Lynn Regan

Speaking/Consultation Areas: Technologyin the classroom, technology for students with learning disabilities, technologycurriculum planning, and "21st century classrooms"

Presentation Style: Specific practical strategies forimplementing technology in the classroom interspersed with personal anecdotes

Lynn Regan combines technology and special education to make learninga rewarding experience for students with learning disabilities. Her experienceand talent make Lynn a speaker with a 'state of the art presentation"and has won her numerous honors.

While she attended Trenton State College, where she received her education, Lynn interned at the Katzenbach School for the Deaf. Lynnhas experience working with students with perceptual impairments, neurologicalimpairments, ADHD, emotional disturbances, and hearing impairments. As technologyhas begun to flourish, Lynn recently became interested in combining technologyand special education. She currently serves as an appointed technology curriculumcoordinator and instructor for special education at Toms River IntermediateSchool in Toms River, New Jersey.

For her innovative work, Lynn has received a number of awards which includeNew Jersey Teacher of the Year for 1990, National Teacher of the Year byIBM/Technology & Learning for 1990, and the New JerseyDepartment of Special Education's special award for Innovative Use of Computersin Special Education. In addition, she was nominated for the Computer WorldSmithsonian Technology Leadership Award in Education.

Lynn has been active in the integration of technology in Special Education.She was on the first technology pilot program for special education at herschool. She continues to serve in inservice activities which educate thestaff, professionals, and para-professionals in the area of technology.She served on several projects to develop curriculum for the U.S.Department of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Shehas traveled to several states presenting for IBM at AdministratorConferences on technology and special education. Lynn does consulting forSkillbank Corporation, a company that develops softwarefor special education. She has had several articles published in newslettersand magazines along with being a member of the advisory board to Technology& Learning magazine.

Lynn is an excellent speaker who presents a "21st Century classroom"that is manageable and workable for every teacher.