PASSIONATE EDUCATIONAL THOUGHT LEADER / TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP SPECIALIST / NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE PRESENTER / GOOGLE CERTIFIED EDUCATOR / NATIONAL INTEL SENIOR TRAINER / MY MINDSET = CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURISM SPIRIT!
Naomi Harm is a passionate educational thought leader and influencer. She welcomes every opportunity to collaboratively share, learn from others by actively listen to the creative conversations, while building lasting relationships with k12 educators, students and administrators.
Naomi Harm is an educational thought leader and influencer. She welcomes every opportunity to share her expertise and best practices relating to 1:1 mobile teaching and learning initiatives, redesigning classroom learning spaces, global collaboration projects, human-centered design thinking approaches, and brain-based instructional strategies to support the student-centered classroom.
Naomi Harm is an educational thought leader and influencer. She welcomes every opportunity to share her expertise and best practices relating to 1:1 mobile teaching and learning initiatives, redesigning classroom learning spaces, global collaboration projects, human-centered design thinking approaches, and brain-based instructional strategies to support the student-centered classroom. Her 20 years in the educational teaching and learning space reflects a career focus reflects a passion driven approach to leading and learning as Technology Innovation Specialist, National Intel Senior Trainer, ISTE Faculty Instructional Coach, Google Certified Innovator, Apple Certified Teacher, Founder and CEO of IEC.Network.
Naomi’s well-known specialty is delivering inspiring keynotes focusing on emerging technologies, transformative technology leadership, empowering student voice and choice, and brain-friendly teaching and learning environments. She has spoken at over 125 National and International technology conferences, and her most recent keynotes and featured speaker addresses include: ISTE, San Antonio, TX, CUE Live – Palm Springs, CA, SSLA Saskatoon, Canada, AVEdTech Summit Palmdale, CA, Practical Pedagogies in Toulouse, France, NCTIES North Carolina, and SchoolNet South Africa in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein.
Naomi’s most recent National accolades include: Who’s Who VIP of the Year in Excellence in Instructional Technology Leadership, ‘What’s Working in Educational Technology’ and Creating Real Word Classrooms” with the US Department of Education, and ‘Inspiring Educator of the Year’ with Intel Education.
Speaker Menu Items
1. Administrative Leadership: Cultivating the Digital Landscape in Your K- 12 Teaching and Learning Environment
2. Building and Growing Your Professional Learning Network as an Educational Leader
3. Curators of Knowledge: Students’ New Role in the Digital Collaborative Classroom
4. Seven Habits of Highly Effective Professional Development Learning Experiences
5. The Gift that Keeps on Giving – Our Big Beautiful Brains
6. Transforming Education through Personalized Learning
7. Work, Life, & Balance with Technology—Finding Purpose!
8. Building A Passion Driven Community Of Learners All Year Long
Followup Breakout Sessions to Compliment Keynotes
1. Designing Brain Friendly Student Learning Spaces
3. This Is Where The Data Is At! Innovative Mobile Assessment Strategies
4. Makerspaces To Empower Student Learning
5. Get In The Game! Creating Game-Infused Student Learning Centers
6. Move Over, Millennials, Here Comes Generation Z
8. Building A Community Of LearnersAll Year Long
9. Educators as Culinary Designers of Savory Learning Experiences
10. Creating a Culture of Problem Solvers and Problem Finders through Design Thinking
11. What Is Your Next Student-Driven Protocol? Creating Engaging Learning Experiences for ALL Students
What Others Are Saying
I have known Naomi and followed her work for many years. Her passion for education and technology is unwavering. Her presentations are always informative and dynamic. We still connect across many networks and most recently through her facilitation as a learning coach with ISTE. Naomi is a game changer when it comes to workshop and training design for educators. As an educational thought leader, Naomi is in my top ten to follow.
~ Dustin Schuhmacher, IT Director Mount Horeb Schools WI ~
Naomi Harm brings a different level of expertise to the field of Education. She has a spark about her that draws you in and gives you a confidence in and about education that you never knew existed. Her research, dedication, and enthusiasm for education can’t not be mirrored as she holds a flare that is impossible to replicate.
~ Katrina Keene, k12 Education Strategist, Chattanooga, TN ~
Naomi Harm is a dynamic presenter who strives to seek out the best technology tools for teaching and learning. She is not one to sit back and wait for somebody else to take the lead, she is a leader. I have had the pleasure of working with Naomi as the leader of a group of instructional technology leaders, for more than 10 years. Naomi is open to ideas, takes the lead when necessary and encourages other to take up the leadership role as new ideas develop. She is a tireless supporter of education; encouraging and leading both students and educators. Naomi’s positive influence is contagious. She offers so much enthusiasm as she shares best practices and professional development for educators. She believes in what she does; she is genuine about her passion for educational technology and helping educators improve their practice and engage students while integrating technology. I continue to keep in touch with Naomi after her move to California because I believe that she is a positive influence and leader in educational technology.
~ Allene Horton, K12 Education Technologist, G-E-T Schools, WI ~
Of all the organizers and presenters I have encountered, Naomi is hands-down the most professional person. Her attention to detail is high, and the focus of her work and workshops involves research and learning with the participant in the center. Her toolbox of knowledge is vast, and my school relies on her expertise to drive learning.
~ Darren Ellwein, NASSP 2017 Digital Principal of the Year, Harrisburg, SD Schools~
I have known and respected Naomi Harm as an educator and leader in finding ways to integrate technology into the curriculum. Her knowledge of educational applications across multiple platforms is vast. I have invited Naomi to share her wealth of information with my teaching staff a number of times. Each time she has made a positive impression on the teachers and left them with countless resources which they are prepared to use the very next day. Naomi makes a positive impact on educators and provides them with the tools and the training to enhance teaching and learning at any grade level and in any subject area.
~ Dan Schmidt, IT Coordinator/Director, Lake Geneva Schools, WI ~
Naomi has brought amazing professional development/learning to many educators around the nation that is approachable, replicable, full of strategies and tools/resources that can be implemented tomorrow. She is a life-long learner and engaging member of the educational technology social media communities. She is a true Ed Tech pioneer who knows how to lead by example. Naomi works tirelessly, shares generously, and empowers educators at every level to see their potential for transformational change.
~ Sherry Bosch, ISTE Online Program Manager, Eugene, OR ~
Naomi Harm is a leader that is passionate about helping others. When I have had the honor of listening and collaborating with her I always leave inspired and with something new. She seamlessly integrates best teaching strategies into her workshops. The thing I like about that is she does this in a way that is modeling for us instead of just saying here is a great tool. Any time Naomi and I are at a conference I make it a point to get to a session. Her passion is contagious and her ideas are a game changer for schools.
~ Travis Lape, Elementary Assistant Principal, Harrisburg SD Schools ~
Naomi is an enthusiastic and dynamic presenter. She is always making authentic connections with participants and presentation.
~ Julia Fisher, PD Strategist, Phoenix, AZ ~
Naomi is an energetic leader that engages every learner to their fullest potential. Any opportunity to collaborate with Naomi guarantees you a meaningful learning experience in a safe, fun environment.
~ Velvet Holmes, Information Technology Literacy Teacher in the Oregon School District, WI ~
Naomi Harm is a generous and caring individual who easily makes others feel valued and appreciated. She helps educators to see the value in educational technology and gives them the necessary confidence and resources to implement meaningful technology integration. Naomi’s constant vision for high quality professional development with purpose and fidelity is above and beyond the norm. From the moment educators begin engaging with Naomi, they are captivated with her upbeat personality and professional manner. She is a truly talented speaker, presenter and facilitator that is making a difference in today’s technology rich educational world.
~Deb Norton, Technology Integration Specialist at East High School, WI ~
Naomi Harm is an incredible leader. She shares her innovative ideas through keynote speeches, hands on workshops, and social media. She is approachable and treats every one with respect. When posed with a question, her answers are complete and she makes sure she is understood before moving on. From working with Naomi as a learner and colleague, I feel valued and appreciated. She has helped me grow in my career and I value our time together.
~ Angie Kalthoff, Technology Integrationist, St.Cloud, MN Area School District~
Naomi Harm has presented in the Baraboo, WI School District on multiple occasions. Her presentations are always engaging, thought provoking and well received by our staff. Her digital leadership has had a positive impact on our capacity to engage students in learning.
~ John Gunnell, Middle School Principal, Baraboo, WI Schools ~
Thank you CUE, Naomi Harm is a great presenter with amazing ideas to share.
~ CUE attendee March 2017~
WOW! Outstanding presentation – this was wonderful and inspiring. Thank you!
~ CUE attendee March 2017~
She has spoken at over 125 National and International technology conferences, and her most recent keynotes and featured speaker addresses include: ISTE, San Antonio, TX, CUE Live – Palm Springs, CA, SSLA Saskatoon, Canada, AVEdTech Summit Palmdale, CA, Practical Pedagogies in Toulouse, France, NCTIES North Carolina, and SchoolNet South Africa in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein.