After eight years of experience as a classroom teacher, Darren began working as a Technology Integration Facilitator for Black Gold School Division in Alberta, Canada. He is now in his sixth year in that role! He works collaboratively with teachers and students in over 30 schools, co-creating lessons, projects, and products to help students learn more effectively and make the curriculum come alive. He has helped to create one of the most comprehensive sites of Google resources available for teachers. Darren planned and hosted one of the first EdTechTeam Global Summits for Students, and he works with teachers to mentor students to become tech ambassadors. Darren is a Google Certified Educator, a Google Certified Trainer, and he has worked to create a strong personal learning network in his district through the implementation of Google+ as a PLN tool. Darren has been presenting with EdTechTeam for over three fun-filled years.