Leader. Visionary. Entrepreneur. Disruptor. Change Maker
Angela Maiers embodies each of these descriptors with passion, commitment and fierce determination. She has been creating and leading change in education and enterprise for 31 years. During this time Angela has taught every level of school from Kindergarten to Graduate level as well as consulting with businesses around the world.
She helps individuals and organizations understand and embrace the transformative power of technology and the underlying social web. Her outspoken and passionate advocacy for innovative education balanced with her down-to-earth style has made her a sought after keynote speaker across all venues. Angela’s vibrant and courageous voice are transformative in both the business and education space.
She is the author of eight books, including Liberating Genius,The Habitudes and The Passion Driven Classroom. These books have inspired readers everywhere with lessons and ideas necessary to find their way on the social web in this newly flattened world.
Her “You Matter” talk at TEDxDesMoines has been viewed over a half a million times and inspired Choose2Matter; a global movement that “challenges and inspires students to work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to social problems.” Students tackle authentic real world problems in real time learning the skills and habits needed most for college, career and citizenship. In just a few short years, Choose2Matter has grown from a few classrooms to a reach of nearly 60 thousand classrooms, across 100 countries, touching more than a million students per year.
Whether she is addressing an auditorium full of leaders or sitting on the floor helping 1st graders find their way through new tools and technologies, Angela Maiers’ message is the same; “YOU MATTER and the world needs your contribution.”
Angela earned a Bachelor of of Science in Education and a minor in Neuroscience from the University of Iowa and completed her graduate and post graduate work at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Angela holds two master’s degrees in Literacy and Ed Leadership.
As owner and lead consultant at Maiers Education Services, she has been using her passion for literacy and technology to discover creative ways to assist schools and organizations in meeting their learning and productivity goals.
When she is not at home in Castle Rock, Colorado, spending time with her family, you will find her on her blog angelamaiers.com or on Twitter at @angelamaiers her favorite space for thinking, creating, and pushing the scope of her imagination and learning.
Address: 12648 Leafdale Circle
Castle Rock, Colorado