a new curriculum incorporating STEM focused maker spaces and computer science for the first time in school history. In 2014, Brooke was selected as 1 of 20 educators nationwide to attend the White House Social with US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden for her work with social media in the classroom. Brooke is dedicated to teacher development and creating authentic learning experiences through educational technology for students.
Brooke received a B.A. in Middle Grades Education with an emphasis in Social Studies and Language Arts from Western Kentucky University in 2007. She continued on at WKU to earn a M.A.E in 2012 in Middle Grades Education with a certification in instructional technology. Recently, Brooke was accepted into the Technology Leadership doctoral program at Morehead State University.
Brooke is also a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, Level 1 and 2 Certified Educator, a Google Educator Group leader for Kentucky, co-founder/organizer of EdCampKY, leader of LeanInEDU Circle and sponsor/facilitator/instructor of the Girls Who Code course in the IT pathway at Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center.
She lives in Hodgenville Kentucky with her husband and two children.
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