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Bio


Mark Garrison

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Bio


Mark Garrison

 

Mark Garrison is an innovative educator, a passionate advocate for technology as a driver of change and the Director of Technology & Innovation at Minnesota’s White Bear Lake Area Schools.  He holds a Masters in Learning Technologies, is a Google Certified Teacher and adjunct faculty at a local university and college.  

He and his wife Norah once paddled 3,000 miles across Canada.  They now live in Minneapolis where they raise three children and find adventure in everyday life.

 
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Press


Press

Press


Press

 

6.29.2016      Teachers to Apply Tech at 2nd Annual Summit, SCTimes

4.19.2016      Video of the Week - Collaboration with Community Libraries, NSPRA, This Week

4.16.2016      Innovations in Digital Teaching, by Raji Unnikrishnan, Gulf Daily News - Bahrain

2.02.2016     Schoology Strengthens...Integrations, by Elissa Davis, Schoology Press Release

5.28.2015     Should You Upgrade to 802.11ac?, by Leila Meyer, T|H|E Journal

5.08.2015    Create independent Learners, Google for Education Training Center

2.12.2015      How Digital Tools can Help all Students, by Siri Anderson et.al. w/ Mark Garrison, Star Trib

1.31.2015      Education Notes: News from Schools Near You, St. Paul Pioneer Press

1.02.2015    Online Surveys Help Target PD Resources, January/February 2015 Edition, T|H|E Journal

9.19.2014    White Bear Lake eighth-graders receive Chromebooks,by Anthony Lonetree, Star Tribune

6.14.2014      St. Paul schools...heed cautionary tales, by Mila Koumpilova, St. Paul Pioneer Press

6.03.2014      Preparing for 21st Century Success, by Mark Garrison, White Bear Press

5.23.2014      A Laptop for every Secondary Student, by Kristine Goodrich, White Bear Press

3.15.2014      Chromebooks ...Windows world..., by Julio Ojeda-Zapata, St. Paul Pioneer Press

1.15.2014      St. Paul school district working toward..., by Mila Koumpilova, St. Paul Pioneer Press

11.05.2013      Two TEDx events bring new ideas to the south metro, by Erin Adler, Star Tribune

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Keynotes & Presentations


Keynotes & Presentations

Keynotes & Presentations


Keynotes & Presentations

 

2017        Spotlight Speaker | California Leadership Symposium | Palo Alto, California

2017        KEYNOTE | Illinois Winter Summit | Des Plaines, Illinois

2017        Spotlight Speaker | Ohio Leadership Symposium | Cleveland, Ohio

2016        KEYNOTE | Yellowknife Catholic Schools | Yellowknife, NT, Canada

2016        KEYNOTE | Central MN Learning Partnership’s Tech Summit | Rocori, Minnesota

2016        KEYNOTE | Garfield County Schools  | Parachute, Colorado

2016        KEYNOTE | EdTechTeam Summit -  British Schools of the Middle East  | Saar, Bahrain

2016        KEYNOTE | BTPS Pathfinders - A Learning Exchange | Wainwright, Alberta, Canada

2015        KEYNOTE | EdtechTeam Colorado Summit Featuring Google For Edu | Denver, CO

2015        KEYNOTE | 21 CTLS Technology & Learning Symposium | Ponoka, Alberta, Canada

2015        KEYNOTE | St. Scholastica 21st Century Teaching & Learning Conference | Duluth, MN

2015        KEYNOTE | Minnewaska Area Public Schools | Glenwood, Minnesota

2015        Testimony | Minnesota Senate Education Committee Hearing | St. Paul, Minnesota

2015        KEYNOTE | Education Week Webinar - Links: registered, non-registered  | Global

2015        KEYNOTE | Napa Valley 1:1 Institute | Napa, California

2014        KEYNOTE | Midwest Google Summit | Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

2014        KEYNOTE | EdTech Team San Diego Summit | San Diego, California

2014        KEYNOTE | Chisago Lakes Certified Staff  | Chisago Lakes, Minnesota

2014        KEYNOTE | White Bear Lake Area Schools | White Bear Lake, Minnesota

2014        KEYNOTE | Duluth Public Schools Tech Camp  | Duluth, Minnesota

2014        KEYNOTE | Hoover City Schools Google Leadership Symposium  | Birmingham, Alabama

2014        Panelist | Schoology NEXT Conference  | Denver, Colorado

2014        KEYNOTE | Minnetonka Institute for Leadership  | Minnetonka, Minnesota

2014        KEYNOTE | Minnesota Google Summit  | Edina, Minnesota

2014        KEYNOTE | Muskego-Norway Google Leadership Symposium | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2014        Panelist | Chromebook for Edu Webinar | Agosto | Minneapolis, Minnesota

2014        KEYNOTE | Google Leadership Symposium | White Bear Lake, Minnesota

2014        KEYNOTE | MEMO Conference | Duluth, Minnesota

2014        Education Webinar Series | University of the Philippines | Philippines

2014        MESPA Conference | Bloomington, Minnesota

2013        The rebootED Podcast | Featured Guest | California

2013        Panelist | Is School Enough? | tpt | St. Paul, Minnesota

2013        Google in Education South Africa Summit | Cape Town, South Africa

2013        TEDx Burnsville ED | Burnsville, MN

2013        KEYNOTE | Sidney Public Schools | Sidney, Nebraska

2013        Google Reboot | Chicago, Illinois

2013        Brisbane Google Apps Summit | Mooloolaba, QLD | Australia

2013        KEYNOTE | St. Paul Public Schools |  Saint Paul, Minnesota

2012        Midwest Google Summit | Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

2012 | 2013    Google Apps Hive | Hopkins, Minnesota

2012        KEYNOTE | Saint Peter Public Schools | St. Peter, Minnesota

2012        KEYNOTE | Westonka Public Schools | Mound, Minnesota

2012        Hopkins Public Schools | GarrisonSites Presentation | Hopkins, Minnesota

2012 | 2014    KEYNOTE  | 2014 Aspen School District Google Apps | Aspen, Colorado

2012        TCEA Conference | Austin, Texas

2011 | 2012    KEYNOTE | 2011 Superhero Tech Conference | Brainerd, Minnesota

2011 | 2012    MAASFEP Fall and Spring Conferences | Minneapolis, Minnesota

2011 | 2012    MASSP Spring Conference | Brainerd, Minnesota

2011 | 2014    MASSP Winter Conference | Minneapolis, Minnesota

2010         KEYNOTE | Cluster A Consortium | Osseo, Wisconsin

2009 | 2010    MNSTA Conference | Minnesota Science Teacher Association | Rochester, MN

2005 | 2008-15    TIES Conference | TIES | Minneapolis, Minnesota

2004 | 2009-10    T+L Conference | NBSA | Denver, Colorado - Washington, DC - Phoenix, Arizona