Jason has worked in the K-12 environment for close to 20  years--First as a teacher focused on creating an environment beyond brick and mortar learning. Jason spent many years following by supporting school administrators across California with effective ways to leverage technology to lead 21st century schools as part of the statewide Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) project as well training teachers in transformative practices in their classroom. Jason spent 3-years in leading curriculum and technology programs in a small school district in the Silicon Valley where he increased bandwidth from 20 MB/s to 1 GB/s thanks to support and the efforts of the K12HSN. Currently, Jason is leading Technology, Innovation, and Communication at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education as the Chief Technology Officer is former president of the Board of CUE, INC. Board of Directors – a non-profit focused on inspiring innovation in education. In 2014 Jason co-founded the DigitalEdAlliance, LLC with his partner, Michael Graham. Together they wrote a book published by Corwin, Google Tools for Middle School and have put together annual events in California and Arkansas focused on Google Tools and other transformative instructional programs. Jason is Google Certified Trainer and Google Certified Innovator. He is also certified trainer in the Leading Edge Certification program and helped develop the curriculum for the program.