||Teacher / Instructor|
||(UTC-5) EST - Eastern Standard Time|
||Newton Conover City Schools|
||BSEd in Elementary Education from Western Carolina University, MEd in Curriculum and Instruction from Appalachian State University, PhD student in Teacher Education and Development and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro|
||Elementary Education K-6, Curriculum & Instruction K-12|
||Dr. Jayme Linton is Assistant Professor of Education at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina. Jayme developed and coordinates Lenoir-Rhyneís graduate program in online teaching and instructional design. She received her Ph.D. in teacher education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2014. Jayme received a bachelorís degree in elementary education from Western Carolina University and a masterís degree in curriculum and instruction from Appalachian State University. Previously, she held positions as Instructional Technology Facilitator, Staff Development Coordinator, Instructional Coach, and elementary teacher. She was recognized by the National School Board Association as one of the "20 to Watch" for 2012-13 and was selected for ISTE's Making IT Happen Award by NCTIES in 2013. Dr. Linton is co-founder of #NCed, a bi-weekly Twitter chat for North Carolina educators, and #edteach, a bi-weekly Twitter chat for pre-service teachers. Her research and professional learning focus on preparation and support for online instructors, online and blended learning communities for educators, blended learning in K-12, personal learning networks for pre-service teachers, and professional learning for technology integration. Jayme is married with two beautiful children, ages seven and three, and will soon be expanding her family through adoption.
||"The way to modernize our work is not to use a computer instead of a typewriter and call it innovative. It is to replace existing practices."
-Heidi Hayes Jacobs|