MEET FOUNDER PATRICIA (MsEdtechie)
Patricia J. Brown, also known as "MsEdtechie," is a dedicated and innovative educator with a strong commitment to promoting student growth through effective technology integration. With over 20 years of experience in education, she is passionate about breaking down traditional classroom barriers and creating an inclusive culture that fosters authentic learning and the 4Cs (communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity). As the Director of Technology in St. Louis, Missouri, she works tirelessly to bridge the digital equity divide by providing students of all ages with enriching and innovative experiences that address their diverse interests and needs.
Patricia is an active member of the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors and currently serves as an ISTE Digital Equity PLN Co-Chair and a Code.org Facilitator. Her impressive track record includes being recognized as a National School Board Association's 20 to Watch in EdTech, an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Innovator & Trainer, and a PBS Lead LearningMedia Digital Innovator for Missouri. In 2006, she was honored as Teacher of The Year for the St. Louis Public Schools.
Patricia's expertise and passion have been featured in various EdTech publications such as Tech & Learning Magazine, Scholastic Administrator Magazine, Edtech Magazine, and Entrsekt Magazine. She is a sought-after national keynote speaker and presenter, having been featured as a TED Master Class speaker at the ISTE 2018 conference in Chicago, Illinois.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Patricia is a proud wife to her husband Brian and a devoted mom to their five sons. Her personal interests include equity, digital media, GAFE, Apple, digital citizenship, and coding.
ISTE Creative Constructor Main Stage