BEST Course Informational and Show-and-Tell Finale Session

Session 6: 10:30am-11:30am (Saturday March 02, 2024)



In this session, the presenters will provide an overview of the course and its goals. Attendees will be provided with information about how the course can benefit them and lead to effective technology integration that is learner-centered. Recent course completers will share the routines they developed during the course.


Lead Presenter Bio Photo

Kristi Reyes

OTAN, MiraCosta College

Kristi Reyes, MA TESL, is a tenured faculty member in the noncredit ESL program at MiraCosta College, California.. She has more than a decade experience teaching online, with online teaching credentials from @ONE and TESOL International, and is an OTAN Subject Matter Expert.

Lead Presenter Bio Photo

Susan Gaer


Susan Gaer is a technology geek and an educational consultant working for both OTAN as a Subject Matter Expert and for World Education, as an advisor and consultant. She loves empowering both teachers and students in the use of technological tools. She is a CATESOL Past President and an adjunct professor for the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul.

Type of Presentation

Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)


  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Support Staff or Other Staff (Transition Specialists, Counselors, Librarians, etc.)

Program Strands

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Secondary Education
  • Adults with Disabilities
  • English as a Second Language
  • Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship
  • Short-term Career Technical Education
  • Workforce Preparation

Category Strands

  • Ensuring Equity and Access
  • Digital Learning Foundations
  • Designing Learning Experiences