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MACE 2019 Spotlight Speaker, Josh Stock

stockJosh Stock earned his MS Ed in Instructional Design and Technology from Emporia State University. He has taught Language Arts for the past 10 years at Santa Fe Trail Middle School in Olathe, KS, and has served on the Building Leadership Team during the Mercury phase of the school’s Kansans Can School Redesign project. He hosts the Kansas Moonshot Podcast highlighting the amazing things educators are doing in their classrooms across the state.


Josh writes for websites such as Edutopia, is a contributing author in The Best Lesson Series: Literature, and also writes on his blog, Josh loves getting great books into the hands of kids who want to read them. Over the past five years he has given away over 4000 used books and 2000 new books to kids across the district.


Josh was selected as one of the National School Board Association’s “20 to Watch” educational tech leaders in 2016, and received the Make IT Happen award from the International Society for Technology in Education in 2017. In 2018 he received the Emerging Young Educator award from ISTE. He has presented at conferences across the country including MACE, ISTE, and NCTE.



MACE 2019 Spotlight Speaker, Annie Brock

brockAnnie Brock is co-author of the best-selling book The Growth Mindset Coach. She has also authored The Growth Mindset Playbook and Introduction to Google Classroom. Recently, she co-wrote and illustrated a mindset journal for teachers.  Annie is a former high school English and creative writing teacher and currently works as PK-12 innovation specialist In Holton, Kansas.


Contact Information

Conference Manager, 
Rhonda Gierhan


Conference Co-Chair, 
Jen Kern


Registrations for Attendees,
Ellen Underhill