Kara is a Mentor Teacher & Tech Integrationist in Kansas City, Missouri. She is a national speaker, writer, blogger, and webinar creator. She holds an Educational Administration degree which includes Elementary and Secondary Administration Certification. She is a firm believer in the power of building relationships, leadership that empowers ALL stakeholders, innovative learning that transcends beyond the classroom, using social media to create networks for yourself, staff, students, and for families, and purposeful and thoughtful technology integration. In 2013 she was recognized with the Missouri Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award and has recently been acknowledge as a
Listen in to what Kara has to say about baseball and hockey, the work she does as a Mentor Teacher and Tech Integrationist and how she got into it, the best part of her job, her graduate studies in Administration and possible future endeavours, being recognized as an outstanding beginning teacher (following your heart and finding fulfillment), Megan Valois (listen to Episode 35 to hear all about her) and how they connected, visiting Canada, what it means to be a National speaker, being nominated and chosen as an METC Spotlight Educator, what generally motivates and inspires her (the energy of other people), knowing people in St. Louis, what she might say to someone to help them find motivation, and her experience helping others find motivation.
You can listen to the podcast here.
You can connect with Kara on Twitter (@kara_welty) and at her website (karawelty.com).