Dean is an educator, a professional speaker, education consultant, and co-founder of Beyond The Chalk, a Montana based company, focusing on transforming education through teacher and student teaching and learning opportunities. Dean emphasizes creating meaningful relationships as he shares ideas on topics such as Google Apps for Education, Mobile Devices, 1:1 Rollout and Adoption, Assessment, and School Leadership.
Dean is an award-winning Montana educator and has experience in all levels of education and school leadership. He has been a classroom teacher, both elementary and high-school, an educational coach and mentor, a Montana State University Adjunct Professor, and a statewide Montana Technology Integration Specialist. Dean’s diverse repertoire of experiences allows him to bring a unique view of current education which is both engaging and entertaining.