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Brad Fountain

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Brad is a passionate educator with over 20 years of educational experience. He began his career teaching in a 3-5 multi-age classroom in rural North Carolina where he utilized some of the earliest educational internet based web resources. He launched one of the first technology based professional develoment programs in North Carolina in the early 2000’s. He served as administrator of the North Carolina Model School of Technology in 2003 where he moved the school to paperless workflow. Since joining Discovery he helped launch the Discovery Educator Network and served on the front lines during the development of Discovery Education’s Techbook services. Always looking to continue to push the envelope he has worked with schools and school districts on utilizing the latest technology including tablets and iPads, connecting the latest brain research to the educational technology, professional development for administrators on using technology, and implementing 1-to-1 initiatives.
He is a dynamic speaker who draws his inspiration from his family including his wife, who is a classroom teacher, and two school-aged children Alexandra and Asher. He has presented and keynoted at conferences across the country including NCSTA, NCTies, ISTE, FETC, and NYSCATE. He currently works at Discovery as the Director of Instructional Implementation.