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Laurie Green a.k.a. Mrs.Geeky

During her 30 plus years of working in the Technology Education field,  Laurie has become a  recognized speaker, curriculum consultant, and workshop leader.  Her experiences have included serving on the keynote panel for Learning 2.0 in Shanghai, China, as a Keynote speaker for the Maths and Science conference in Queensland, Australia, and presenting at various conferences throughout the United States including ISTE and OETC.  She is a Certified LEGO Robotics Instructor, Quality Matters Certified,  Makey Makey Certified trainer, and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator  Additionally she served as a volunteer for FIRST for 10 years including 3 years as a regional director for the Cleveland, Ohio FIRST Lego League robotics competitions.


Laurie taught at Cleveland Public Schools, and served as the technology coordinator for Laurel School for Girls, Summit County ESC, and Buckeye Local Schools, Medina, Ohio.  She was also the online learning coordinator for PBS ideastream®, conducted numerous workshops for Western Reserve Education Services PBS, taught at Cleveland State University, and has worked with the Kent State University Research Center for Educational Technology in their AT and T Classroom. Laurie enjoys developing customized professional development experiences for faculty and staff. Additionally, Laurie has had a special interest in helping schools provide environments that nurture girls' interests in science and technology.

Laurie holds a Bachelor's in Business from The Ohio State University, a Master's Degree from Cleveland State University in Curriculum and Foundations with a focus on Technology Education, and a postgraduate certificate in Computational Thinking from The University of Pennsylvania.

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Examples of Workshops | Presentations

Mrs. Geeky's Guide to Makerspaces

Arizona STEM and Innovation Conference | October  24,  2023

Do You Compute? with Physical Computing

FETC | January 26, 2023

Making it Happen – Everything You Wanted to Know about Makerspaces But Were Afraid to Ask

Kent State University Learning Innovations Conference |  November 22, 2022

Integrating CS and ELA: Code a Vocabulary Word

Constellations PD Summit | June 21, 2022

Do You Compute? with Physical Computing

ISTE |  June 29, 2021

"Make"ing it Possible

APT3 |  June 2019

Bee the Bot

ISTE STEM Playground |  June 24, 2019

Making It Happen | half day workshop

ISTE  |  June 27, 2018

MaKey MaKey - Create and Innovate | full day workshop
Tri-County Computer Services | June 5, 2017

Postcard Geography: A Crossroad for Technology and Geography
NECC | June 2000 | Co-presented with Leni Donlan, Library of Congress

Postcard Geography: A Crossroad for Technology and Geography
Lake Ridge Academy Professional Development Day | April 2000

Recent Podcast Interviews

Stronger Together with Laurie Green

Published January 10, 2022 by Dr. Mathew X. Joseph

Integrating CS and Technology with Laurie "Mrs.Geeky" Green

Published July 6, 2020 by Jared O'Leary

Other Media

Learning Innovations Conference Sparks Creativity through Maker Learning

Published November 22, 2022 by Kent State University

Technology in the Classroom | The Sound of Ideas | WCPN | Cleveland, Ohio

Published November 4, 2010,  by WCPN Ideastream, Cleveland Ohio

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