Chris Gosselin is the Digital Learning Coach in the Andover Public Schools at the Henry C. Sanborn Elementary School: a dynamic and innovative 1:1 school that serves students in grades K-5. Chris received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, VT in 2009 and his Master of Arts in Teaching from Simmons College in Boston, MA in 2011.
Before shifting into the field of Digital Learning, Chris taught high school English Language Arts in the Westford and Wakefield public schools. His presenting and writing on digital learning and literacy has been published on many websites and blogs, most notably Edutopia.org and ISTE.org on topics including authentic assessment, digital storytelling, effective coaching practices and empowering student voice in learning.

Chris serves on the Board of Directors for MassCUE, the leading non-profit educator organization in Massachusetts for teachers interested in digital learning. Recently, Chris was featured in a short film on collaborating with digital tools in the elementary writing classroom produced by Cabin 5 Media for Cengage Learning. Chris is a member of EDCO Collaborative’s Educator Leadership Institute, Cohort 17, through which he is actively pursuing a MA K-8 School Administration License.

Chris is an active performer and director in the Massachusetts educational theater community. Currently, he serves as the Music Director for the award-winning Westford Academy Theater Arts. Since 2006, Chris has served as the founding Music Director at the Summer School for the Performing Arts (http://www.sspawestford.org) in Westford, MA. Enrolling over 250 students ages 8-18, and with a staff of 60, SSPA produces over 10 productions in six weeks. Additionally, since 2010, Chris has served on Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild’s Executive Council.

You can reach Chris on Twitter at @cjgosselin.