PD Campus Instructors

Meet Our Awesome Team of Instructors!

  • Tom McGee
    Founder, Instructor
    Tom McGee
    Founder, Instructor

    Tom McGee spent 13 years as a classroom teacher and instructional technology specialist.  Tom worked for Apple Education in Cupertino as a Professional Development Specialist and later founded PD Campus to help teachers transform classroom learning through technology driven courses.

    Tom holds a Master's Degree from St. Joseph's University in K12 Instructional Technology and is in pursuit of his certification in Curriculum & Instruction.  Tom enjoys being a dad, husband, and is a Philly sports enthusiast!

    Ken Ehrmann
    Instructor

    Ken Ehrmann currently teaches fifth grade in the Pennridge School District.  He previously taught second grade in Central Bucks School District and worked as a building substitute in Darby Township. In his five years of teaching, he has expanded his career beyond the basic duties of an elementary teacher.  Additionally, Ken earned his Master’s of Education from Gratz College and is currently in pursuit of a Principal’s Certification through Delaware Valley University.

    Ken piloted the first interactive whiteboard surface in the district, and trained teachers across the district when they received their boards.  He also piloted the first windows computer at the elementary schools converting from old Mac computers.  Ken served as the district’s key technology trainer for the elementary teachers in the district.  Some of Ken’s trainings included: Interactive whiteboard training, Windows 101, the Kinesthetic Classroom, and 21st Century Learning in the Elementary Classroom.


    Ken was nominated as a Keystone Technology Innovator by his principal in 2015 and attended the Keystones Technology Innovators Summit at Shippensburg University. He continues to serve, informally, as a technology coach in his school.  

    Curt Minich
    Instructor

    Curt Minich is a graduate of the University of Penn with Master’s Degrees from Penn and Shippensburg University. His fascination with computers began in 1984 when his father, a mainframe programmer, introduced him to Assembly and they built a personal computer.  He is a veteran computer science teacher at the Wyomissing Area High School currently teaching Python, Java, Android and iOS app development and Robotics. Using robotics, 3D printers, Arduinos, and Raspberry Pi computers, he integrates STEM and Maker teaching methods to attract a broad range of students to his flipped classes which allow for more class time for collaboration, discussion, and analytical problem solving.

    Curt is a Keystone Technology Innovator, Mobile CS-P Master Teacher, Penn State University adjunct instructor, and former Reading Area Community College adjunct instructor with experience presenting at many conferences and workshops including ISTE, PETE&C, CS4HS, CSTA, and the World Maker Faire.

    Ryne Anthony
    Instructor

    Ryne Anthony is an 8th Grade Science Teacher and Technology Integration Coach at Octorara Area School District in Atglen, PA. For the past 4 years, Ryne has a taught in a 1:1 iPad environment. In that time he piloted and implemented a Learning Management System called Schoology and Google Apps for Education. Ryne continues to train K-12 teachers in all areas of Ed Tech. Recently, Ryne has focused more on STEM initiatives and has been working with teachers on integrating STEM activities into different content areas. Ryne was recognized as a PA Keystone Technology Innovator in 2014.

    Meg Hood
    Instructor

    Meg Hood is currently a first and second grade looping teacher in the Octorara Area School District.  She has been teaching at the primary level for twelve years.  She holds certificates in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Reading Specialist.  She also holds a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Immaculata University.  Meg has served on numerous curricular committees in her district, including curriculum mapping, English Language Arts, Writing, and Math.  She has led professional development at the Summer Curriculum Mapping Institute and through various in-service programs at her own district.

    Meg has eagerly embraced technology in the classroom by seeking out opportunities to learn and use iPads, Skype in the classroom, interactive whiteboards, screencasting, and more for her students.  She was nominated by her principal as a Keystone Technology Innovator in 2014 and attended the Keystone Technology Innovator Summit at Kutztown University.  Meg continues to provide professional development, both formally and informally, to her colleagues.

  • Matt Rogers
    Instructor
    Matt Rogers
    Instructor

    Matt Rogers is currently a 4th grade teacher in the Pequea Valley School District. Prior to teaching 4th grade, he taught Elementary Learning Support.  Matt has taught with iPads in his classroom for five years, with focuses on flipped classroom, assistive technology, and creativity in education. He has a Master's Degree in Instructional Technology from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. He has spoken at multiple local and State-wide Conferences. He is a Keystone Star Educator, Symbaloo Certified Educator, and ClassDojo Mentor.

    Dylan Peters
    Instructor

    Dylan Peters is a fifth grade teacher in the Tamaqua Area School District. Before teaching at Tamaqua, he taught for one year in the Northern Lehigh District as a fifth grade teacher. Dylan has earned his Master’s Degree in Instructional Media at Wilkes University.

    Dylan became an integral part in developing the BYOD policy in his district and was the first to implement the plan. After developing the policy and implementing it with success, other teachers in the district have used this model. He frequently does training for other teachers for the district that deal with technology and data-integration in the classroom. Dylan currently runs a gamified flipped classroom and has presented on both at recent summits (Keystone 2015 & PETE&C 2016).

    Dylan was nominated as a Keystone Technology Innovator in 2014 by his principal. He attended the summit at Kutztown University.

  • Kirston Moore
    Instructor
    Kirston Moore
    Instructor

    Kirston Elizabeth Moore holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina.  She holds a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Delaware Valley University, Chalfont, Pennsylvania.  She holds certifications in Elementary Ed, middle level Math, middle level Science, K-12 Business and Information Technology, K-12 Technology Education, Supervisor in Curriculum and Instruction and Principal certification.

    Since 2004 Kirston has been employed as an educator in both private and public school systems.  She has taught K-8 computers, physical education, 5th grade math and science, 6th grade math and science, 5th and 6th grade social studies, 8th grade algebra, middle school problem based learning, middle school pre-engineering and middle school STEM. She has also often been responsible for designing courses and writing curriculum.

    Additional responsibilities have included running robotics clubs, taking 8th grade students to the National Seaperch Underwater Robotics Competition and taking 6th and 7th grade students to Pennsylvania State Computer Competitions where her students placed second in multimedia presentations 2 years running.

    Kirston is married and is the mother of 3 boys who are on their way to becoming engineers!!

  • Tom Guellich
    Instructor
    Tom Guellich
    Instructor

    Tom Guellich has been a K-5 STEM facilitator for the past 6 years at Hereford Elementary School in Pennsylvania. Before that he spent 6 years in the elementary classroom. Tom earned his Elementary Education Certification from Kutztown University. Soon after he attended St. Joseph’s University for a Master’s degree in Instructional Technology.

    Tom is also a SMART Exemplary Educator, Keystone Technology Integrator, and has been a technology integration coach for his district. As a teacher in a STEM classroom he gets to experience robotics, 3D design and printing, programming, design, engineering, physics, electricity, app building, even plain old computer basics and Internet safety.

  • Sara Heintzelman
    Instructor
    Sara Heintzelman
    Instructor

    Sara Heintzelman is a special education teacher and staff development facilitator at  Centennial School of Lehigh University. She teaches upper elementary students with behavior disorders and mentors new teachers. Sara received her Bachelor of Science in  Elementary and Special Education from East Stroudsburg University and her Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology and Pennsylvania Special Education Supervisor’s Certificate Program from Lehigh University.  She is currently completing her Ph.D. program in Educational Sciences with a focus on School Technology Leadership at the University of Kentucky. Sara’s research interests include teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders with instructional technology, professional development, online learning, and school technology leadership.


    Sara leads staff development sessions regularly for the staff at Centennial School and in-service trainings for local school districts on topics such as technology integration, iPad and iPod deployment, SMARTBoards, and special education and technology. She was also an Apple Foundations Trainer. Sara collaborates with app developers and educational websites to review their products and provide specific teacher and student feedback. She is a Classkick Mentor, ClassDojo Mentor, and Seesaw Ambassador. Next spring, Sara will serve as an APBS Film Festival Guest Reviewer.

  • Kelsi Wilcox Boyles
    Instructor
    Kelsi Wilcox Boyles
    Instructor

    Kelsi Wilcox Boyles is an Education Program Specialist at Riverview Intermediate Unit #6. She provides instructional technology coaching and training to local public schools and nonpublic schools. She also coordinates STEM competitions for middle and high school students and provides training on ELA initiatives, including non-fiction reading strategies and text-dependent analysis. Kelsi started her education career teaching 7th grade English and serving as an Online Education Advisor in a rural school district in Northwest Pennsylvania.


    Kelsi received her Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education, English; a Master’s in Education, Technology; an Instructional Technology Specialist certificate; and an Online Instruction Endorsement certificate. All obtained from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She has spoke at local, regional, and National conferences about Google Apps for Education. Kelsi volunteers as a 4-H leader and serves as an active member and officer of the Northwest PAECT organization. Kelsi was also recognized as a PA Keystone Technology Innovator in 2016 and is a Nearpod Pionear.

  • Ashley Tomasko
    Program Coordinator
    Ashley Tomasko
    Program Coordinator

    Ashley Tomasko is the Program Coordinator at PD Campus. She works with instructors to schedule their courses, creates the registration process, and assists in marketing the classes. She also works with the University of North Dakota to ensure they receive the documentation they require for each course.

    Ashley received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing; a Master’s in Business Administration; and an Advertising certificate, all from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.