Melissa Adkins

Instructional Technologist
Lamar County School District


Melissa Adkins is a Google for Education Certified Innovator who is in her twelfth year as an Instructional Technologist for Lamar County School District in Mississippi. Melissa uses her experience as a former elementary teacher to passionately advocate and promote student agency, educational technologies, and computer science to K-8 teachers. She models, co-teaches, and facilitates professional development opportunities within her district. Aside from her “day job,” Melissa facilitates CSF workshops and offers training on various educational technologies including G Suite tools. She frequently presents at numerous state and regional conferences advocating for student voice and choice. She specializes in professional development relating to educational technologies that have a positive impact on student learning.


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