Interview with Susan Bearden (@s_bearden) about Digital Citizenship (podcast #71)

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Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL. She frequently presents about social media, education technology, and digital citizenship at national and state conferences including ISTE, FETC, CoSN, and Miami Device. Awards include being named to the Center for Digital Education’s 2015 list of “Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers,” the Making IT Happen Award from the Florida Society for Technology in Education, and the 2014 Bammy Award for School Technologist of the Year.

Bearden co-founded and moderates the #edtechchat and #digcit (Digital Citizenship) Twitter chats and participates regularly in the EdTechChat Radio podcast for the BAM Radio Network ( Inspired by her experiences with Twitter, she developed Tweechme, a mobile app specifically designed to teach educators how to build Personal Learning Networks on Twitter.

Susan Bearden - Digital Citizenship


Her book Digital Citizenship: A Community Approach is available from Corwin Press as part of their Connected Educator Services. Connect with her on Twitter @s_bearden and @Tweechmeapp or at

Buy Susan’s Book at Corwin or Amazon

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LISTEN TO EPISODE #12:  Susan Bearden and Catherine Koos, “Using Social Media to Build Relationships”.

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