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Susan Bearden

Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy
Director of Information Technology
Melbourne, FL

Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL. She frequently presents about education technology, digital citizenship, and social media at conferences, including the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), FCIS, and NAES. In January 2015 she received the ISTE “Making IT Happen” award from the Florida Society for Technology in Education.  She also received the 2014 Bammy Award for School Technologist of the Year and was a Bammy Award finalist in the education talk show host category.  Bearden co-founded and moderates the #edtechchat and #digcit (Digital Citizenship) Twitter chats and participates regularly in the weekly EdTechChat Radio podcast for the BAM Radio Network. Inspired by her experiences with Twitter, she developed Tweechme, a mobile app specifically designed to teach educators how to build Personal Learning Networks on Twitter. She is the author of Digital Citizenship: A Community-Based Approach, part of the Corwin Connected Educator Series. Connect with her on Twitter @s_bearden and @Tweechmeapp or atwww.susanmbearden.com.