Phil Hintz
Gurnee School District 56, Director of Technology
Phil Hintz is the Director of Technology for Gurnee School District 56 in Gurnee, Illinois where he has been for the past 14 years. Currently, Phil's district is in their 7th year of a district-wide, 1:1 iPad initiative for all 2400 students and teachers in grades Pre-K through 8. Phil has presented at several Illinois technology conferences including the ICE (Illinois Computing Educators) conference and the University of Illinois Technology conference called the "Tech Feast.” Phil is a member and has also presented for his local chapter of CoSN, IETL, which he relies on greatly for support and continuing professional education. On the national stage, Phil has presented at Tech and Learning Magazine's School CIO Summits and is an avid new technology reviewer and judge and has written several columns for Tech & Learning Magazine and School CIO Leadership. Phil has also presented workshops for the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC), LearnFest ATX (formally known as iPadpalooza) festival in Austin, Texas, and at the CUE Conference in California. Also, Phil has presented on the international stage at several ISTE Conferences and this year at BETT and the LearnIT conference in London, England. Phil continues to present on the local and national stage at workshops and conferences throughout the year, as well as keeping an extensive consulting and coaching schedule for schools that are beginning their journey towards digital and collaborative transformation.

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