Educational Consultant, Lead Learner, and Technology Coordinator in Memphis, Tennessee
Twenty-five year educator Dr. Wanda Terral is the Director of Technology for the Lakeland School System (TN). A former band director, Wanda is constantly seeking information relating to techniques & practices related to the use of tech to empower students and educators. A Google Certified Innovator & Trainer, she is known for widely sharing useful resources and lesson ideas on Twitter and Facebook. She earned her Doctor of Education from the The University of Memphis, focusing her research on the topic of self-directed professional learning of teachers. Wanda is a member of TETA, CUE, and TCEA as well being an organizer of EdCamp Memphis. Additionally, Wanda is a Spotlight Speaker for EdTechTeam and a Learning Guide for friEdTechnology. When not spending time with her four cats, she is coding, listening to audiobooks, or sketchnoting. She was also named the Lead Digital Innovator for the state of Tennessee in 2016 by PBS LearningMedia. She is also a lifetime member of Tau Beta Sigma. Her 2017 goal was to expand her sketchnoting skills by creating a #SketchADay and those works can be found at http://tinyurl.com/sketchaday17 .