After almost a decade in the video and television industry, Jim Sill hung up his producer hat and embarked on a career in education. Using his industry experience, he created an award winning video production program at El Diamante High School in Visalia, CA. By involving his students in real world video projects, his students garnered awards and recognition at the local, state, and national level.
As a Google Certified Teacher, Google Education Trainer, and Apple Distinguished Educator, Jim’s specializes in Google’s collaborative tools, project-based learning, and visual / media literacy. Today, Jim is the Director of Global Development for EdTechTeam, Inc where he develops and leads EdTechTeam’s Global Summits and professional development at schools on six continents
Jim was featured in Edutopia and their Teach2Learn series for his work in Building Career Skills in Video Production. He was also awarded The Computer Using Educator (CUE) Outstanding Teacher Award and nominated for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Outstanding Teacher Award.