Mary A. Warren is a retired educational technology instructor/facilitator. Currently, she works part-time helping teachers and school districts with various technology related topics. She has many experiences in grant writing, hosting and facilitating technology conferences, as well as providing coursework for various educational agencies and universities. She has been involved in many facets of educational technology ranging from writing grant requests, developing Community Based Technology Plans, assisting with the E-Rate process, and has facilitated various professional development courses for the PDA and various school districts.
Mary began her computing career with the Lemont-Bromberek Combined S.D. 113A, working both as a computer teacher and then becoming the district’s Leading Technology Facilitator. After many long years in Lemont, she then began working for the State Board of Education in the capacity of Learning Technology Director for Suburban Cook County. In that role, she assisted many of the 114 school districts throughout that area.
Mary retired from her full time role in 2014 and has since provided workshops and Administrator Academy courses. She has taught various online courses through the Illinois Virtual School’s professional development program. Ms. Warren earned both her Bachelor of Arts and Masters degree from Governor State University. Continuing with coursework, she then earned a Certificate of Advanced Study from Lewis University. Coursework was also completed through Illinois State University’s Educational Administration and Leadership program and has worked toward earning a doctoral degree.