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Martin Cisneros

Berryessa USD
Director of Technology
San Jose, California
Martin Ricardo Cisneros (@TheTechProfe) is a Modern Learning Advisor, speaker, GeekDad, TechJedi, SuperMariachi and a Director of Technology, from Silicon Valley! At his current position, he provides strategic leadership in anticipating and developing appropriate and innovative systems to future needs and challenges regarding the District’s information technology program and blended learning in the workplace and classroom.
Martin develops and facilitates professional learning on modern educational trends for the purpose of improving teaching and learning through innovative processes . He has developed many blended curricular programs some of which have been adopted by districts, universities, and others that have been rolled out country-wide. Martin has experience teaching students and professionals at all levels including elementary, secondary, and higher education while working in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Martin has a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is also an original Google Certified Innovator (Mountain View 08), Google Certified Trainer, Bilingual Conference Speaker, Apple Teacher, CUE Professional Lead Learner/Rockstar Faculty/B.O.L.D. Faculty, CUE Technology Leaders Network Lead, Leading Edge Professional Developer/Online & Blended Educator/Digital Educator/Professional Learning Leader, Common Sense Media Educator, Krause Center for Innovation Professional Facilitator, (CDLC) California Digital Learning Collaborative, and an International Society for Technology (ISTE) in Education of Alignment Developer for Digital Badge Programs & Education Social Media Ambassador, and recently, an Adobe Education Leader including ambassador to various edtech platforms used globally.

He has served as an educational technology consultant for various counties nationwide. Martin has spent 25+ years as a teacher, curriculum coach, school and district administrator, professional development coordinator, technology director, and an educational technology integration specialist for various school districts in California. He presents at various local, regional, statewide and nationwide educational conferences on ways to support blended and innovating teaching and learning. Most presentations can be accessed at TheTechProfe.com