Kathy Schrock has been a school district Director of Technology, an instructional technology specialist, an adjunct education professor, and a middle school, academic, museum, and public library librarian. She is currently teaching online graduate courses for Wilkes University, as part of the Wilkes-Discovery masters program in instructional media, and for Arcadia University. She is an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Teacher, and a Discovery Education STAR and a DEN Guru..
In addition to teaching online, Kathy writes, speaks, blogs, tweets, and conducts professional development workshops, presentations, and keynotes throughout the world. She is known for her practical presentations dealing with pedagogically sound practices for the embedding of technology seamlessly into teaching and learning. Her passions are online tools to support classroom instruction, the role of emerging technologies in the classroom, copyright and intellectual property, and gadgets of any type!
Some personal facts about Kathy include she lives in a geodesic dome, has a large Dave Debusschere sports card collection, drives a bright red Honda Helix motorcycle, and watches Days of Our Lives each day!
One page information sheet about Kathy.
(Adobe Acrobat PDF | Microsoft Word DOC)
Full resume in PDF format.
Kathy has been an avid user of the Internet since November of 1993, and she created her award-winning site, Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators, in 1995, to help teachers easily wade through the resources on the Internet. In 1999, Kathy partnered with Discovery Education and continues to update the resources on her site daily.
She also maintains these Web sites:
Kathy has written hundreds of articles dealing with technology and education and has authored several books about educational technology topics. In addition, she has received numerous awards for her work, including a People's Choice Webby, the ISTE and MassCUE Making IT Happen Award, the NCTIES Service Learning Award, and has served on the ISTE Board of Directors and worked with the US Department of Education on educational technology initiatives.
Kathy's contact information:
45 Starlight Lane
Eastham MA 02642
Google Voice: 508-247-0044
Read Kathy's Contemporary Authors entry.
Read two articles from Kathy's local papers from 3/01 and 7/03, and one in the New York Times!
1975, Morris Knolls Regional High School, Denville, NJ (Kathy as the mascot!)
BS, 1979, Elementary and Special Education, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ
MLS, 1981, Rutgers Univ. Graduate School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies, NJ
- Director of Technology, Nauset Public Schools, Orleans, MA
- Technology Coordinator, Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District, MA
- Library Media Specialist, NH Wixon Middle School, South Dennis, MA
- Librarian, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, MA
- Assistant Director, Education Library, University of MD - College Park
- Circulation Department Head, Engineering Library, University of MD
- Library Media Specialist, Timberlane Regional High School, Plaistow, NH
- Preservation Cataloger, NE Document Conservation Cntr., Andover, MA
- Children's & Preservation Librarian, Morristown/Twp. Public Library, NJ
©1995–. Kathleen Schrock. All rights reserved.