Monica Alicea is a Technology Training and Integration Specialist with the Cobb County School District in Marietta, Georgia. She earned her Ph.D. in Childhood Education from Georgia State University in 2013. She was Cheatham Hill Elementary Teacher of the Year (TOTY) 2015-2016, Voya Unsung Hero 3rd Place Award recipient $7,000 grant winner in 2017. Monica supports teachers in preparing digital-age learners for success in a global, ever-changing society. Her goal is to assist educators in leveraging technology to transform traditional classrooms into digital age classrooms. Monica is a Minecraft Mentor, Certified Minecraft Trainer, Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert, Microsoft Global Learning Mentor, and Flipgrid Student Voice Ambassador.