Stacey Gonzales, Ph.D.
Director of Curriculum of Orland Park Schools
Dr. Stacey Gonzales is a dynamic educator accredited with workshops and seminars both at state and national conferences. She was named a Top 30 Technology Transformers &Trailblazers in 2017 from the Center for Digital Education. Her unique vision and experiences focus on schools enhancing student participation, school administration providing relevant instructional programs, and working with schools to uphold fiscal prioritization for plans benefiting 21st Century Learners.
As an instructional technology expert, she is well-versed in developing high quality professional development and fostering talent in others. Dr. Gonzales is extremely knowledgeable of: K-12 online and blended learning, personalized learning via technology, Common Core State Standards, National Technology Education Standards, best-practices in educational technology; teacher technology self-efficacy; technology alignment and integration across disciplines; development and execution of valid and reliable assessments; and implementation of successful teaching strategies. She maintains a reputation built on excellence, service and collaboration.
She holds a Doctorate in Education/Instruction Technology from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Governors State University along with additional degrees.