Nick is an Environmental Science teacher at Clover High School and was previously the 2012-2013 Clover School District Teacher of the Year. Nick holds a degree in Biology from SUNY Potsdam and is currently completing his Masters in Curriculum and Instruction/Educational Technology from Winthrop University. With 19 years of teaching experience, Nick is a National Board Certified Teacher, an Apple Distinguished Educator, a former department chair, a Polar Educator, and was one of the teachers selected for the Clover Connected Classrooms 1:1 pilot program. Nick has presented on the national level on several occasions for NSTA and was chosen as a 2014 & 2016 ISTE presenter. Nick is the author of a weekly blog, Nick’s Picks for Educational Technology, which provides tools for teachers to incorporate more technology in their classrooms. He believes that 21st century teachers should prepare students to be more digitally literate citizens. An EdTech consultant, Nick’s sessions strive to give teachers the confidence they need to help integrate technology into their curriculum.