Barbara Vinal holds a Masters in Technology Education from Lesley University, a Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and holds a certificate in online instruction through the Carolina Online Teacher program (COLT) through LearnNC, a program of the UNC School of Education. She is a Digital Learning Coordinator for the Wake County Public School System in Raleigh, NC. She has been an educator in Maine, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Texas for over 30 years. Mrs. Vinal was a member of the Maine Dept. of Education’s Learning Results Review Committee in 2007, which developed the Maine state standards in Visual and Performing Arts. She presents conference sessions on technology integration in the classroom, assessment techniques, developing standards-based curricula and all things Google. She is a Google Certified Educator Level 2 and a Google Certified Trainer.