Lisa Nielsen - Lisa is an outspoken and passionate advocate of innovative education who is best known as creator of The Innovative Educator blog. She is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on "Thinking Outside the Ban" and determining ways to harness the power of technology for instruction and providing a voice to educators and students. Based in New York City, Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities helping schools and districts to educate in innovative ways that will prepare students for 21st century success. Her upcoming book, “Teaching Generation Text” is set for a fall 2011 release date. You can follow her on Twitter @InnovativeEdu.