James Petersen is an education and data consultant with 9320-2810 Quebec Inc., a private consulting corporation based in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada. He is currently a co-leader of the Montreal Google Educator Group, a moderator of the #CdnEdChat Twitter chat, and a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Google for Education Certified Innovator. He has taught mathematics in a 1:1 program, and actively develops techniques to integrate Google Apps for Education and other technology tools to support learning both in and out of the classroom. He has trained educators all over North America to shift their pedagogy and use technology to create learning opportunities that technology provides.
James is also an active contributor and supporter of the Apps Script for Education - Builders and Users community on Google Plus. As an enthusiastic coder, he develops custom solutions to problems that teachers and schools face, creating connections between services and users to facilitate learning. He has hosted webinars focusing on empowering teachers to create their own solutions, and to share them with the global community.