Kris Hupp is the Social Studies Department Chair and 21st Century Teaching and Learning Coach at Cornell High School in Coraopolis where he has taught since 2000. He currently teachers College in High School American Government through La Roche College and advises the senior high student council and the broadcasting club. Kris facilitates our professional learning community and book studies in the secondary. He is a Keystone Technology Integrator and holds certificates in PA as a social studies teacher and instructional technology specialist. Kris is a graduate of The Fund for American Studies’ Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems at Georgetown University. He earned his B.S. Ed. in Secondary Education, Social Studies at Slippery Rock University and his M.S. Ed. in Instructional Technology at Duquesne University. He is a member of the Heinz History Center’s Educator Advisory Board, Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC) planning committee and the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network. In 2011 He presented at the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Philadelphia on instructional coaching. Kris’ article, “Give Your Student News Program an Upgrade,” was published in the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) February 2014 issue of Learning and Leading with Technology. He was a Walmart Teacher of the Year in 2007, named as one of 101 Teachers of Excellence by the Teacher Excellence Center in 2007-2008, co-recipient of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh’s George C. Oehmler Educator Award in 2013, and the Busting Boundaries Awardee for the Digital Innovation and Learning Awards (DILA) presented by Digital Promise and EdSurge in 2014.