Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL. She frequently presents about social media, education technology, and digital citizenship at national and state conferences. One of the Center for Digital Education's "Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers" in 2015, Susan also received the Making IT Happen Award from the Florida Society for Technology in Education, as well as a 2014 Bammy Award for School Technologist of the Year.
Susan co-founded and moderates the #edtechchat and #digcit Twitter chats and participates regularly in the EdTechChat Radio podcast for the BAM Radio Network. She also developed Tweechme, a mobile app designed to teach educators how to build Personal Learning Networks on Twitter. Her book, Digital Citizenship: A Community Approach, is part of the Corwin Connected Educator Series. Connect with her on Twitter @s_bearden or at www.susanmbearden.com.