Jennifer Hall has been an educator for more than twenty-five years and currently serves as a district Digital Learning Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools. Before taking on her new role, this school year, Jen spent eight years as a district Educational Technology Specialist (ETS).
Jen's passion is leveraging instructional technology to foster student engagement and personalize learning.
Jen is a speaker, trainer, National Board Certified Educator, ISTE Certified Educator, Google Certified Educator, Innovator, and Trainer, Apple Learning Coach, as well as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.
She created her Tech Tips 411 website to share apps, tools, resources, ideas, and more for teachers. She also shares on her Tech Tips 411 YouTube channel quick tips, how-tos, tutorials, lesson highlights, student projects, and live-streamed professional development. Jen is passionate about all things #edtech and loves working with teachers to enhance instruction and engage students.
Jen has presented at international, national, state, and regional conferences and enjoys sharing with teachers ways to effectively integrate technology in standards-based lessons, highlighting resources to develop students’ college and career readiness skills, providing targeted training, as well as facilitating timely and relevant professional development.
Before becoming an ETS, Jen had the joy of being a middle school language arts teacher for seventeen years; teaching gifted language arts for nine years.
In her spare time, Jen is an avid traveler and photographer. www.jlhallphotos.com
Awards & Honors
K-12 IT Influencers to Follow in 2022
ISTE Edtech Coaches Network Award 2021 - Honorable Mention
Google Innovator #NYC19
RJ Stangherlin DENny Award - 2019
DENny Award for Expertise - 2018
Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month - 2017
DEN Community Member of the Week - 2016
Atlanta Public Schools' Demonstration Classroom Teacher 2013-2014
Atlanta Families Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE) Winner - 2013
Izzit Teacher of the Year - 2011-2012
Georgia Distinguished Educator 2007
Atlanta Public Schools Middle School Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist 2005-2006
Brown Middle School Teacher of the Year 2005-2006