Full Name
Ellie Reitz
Job Title
7th Grade Social Studies Teacher/ SS Department Chair
Kennedy Junior High School
Speaker Bio
Ellie Reitz is an Ed.D., wife, mom of two, geography teacher of 16 years, reader, relaxer, adventurer, and learner of all the things. Along with being a 7th grade Global Studies/World Geography teacher at Kennedy Junior High in Lisle, IL for the last 14 years, she is the Social Studies Department Chair, a Digital Learning Leader, and has Google Level 2 Certification. She's proudly worked with Google Earth and National Geographic in various collaborative efforts and is currently a Google Earth Education Expert (GE3) and part of the the National Geographic Education Steering Committee. She seeks ways to get students engaged with the world through technology, opening their perspectives and driving them to inquire further about places, people, culture, and current events. You can follow her on Twitter at @le_reitz.