Nancy Sturm is a nationally recognized thought leader in the application of educational technology. As an award-winning educator and education technologist, she has more than 20 years of experience in program development, program management and administration, virtual learning and simulation environments, and faculty development. With a lifelong calling to motivate students, coach teachers, and create transformative academic environments, Sturm’s programs and techniques enable teachers to use classroom technology effectively as a catalyst for maximizing achievement. Whether with the Challenger Learning Center or as education technology advisor to the governor of West Virginia, her visionary leadership has resulted in the creation of synergistic environments and development of innovative pedagogies. Throughout her career she has delivered presentations at numerous conferences, and in 2004 she was invited to present to President Bush at the White House, regarding technology integration in classrooms across the country.