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Carl Hooker

Hooker Tech LLC
Educator | Speaker | Author | Event Organizer | Consultant | Entrepreneur
Austin, Texas
Carl Hooker was a keynote speaker at ACTEM 2016, and he is returning to Maine to MC ACTEM After Hours (replacing the Brew CUE) and also will provide a couple of workshop sessions at the conference.
Hooker has been a part of a substantial educational shift with technology integration since becoming an educator. From teacher to district technology leadership, he’s always had one common belief – the kids need to drive their own learning. He realizes the challenges in current public education and meets them head-on. His unique blend of educational background, technical expertise, and humor make him a successful driving force for this change.
Known as the Godfather of LearnFestATX which has grown into a global phenomenon over the years. This learning festival has impacted schools and districts from all over the world, inspiring spin-off events in other states as well as in Australia.
Carl brings his 20+ years of educational background, technology integration, and outside-the-box thinking to all of his talks. His unique blend of humor and practical advice is a powerful message for any school, district, or conference!