COE: Michael Butler
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Michael K. Butler Sr. currently serves as the Ed Collabitat Operations Manager, Director of the E. Desmond Lee Technology and Learning Center, Building Manager and as the Web Manager for the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St.. Louis. He has more than 25 years of technology experience which includes management and educational growth activities at all levels for teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

Michael was the Webmaster In the Parkway School District as well as the Cooperating School Districts (now known as Education Plus) in St. Louis, Missouri where he also chaired several committees. Michael worked in schools around the country in a wide range of activities ranging from Digital Story Telling to motivational speeches. He was founder and President of a digital camera user-group that meet in the St. Louis area for several years.

Michael started presenting for Classroom Connect (Hardcourt) in 1997 at their Anaheim, CA conference. Soon afterwards he had become one of their top nationally recognized presenters as well as a Featured Speaker for several of their conferences. He has presented for several other nationally conferences such as ISTE, TCEA, METC, Learn Forward, and Brewer Technologies.