Glenn’s educational career has spanned 25 years in Catholic Education in four different communities throughout Alberta, Canada. His teaching experience has ranged from high school science, physical education, religion programming to computer CTS (career technology studies) programs.
Over last 15 years, Glenn served Lakeland Catholic School District 150 as the Director of Technology and lastly as the Associate Superintendent of Technology and Student Learning Services. He transformed the school district from a stationary workstation infrastructure to a mobile wireless framework through the implementation of one to one laptops, tablets and BYOD programs.
Glenn has implemented a number of initiatives such as Alberta’s first rural k-12 ISP service, Canada’s first Apple k-12 iTunesU instances, Webcrossing Collaboration services, Ensemble Video, Noteshare Collaboration services, CrashPlan, SnapStream, Google Apps, Collaba Portal, PowerSchool, JamfSoftware, Joomla, Moodle, WordPress, ePearl Portfolios, Sedna Presenter, WebHelp Desk and CMap Concept Map services just to mention a few. He has worked closely with Alberta Education on implementing a number of provincially funded research projects investigating the impact of technology on the instructional and assessment practices within the classroom. The school district eMerge team was awarded the Premier’s Award of Excellence in 2011 for the work complete in the One to One Laptop Research Project.
Glenn has continued with his passion for integrating and assessing new instructional, assessment and technology practices by completing a Masters Degree in the area of Instructional Design at the University of Saskatchewan.