Lance Key

Education: 1999 HS Smith County High School, 2005 B.S. MTSU, & 2011 M.A from Cumberland University

Current Job: Instructional Technology Specialist Putnam County VITAL

Personal Bio:

Lance Key is the Instructional Technology Specialist and has taught all math classes 6th Grade math to AP Calculus. He has a B.S. Degree in math from Middle Tennessee State University and a Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning from Cumberland University. He has taught mathematics for 12 years and has been using the blended/flipped model in his classroom for the past 9 years. Key has also supervised the online learning for the past 6 years at Cookeville High School and is a District Administrator for Google and Compass Learning for Putnam County. Key has been charged with developing the instructional technology for Putnam County Schools. He specializes in helping teachers incorporate technology in their classroom and was selected as the 2016 - 2017 VITAL Teacher of the Year. Key’s Certifications: Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Innovator, Edulastic Innovator, Nearpod Certified, CK-12 Certified Educator, Book Creator Ambassador, Read&Write Certified, & a Kami Hero. Lance has spoken at conferences such as ISTE, FETC, iNacol, DLAC, KySTE, NCTIES, ICE, METC, TETC, and TNLead.

Quote: In light of my past experience, current circumstances, future hopes and dreams, what is the wise thing to do?