|Technology Integration Specialist
Mrs. Gilkison has been in education for 22 years. She spent her first 19 years in the classroom as a 4th grade teacher. Technology has always been her passion. In 2012, she became the District Technology Integration Specialist for Franklin Township. Since 2014, she has been training teachers to utilize technology in their classrooms to create a more engaging learning environment and build 21st Century skills in students.
Roles and Responsbilities:
As a Technology Integration Specialist, Mrs. Gilkson's role is to assist teachers in finding and utilizing technology resources that enhance the learning experience in the classroom. She works with teachers to develop lessons aligned to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards as well as the Indiana Academic Standards. Mrs. Gilkison performs these duties by developing staff training and workshops through co-teaching and individual lesson development. She primarily works with elementary teachers, but develops materials for the secondary grades as well. You may contact Mrs. Gilkison with any questions regarding integration of technology in district classrooms.