Chris Bell is the Chief Operating Officer and has been with the company since 2010. He wears many hats ranging from directing digital marketing to business development to strategic partnerships. He will also occasionally lead a strategic plan development, present at a Summit, or lead a full day workshop in order to keep grounded to the impactful work the company is engaged in.
Chris most recently was the District Coordinator of Instructional Technology for Saddleback Valley Unified School District in Southern California. In this capacity, he oversaw the instructional technology project implementations in the district including 1:1 classrooms utilizing Chromebooks, mobile device initiatives, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) classrooms, and online learning.
Chris has taught at all levels K-12 including online and has enjoyed working with pre-service teachers and online teachers. He was actively involved in the development of the Leading Edge Certification for Online & Blended Teaching, the Quality Standards for Online Teaching, the Quality Standards for Online Learning, and the Google for Education Certified Trainer program. Chris is formally recognized as a Google Certified Innovator (Boulder 2009) and a Google for Education Certified Trainer