Dr. Wendy Metcalf

Wendy Metcalf

Dr. Wendy Metcalf is the Director of School Technology at Gwinnett County Public Schools, Ga. Previously she served as the founding administrator for Gwinnett County Online Campus. Her experience includes service as a high school Assistant Principal, Technology Coordinator, and Mathematics teacher. Dr. Metcalf and her husband enjoy spending time at Disney World, traveling abroad and participating in triathlons

Dr. Beverley Taylor

Beverley Taylor

Beverley Taylor, a performance, learning and development strategist, is passionate about people, the planet, and performance (and contributing to improve the outcomes of all three). She has worked on a variety of projects in business, government, non-profit and education. She earned her PhD in Instructional Technology at Georgia State University and continues to facilitate online courses. She enjoys creating optimal learning environments where initiatives are aligned with strategic goals and results are positive, measurable, meaningful, and sustainable.

Mr. Derek Woodgate

Derek Woodgate

Futurist, educator and author, Derek Woodgate is the president of The Futures Lab, a foresight consultancy based in Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX with six satellite offices around the world. The firm specializes in creating future potential for major corporations and institutions, especially in the fields of education, entertainment, media, culture, and new communities. Currently, Derek is a part of the Learning Technologies Division, specializing in the Future of Education and Learning in the College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University.