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DEN Gurus

The DEN community is full of talent. Every STAR has his/her own special talents, skills, and passion for utilizing digital content across the curriculum. We want to continue to provide opportunities for STARs to share their knowledge with the community so we began the DEN Guru program.


What is the DEN Guru Program?

DEN Gurus are STAR Discovery Educators who possess expertise in one or more pedagogical topics (e.g., Differentiated Instruction, Project Based Learning, etc.), have demonstrated their expertise through a variety of professional experiences, and advocate for the meaningful integration of Discovery Education digital content across their area(s) of expertise.

DEN Gurus will are promoted throughout the community as thought leaders in the educational field and have the opportunity to share their expertise in a variety of ways.

DEN Gurus may:
* be featured as regular contributors to the Global DEN blog.  
* present their own featured DEN webinars. 

Who are the DEN Gurus?

Class of 2010 Class of 2011Class of 2012
Traci Blazosky, PA
Tim Childers, TN
Patti Duncan, PA
Lee Kolbert, FL
Nancy Sharoff, NY
Cheryl Lykowski, MI
Dean Mantz, KS
Rita Mortenson, WI
Kathy Schrock, MA
Jennifer Wagner, CA
David Fisher, FL
Conni Mulligan, NC
Karen Ogen, SC
Elaine Plybon, TX
Linda Rush, TX 
Class of 2013Class of 2014 
Tracy Carpenter, MD
Lea Anne Daughrity, TX
Kelly Hines, NC
Robin Martin, PA
Kati Searcy, GA
Sandi Dennis, GA
Dennis Grice, CA
Dacia Jones, NC
Sandy MacDougall, NS
Dave Tchozewski, MI


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Our experience hosting the Virtual Conference was rewarding because it exemplified the types of teaching and learning opportunities we're fostering and supporting locally. Not only did we get to learn about exciting new and existing resources, but we did so via a medium that connects people and ideas that extend beyond those within our physical boundaries. We believe it's our professional responsibility to share and discuss what's possible and are grateful for the Discovery Education Network for its efforts to help teachers and students everywhere.

David J. Vitale, Ph.D.
Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Watertown Unified School District Watertown, WI

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