Steve Dembo was a pioneer in the field of educational podcasting. His blog and podcast, Teach42, have served as the inspiration for thousands of educators. In 2006, he was named one of the Top 100 EduBloggers by the Online Education Database.A former kindergarten teacher and Director of Technology, Steve is currently the Online Community Manager for the Discovery Educator Network. Under his direction, the DEN website has been awarded the 2006 Award of Excellence from Technology and Learning Magazine, the 2007 Distinguished Achievement Award for Instructional Websites from the AEP, and a 2008 BESSIE Award for Best Professional Development Website.Steve has been a keynote presenter at PETE&C, TRETC, the Maryland K12 Libraries Conference and the Connecting & Learning Conference. He has also been featured at numerous other conferences including MACUL, METC, FETC, Tech Forum, and the DEN National Leadership Conference. He has conducted hundreds of virtual presentations and hosts the DEN’s EdTechConnect and Discovery Connect monthly webinar series.Steve lives in the Chicago area with wife Jessica and son, Aiden Lefty Dembo. If you’d like to learn more about Steve, his permanent record is publicly available on Google.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Steve Dembo and other top speakers and celebrities.