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Shawn W. McCusker

Shawn W. McCusker has 25 years of experience as a teacher and leader and is currently the director of professional learning at Digital Promise, a nonprofit dedicated to closing the digital learning gap.

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Shawn W. McCusker

Shawn W. McCusker is the director of professional learning at Digital Promise, a nonprofit dedicated to closing the digital learning gap and supporting teachers in schools across the United States. Shawn has 25 years of experience as a teacher and leader in public, private, and alternative schools and is passionate in his belief in student-centered, experiential learning and the power of student storytelling. He was an early innovator in using Twitter to create and organize online learning communities, such as #sschat and #1to1techat.

Shawn works with schools across the United States to develop teacher capacity in technology use, blended learning, creativity, and engaging civic education strategies. He regularly presents on these topics at conferences across the United States.

Due to his expertise in technology integration, his lessons and student products have been featured in THE Journal, Educational Leadership, and Education Week. In 2006, he was recognized as a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching; in 2016, he was named a Top Trailblazing Educator on Twitter by eSchool News.

Shawn received a bachelor’s degree in history from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Concordia University Chicago.