Stephanie Fuhs is a 2nd grade teacher at America’s Choice at SAND School, a public K-8 school, in Hartford, CT. Originally from North Carolina, Stephanie moved to Connecticut as a Teach for America 2008 corps member. Since her arrival in Hartford, Stephanie has been actively involved with the district’s technology planning committee and mentor teacher program. At America’s Choice at SAND School, Stephanie works closely with Eagle Odyssey after-school program and Saturday Academy program. She also serves on the School Governance Council. Stephanie received a B.A in Sociology from the University of North Carolina Asheville in 2004 and a M.A. in Reading and Language Arts from the University of Saint Joseph in 2011. Stephanie is passionate about technology in education and has presented at the International Society of Technology in Education 2012 Convention and at the Connecticut Educators Computer Association Tech Expo 2012. She is also a founding organizer of EdCamp Connecticut an annual participant-driven professional development conference for teachers by teachers. Stephanie is looking forward to gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective school leader as a member of the 2012 SPA NYC cohort.