Michael Fricano II

Technology Integration, Teacher, and Professional Development in Hawaii

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Aloha! My name is Michael Fricano II. I currently serve as a Technology Integration Specialist and Makerspace educator at 'Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Previously, I was a 4th/5th grade teacher from 2007 to 2010 and a Technology Coordinator from 2010 to 2014. I'm also the Director of Social Media & Community Engagement & Teacher Architect for The Janus Group. We provided professional development across the state of Hawaii.

I have a passion for education, technology, MakerEd, coding, AR/VR, reading, nature, video games, the internet, and TV.

My goal is to help provide educators and schools all over the world with the knowledge and skills to effectively integrate technology into their classrooms and to help their students become positive role models and contributors to the world (real & digital) around them.

EdTech Conference Presenter:

ISTE Conference 2015, 2016, 2017

Hawaii Island EdTech Collaboration Conference 2015

Hawaii Google Summit - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

iTeach808 Conference - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Kamehameha Schools EdTech Conference - 2013,2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Hawaii's Schools of the Future Conference - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Other Accomplishments:

Executive Board Member for the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education (State ISTE affiliate) Secretary 2014, President Elect 2015, Past President 2017

Planning Committee for the Hawaii Schools of the Future Conference 2016, 2017

Committee Member & Planner for Edcamp Honolulu

Planning Committee & Moderator for #edchatHI Twitter Chat (Hawaii Educational Twitter Chat).

  • Work
    • Educational Technology Integration Specialist
  • Education
    • Graduated High School
    • Community College Liberal Arts Degree
    • Elementary Education Bachelors Degree