Julie Ann Gensburg-SawallJulie Ann Gensburg-Sawall founded The ART of SMART, LLC, in 2006, as a way to provide training for her fellow educators who wanted to know more about how to use their SMART Board interactive whiteboards.
Julie Ann is a middle school music educator with over 18 years classroom experience. She was chosen as a 2005 SMART Exemplary Educator, by SMART Technologies ULC, for her integrated use of a SMART Board interactive whiteboard into her choral and general music classrooms. She was also the first educator selected for this honor from the music education field.
Currently Julie Ann is a Certified SMART Master's Trainer and a Certified Microsoft Application Specialist providing professional development workshops, SMART Board interactive whiteboard demonstrations, iPad/iPod hands on training sessions, online and site-based graduate classes, and technology in-services to school districts throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest.
Julie Ann earned a BME from Youngstown State University and a MME from VanderCook College of Music. She is currently in pursuit of her PhD from Capella University specializing in Instructional Deisgn for Online Learning.