Chad Everett is a self-proclaimed literacy and technology geek. His knowledge of effective technology practices to enhance student learning, coupled with his passion for literacy, makes him a significant resource in the school districts with which he works.
A strong believer in the power of collaboration and the power of technology to expand learning communities, Chad co-founded #MSedchat, Mississippi’s education Twitter chat.
He is also deeply involved with community adult literacy, believing the change needed to transform education extends beyond the school’s walls. Chad serves on the volunteer council and tutors with Literacy Mid-South.
Chad holds a degree from the University of Memphis and is currently completing a Masters degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a former instructional technology specialist and educator in student discipline, where he examined the power of restorative discipline practices to transform the student discipline process. He is currently a middle school language arts teacher, bringing all he has learned from his previous roles to his practice with students.
A frequent professional development leader and conference presenter, Chad spreads a love and enthusiasm for learning and the role technology plays in literacy instruction.