Suzi Montgomery is an education consultant who specializes in media education and working with teachers and students dedicated to tapping into the dynamic nature of podcast and film as an instructional resource for social good. She has trained thousands of teachers in media arts and presents across the nation. Her science bachelors and masters degrees, paired with her work in the sciences, and as an oral historian and documentarian, evolved into a career in radio where she taught podcasting courses and was the senior producer of a weekly science radio show on a local NPR affiliate station. Her education experience spans over two decades, teaching in classrooms across the world, working as the Executive Director of Higher Ground Learning, a creative learning center focused on customized learning models, and then moving into film as the SHIFT Program Director where she began training teachers to use filmmaking in the classroom. Grateful to teachers with minds wide open to engaging in new educational strategies, Suzi is dedicated to empowering teachers and enlivening classrooms using story, technology and her vast experience weaving the digital media arts meaningfully into educational settings.