Full Name
Kim Pollishuke
Job Title
Digital Literacy Consultant
York Region District School Board
Speaker Bio
Kim Pollishuke has been teaching for 17 years and for the last 4 has enjoyed working as a Digital Literacy Consultant for the York Region District School Board, supporting teachers, administrators, and students. She has been an Associate Teacher for teacher candidates at OISE/University of Toronto and York University and enjoyed working as an instructional leader for York University, teaching a number of Additional Qualification courses. Kim is a Google Certified Innovator, Trainer, Educator and holds a Masters degree in education. She co-hosts Shukes And Giff: The Podcast (www.shukesandgiff.com), is a keynote speaker and facilitates workshops at education conferences around the world. She is a contributing author of Creating the Dynamic Classroom: 5 Must-Haves For Teachers. Kim’s goal is to help educators understand the power technology can have in giving a platform for student voice, connecting students to the wider global community, and ultimately creating confident, innovative, digital citizens for the 21st century.

If you were to change careers outside of education, what would you do?
I would either lead tour boats in Mooloolaba Australia to swim with humpback whales all day long or be a producer of a live television show.
Kim Pollishuke