Glenn Gurley graduated from UNC-Charlotte in 1976 with a Bachelor
of Arts in Science. He completed his Master's of Arts in Middle
School Education/Mathematics in 1981 from Appalachian State
University. In 2002, Glenn completed training to be an online
instructor from UNC-Chapel Hill through the COLT (Carolina On-Line
Teacher) program sponsored by
Glennís retired, January 2005 after thirty years as an educator in Gaston County,
North Carolina. He taught 8th and 9th grade
science and math for twenty-two years. He served as the Lead
Teacher in Instructional Technology for the Gaston County School
System for two years. During 1998-2000, he served as an
Educator-on-Loan to the Department of Public Instruction with the
Teachers Connect project. In this position he worked with
Instructional Technology initiatives across the state and with the
DPI Curriculum and Instruction section.
In this role, Glenn:
When Glenn completed his role as Educator-on-Loan, he returned to
his home school in Gaston County,
Middle School, where he was a mathematics and science teacher
on the Sharks Team. He served as the schoolís webmaster and a member
of the school Technology Team. Glenn was the Academy
Coordinator for the Communication and Information Technology
Academy and Academy of Finance at Highland School of Technology.
Glenn is the current webmaster for the
North Carolina Teacher
Academy. He has been a trainer and team leader in "Integrating
Technology into Instruction" and "Technology Connections:
Instruction and Productivity" for the Academy since 1995. Glenn
has been the instructor for
Science Technology II (MAST II) where he taught teachers to
teach in a technology enhanced workstation-based environment.
Also, for five years Glenn served as a Pioneer Mentor. In this
role he presented at state, regional, and national conference
strategies for integrating technology into instruction. In
2007, Glenn taught Honors Physical Science for students in NC.
Glenn works as a consultant in educational technology.
Visit his website.
Glenn and his wife Robin have two daughters, Betsy (26) and Kati
(20). Glenn enjoys spending time with his
family, doing things around his house/yard, and working with
technology. His first grandson was born November 21, 2007
and is proud to be called Gramps -
Isaac's family blog. He is currently working with his 80 year
old Dad to digitally tell the story of his life in
has sponsored online collaborative projects during the past
several years which include:
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