PD Learning Network
VP of Professional Learning Services
Santa Barbara, CA
Rich Dixon is the VP of Professional Learning Services with PD Learning Network and has an M.A., TESL, with more than 20 years’ experience as a teacher, administrator, staff developer, IT director, and curriculum coordinator. In his current position he has the opportunity to develop online and live PD for schools and districts across the country and has recorded over 600 EdTech training videos as well as interviews of national thought leaders in the K12 arena. He is currently working on a project to bring competency based PD to schools through digital badging and micro-credentialing. He has been a past presenter at several major conferences on a variety of EdTech topics including Blended PD (CETPA 2013), Building EdTech Teacher Leadership Capacity (ISTE 2014), Supporting Teachers in EdTech Leadership (CUE 2014), 1:1 Initiatives (CEPTA 2014), and 10 Tips for Filming Your Own Professional Development (ISTE 2015). Whether leading EdTech courses or launching new schools, he strives to improve the effectiveness of instruction through intentional application of educational technology that honors individual learning pathways.