Dean Shareski is a Digital Learning Consultant for Prairie South School Division in Saskatchewan, Canada. Dean works with teachers and students in understanding the power of the Read/Write Web. Dean is strong advocate of design and storytelling and the power of sharing. In 2010, Dean received the International Society for Technology in Education’s award for outstanding leadership. He has presented and led many workshops locally, nationally and internationally. He’s been modeling much of this on his own blog (ideasandthoughts.org) for over 6 years, which on the internet is about 102 years. Dean’s portfolio includes Career Education where he’s been using his understanding of technology to support this curriculum and the idea of online identity and its impact on future careers and learning opportunities.
Jacky Lothian is an enthusiastic and passionate educator who has worked in almost every sector of the school system — from teacher, to Principal, to Coordinator and now as a Career Development Consultant with Prairie South School Division. Jacky is also the President of the Saskatchewan Career and Work Education Association, Saskatchewan’s provincial organization of career educators dedicated to the promotion of Career and Work Education.