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Educators with combined experience of over 120 years

Teaching in over ten countries across different levels

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Kim Cofino

Kim Cofino

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Kim is the CEO and Co-Founder of COETAIL. An enthusiastic and innovative globally-minded educator. Her work focuses on helping core subject teachers authentically embed current and emerging technologies in the classroom to create a global and collaborative learning environment.

Lissa Layman

Lissa Layman

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Lissa is the Managing Director of COETAIL. She is an Instructional Coach (Tech Integration) in Kuwait, a Critical Friends Group Coach, a Google for Education Certified Trainer, COETAIL graduate and has an M.Ed. in School Technology Leadership. She spends her days collaborating with and coaching colleagues to meaningfully integrate pedagogy and technology. 

 Brandon Hoover

Brandon Hoover

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Brandon is a COETAIL Instructor. He has been in international education since 2002 working in both Jakarta and Manila. He is the Director of Technology at International School Manila. Brandon is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Apple Professional Development Specialist, and a part of the organizing team for Learning2.

Chrissy Hellyer

Chrissy Hellyer

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Chrissy is a mentor for COETAIL Instructors. Previously a Primary School Teacher and a Middle School Teacher in New Zealand, Chrissy has been using technology to enhance learning in the classroom for many years and is passionate about the use of technology in the Elementary School.

 Jeff Utecht

Jeff Utecht

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Jeff is the COO and Co-Founder of COETAIL. An educational technology consultant and author, his work focuses on helping schools and educators use technology in authentic and purposeful ways to transform teaching and learning for students.

Diana Beabout

Diana Beabout

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Diana is a COETAIL Instructor. She is an international educator with over 20 years experience as a teacher, mentor and coach in the United States, Japan, China and Qatar. Although her main professional focus is facilitating the learning and growth of students and educators, Diana is a self-professed lifelong learner and appreciates any opportunity to enhance her own understanding and experience.

Ben Sheridan

Ben Sheridan

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Ben Sheridan is an international educator with over 14 years of teaching experience. He is currently a Learning Innovation Coach as NIST International School. In his spare time Ben is pursuing a PhD in school leadership and technology with a focus on professional development.

Ryan Harwood

Ryan Harwood

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Ryan is a COETAIL Instructor. He spent the first 12 years of his career as a humanities teacher with a passion for technology integration. He is currently sharing that passion with other teachers as the Technology Integration Coach at Lincoln Community School in Ghana. He is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and founder of EdCamp Accra and the #AfricaEd Twitter chat. 

Raena Thompson

Raena Thompson

I bring over 6 years of experience working for two different Seattle based Corporations both as an Executive Assistant and an Office Manager. As a mom of 2 young children, entering the world of education and technology I find inspiration in everything Eduro Learning and COETAIL is doing. I am here to help COETAILers with payments, credits and making sure you have a great COETAIL experience.

Rebekah Madrid

Rebekah Madrid

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Rebekah Madrid is a Third Culture Adult currently living in Japan, where she teaches MYP Humanities and is Head of Department at Yokohama International School.