Ep. 183 | The Importance of Collaboration Between Administration and Tech Specialists w/ Stephanie Balster And Laura Depp

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In this episode, I chat the importance of collaboration between administration and tech specialists with Stephanie Balster and Laura Depp. We also do some food trivia in this episode. This conversation was recorded at the TCCA conference in Aldine, Texas. Stephanie and Laura bring a great vibe to the show and each come to the table with a specific perspective. Can you beat Stephanie and Laura in food trivia? Find out for yourself. Buen provecho!

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About Stephanie

Stephanie Balster is an Innovation Leader for Castleberry Independent School District. She has been in education for the last nine years and has taught first – third grade. She graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and Exceptional Student Education from the University of West Florida. Stephanie is bringing her expertise in education and technology to the forefront, helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms in meaningful and impactful ways. With a focus on engaging learners, building critical thinking skills, and fostering digital citizenship, Stephanie is dedicated to helping students thrive in the digital age.

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About Laura

Laura Depp serves as the Campus Academic Leader at Castleberry Elementary. She has been in education for seventeen years. Laura taught in all grades kindergarten through fourth grade prior to becoming a math coach which eventually led her to her current position. She is passionate about making learning come alive for all students through hands-on learning experiences and student discourse. Laura holds her national STEM certification, as well as, her Master’s in Educational Administration.

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