Patricia J. Brown, known as “MsEdtechie”, is a Technology Specialist in St. Louis. She breaks down traditional classroom walls by creating a culture that fosters the 4C’s and authentic learning. She is an award winning educator, blogger, keynote presenter, and was named to the National School Board Association’s “20 to Watch” list for 2016. In Addition, she is a PBS Missouri Lead LearningMedia Digital Innovator, Google Certified Trainer & Innovator, and a 2018 ISTE TED Talk speaker. She is passionate about being a connected educator, and empowering teachers and students. She believes, preparing teachers will ultimately prepare students to compete in our global society through digital age teaching and learning. Follow Patricia on Twitter at @msEdtechie.