Leticia Citizen is beginning her 19th year as an educator. She has taught Kindergarten (2 years), First Grade (7 years), and Fifth Grade (9 years). This is her first year as a K-8 Instructional Technology TOSA at Hawthorne School. She uses many instructional tools to impactfully educate, with a particular interest in technology-enhanced teaching. As a result, she currently and effectively implements many applications and programs available to teachers, helping augment their student's learning, modernizing traditional classroom methods.
Leticia shares how she integrates various digital platforms and tech tools with teachers at numerous CUE-affiliate conferences around California and Nevada. She also has presented on these same topics at numerous national conferences over the last several years, most notably NSTA (2018), ISTE (2017 & 2018), and NCFL (2016 & 2017), with new appearances at NCTE, FETC, and returning to TCEA this year.
Leticia currently serves as an ambassador for a variety of digital tools including Nearpod, Wonderopolis, PenPal Schools, Newsela, and Flipgrid. She is also a Level 1 Google Certified Educator and recently awarded Microsoft Innovator Educator Expert.