Nikki is a veteran educator, librarian and Instructional Technology Facilitator for James
Clemens High School in Madison, Alabama. She is passionate about 1:1 Digital Initiatives, collaboration with other education professionals, and assisting students in becoming well informed, critically thinking digital citizens.
As a featured speaker at METC 2016, Nikki will be presenting a three-hour preconference workshop on Monday, February 8, as well as breakout sessions on February 9 and 10. On Wednesday February 10 she will be the keynote speaker for the Library and Media Literacy Luncheon.
Nikki is the co founder of EdCamp Atlanta, a free “un-conference” committed to reaching educators in public, private, charter, and higher ed environments to share innovative instructional strategies and pioneering technologies that transform education for all students.
She co-moderates the #TLChat LIVE! Twitter Sessions the 2nd Monday of each month, which provide a forum for school librarians to discuss current teacher-library topics. Nikki also produces and co-anchors TL News Night, a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts.
Her latest endeavor is organizing the Google Hangouts for Education website which is a place where teachers with their students can connect, learn, share and grow together as a community using Google Hangouts on Air.