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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Ann Vega

McAllen ISD
Director of Digital Learning and Libraries
Ann Vega has been an educator for 30 years. She has taught in Cypress Fairbanks ISD, IDEA Public Schools, and McAllen ISD. She was a technology specialist with Region One ESC where she worked across the valley supporting teachers. She is passionate about technology and how integration should work seamlessly within all subject areas. She is a library advocate and loves how libraries have evolved. Ann is a certified Google trainer and worked to set up Google Apps for Education (now called G-Suite) at IDEA, Region One and McAllen ISD. She is the founder of TECHnovate (formerly iPadPaloozaSTX) and TECH Wars. Ann won the 2013 MVP (Most Valuable Presence) TASL Award from the Texas Library Association and the 2017 The SHSU Dr. Bonnie Thorne Outstanding Service Award from Sam Houston State University. She began working on a Doctorate of Instructional Systems Design and Technology at Sam Houston State University. She is currently the Director of Digital Learning and Library Services at McAllen ISD.