Why I am thankful for my connections

The road to learning

It is basic and simple, I am thankful for connections because they make me a better educator and that benefits my students and my school.

In the road to learning, there have been many stewards of knowledge who have been my fueling stations to follow a path to impact learning.

Locally I thank my colleagues who are part of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Technology. #CAISCOT  These awesome educators, especially Justine @justfell, have given me local connections that opened my eyes as to what I could be doing and inspired change that has done more than I can say to motivate me to follow my path of professional growth.

I am ever inspired by @bnpowers.  Ben is transformational leader that leads with passion and creativity.  I connect with Ben in the confines of our building, but also in the connectivity of social media.  He understands and fosters…

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About Sharon LePage Plante

Sharon Plante, an educator with 20 years teaching experience in special education, has been an educator at Eagle Hill-Southport for over eleven years, as well as currently serving as Director of Technology. She utilizes her educational training and love of technology to engage students with learning disabilities in building their skills and finding success. Sharon is the co-author of Using Technology to Engage Students with Learning Disabilities. She was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from George Mason University College of Education and Human Development. She has presented at Everyone Reading, EdRev, Edscape, ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association), and New York Chapter of ALTA (Academic Language Trainers Association), as well as at several EdCamps, on using technology to empower the dyslexic learner. Sharon is the 2015-2017 chair of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Technology. Additionally, she hosts a podcast for Bam Radio Network on Learning Differently bringing together the voices of those working in the many aspects of special education. Sharon is a co-founder of #edtechchat, and co-organizer of EdCampSWCT.
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