ISTE Certified Trainer

Dr. Dana Watts

Curriculum Leader Hong Kong International School
Director of Innovation – 21st Century Learning

Dana is Curriculum Leader at Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong’s largest American international school with close to 3000 students across two campuses.  

In her additional role as Director of Innovation for 21st Century Learning, Dana Specker Watts collaborates on all aspects of 21st Century Learning from online courses, workshops and conferences with a view to providing support for schools for sustainable change.

Previously As a technology coach at the American Embassy School in New Delhi, Dana lead the rollout of the region’s first  1:1 iPad program with an integrated Digital Citizenship Camp. She later designed and facilitated the first iPad Summit conference in India. Currently a Doctoral candidate through the CASTLE program at the University of Kentucky, Dana is also the author of iPads for Learning, an online instructor for SUNY Buffalo and the University of Kentucky, and works as a consultant for international schools.

Dana currently spends her free time doing research on the implementation of professional development within the international school community and empowering teacher leaders. Dana jointly created a group three years ago for women interested in leadership in the International School sector.   

Dana has just finalized her Doctoral degree with a leading educational leadership postgraduate school, University of Kentucky

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The ISTE Certification for Educators is a rigorous professional certification aimed at ambitious educators and coaches who are ready to step up to the challenge of taking their professional practice around the use of education technology to the next level.