Keynote Speaker


Spring MACE 2017 - Steve Dembo

As a former kindergarten teacher and school Director of Technology Steve Dembo is a pioneer in the field of educational social networking. As Discovery Education's Director of Learning Communities, Social Media Strategy and Innovation, he was instrumental in the explosive growth of the award winning community, the Discovery Educator Network.   Dembo is the co-author of the book Untangling the Web: 20 Tools to Power Up Your Teaching. The National School Board Association named him one of 2010's "Twenty to Watch," a list honoring individuals finding innovative ways to use technology to increase classroom learning. Dembo is a course designer and adjunct professor for Wilkes University where he serves as class instructor for the Internet Tools for Teaching course within the Instructional Media degree program.  He is proud to serve as the Vice-President of the Skokie/Morton Grove District 69 School Board.