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Mike Guerena

Advisor Greater San Diego Area, US

President, ThinkWrite Technologies and Director, Educational Technology, Encinitas Union School District.

President, ThinkWrite Technologies and Director, Educational Technology, Encinitas Union School District.

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Ten Marks
myON Reader

Positions

CEO ThinkWrite Technologies 2013 - present
Director of Educational Technology Encinitas Union School District July 2007 - June 2016
President ThinkWrite Technologies 2013 - present
Director, Instructional Technology Encinitas Union School District July 2007 - present
Program Specialist Orange County Department of Education April 2004 - June 2007

Education

San Diego State University-California State University Educational/Instructional Technology 1999 - 2002
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo English Language and Literature, General 1992 - 1994

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Sales
  • • Marketing
  • • Leadership
  • • Investments
Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Hardware
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

I am looking to become an advisor to ed tech companies on the K-12 education market. I have experience advising with myON, Ten Marks and Imagine Learning on their products while I was leading implementations into schools. I have 20 years of experience as educator and innovator in K-12 education that I can draw on to help ed tech companies better align their products to their customers. I was the director of one of the first districtwide one to one iPad programs in the US and have a lot of experience in evaluating and implementing digital curriculum programs, developing training modules for teachers, the education procurement process and the administration of digital programs at the district level.

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Jamie Knight
We worked together  •  Director-Music, Media & Entertainment Technology, HB Academy for the Performing Arts.
I first met Mike at the CUE Conference in Palm Springs in 2004 where he became a vocal advocate for my revolutionary music program. I next u ... sed his services as an advisor regarding Technology training for a Huntington Beach High School teacher inservice. I always run into Mike at Trade shows and education conferences and he is always enthusiastic, knowledgable and a total pro to work with. Everyone loves him and he has such a strong work ethic that matches his creative spirit. I would highly recommend Mike for any endeavor that required technical knowledge, interpersonal skills and creativity.
Joe Pearce
We worked together  •  founder, Uzibull. Previously co-founder, Federico's Kauai.
Mike is a resourceful self starter with tons of experience in device intergration and deployment in the K-12 sector.
Cynthia Chandler
We worked together  •  SD CUE President, Computer Using Educators and Part-time Trainer for AB430 Leadership, San Diego County Office of Education.
Mike knows technology integration from the ground up. He has been involved in Educational Technology practices since the 1990's and can inst ... ruct, guide, coach, lead, and produce in any environment.
Dave Master
We worked together  •  Director, Master Ideaworks LLC and Board of Visitors, Claremont Graduate University.
mike has a breadth of experience in tech education and applications K-12. Mike is a tireless innovator in this field. Mike has experience in ... the classroom, curriculum design, administration, in-service programs, technology integration, etc. Many people have expertise in particular specific areas; few have expertise in such a broad array of interconnected experiences. Mike is himself a nexus of education, technology and curricular design.
Katherine Hayden
We worked together  •  Professor: School of Education, Cal State San Marcos and Emeritus Professor, California State University San Marcos.
Mike has mentored and provided leadership for teachers to engage in use of technology to support learning. He understands the needs of class ... room teachers and has expertise in providing network and technology support for K-12 classrooms.
Devin Vodicka
We worked together  •  Superintendent, Vista Unified School District and Leadership Cadre, TICAL. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
Mike is a very knowledgeable and experienced ed tech leader who has great credibility due to his expertise and passion. His track record of ... success is a testament to his ability and dedication.
Brendan Walsh
They're my advisor  •  VP, Product Marketing - Infrastructure Group, MaxLinear and Co-founder, WordPivot. Wharton grad. University of California, Davis grad.
I've been fortunate to have Mike's sage advice over the last few years. When it comes to introducing new technology into schools, Mike uniqu ... ely understands the perspective of educators, district IT professionals, and administrators--and he's only one person! Highly recommended.
Ashley Tarquin
We worked together  •  TOSA Instructional Technology/ International Baccalaureate Coordinator, Encinitas Union School District.
Mike is a transformational leader who finds the strengths and enables staff to work to the highest potential. Mike has been a key person in ... our district’s professional development and vision. He provides the structure and support that people need to excel and is thoughtful about timing when adding new programs or additional tasks to the workload. When I have a question about digital curriculum and/or educational or instructional technology, he is the person I go to. The respect that he has engendered across this district is remarkable. He has created the path and led the way over the years.
Joan Hanor
We worked together  •  Professor, CSUSM and Professor, California State University San Marcos. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad. University of Iowa grad.
Mike has all the necessary professional skills and expertise along with exceptional creativity and initiative.
Jill Florant
We worked together  •  Director of Customer Programs, TenMarks Education, an Amazon Company. Previously Regional Director, Edmodo. Stanford grad.
Mike is an outstanding ed tech leader. He is knowledgeable on all aspects of high quality instructional design and implementation for blend ... ed and mobile learning, and has delivered significant results as a leader of Encinitas 1:1 iPad initiative over the last 3 years. He was an early adopter of both Edmodo and Amazon's TenMarks and has been a phenomenal collaborator.
Kent Christensen, MBA
We worked together  •  Education Account Executive, Apple Inc.. Previously Client Delivery Manager, Xerox.
Mike has experience in educational technology integration, and has built an excellent program at his district.
Holland Lincoln
We worked together  •  Marketing Manager, TenMarks Education, an Amazon Company. Previously Business Development and Marketing Manager, Education, Apple Inc..
Mike is a seasoned veteran in technology integration for learning. His network is extensive and he is always looking for ways to connect, co ... llaborate, and share with other educators in the technology space. I love any opportunity I get to work with Mike, as I know we'll be pushing the envelope and making a positive change in the lives of learners.
Dave Miyashiro
We worked together  •  Superintendent, Cajon Valley Union School District and Principal, Laurel Elementary School.
Mike is a true innovator with a commitment to win-win solutions. I've worked with him directly on numerous projects that have won both nati ... onal and international acclaim.
Julie Johnston
We worked together  •  Account Manager, Capstone Digital. Previously Account Manager, PLATO Learning. Colorado State grad.
Mike has a been involved with cutting edge digital integration in the educational space. He is a known leader in the industry and is a for ... ward thinker
LYNN WALKER
We worked together  •  Senior Marketing Manager, myON. Previously Account Executive, ASI Communications.
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Todd Brekhus
We worked together  •  President, myON. Previously CEO, Brekhus Consulting.
Mike knows EdTech from the inside, making it happen, and from the outside as an innovator.