Degrees and Certifications:
-Ed.S., Educational Technology, Lesley University -Educational Leadership, University of Alabama Birmingham -M.A., Special Education, University of Alabama Birmingham -B.S., Elementary Education, Auburn University
Mrs. Suzan Brandt
Suzan Brandt has recently been named the Technology Director for Mountain Brook Schools. She was previously Technology Coordinator at Mountain Brook Junior High School. She began her career with Hoover City Schools in 1994 and served as an Instructional Technology Specialist from 2000-2009. Suzan has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Auburn University and an M.A. in Special Education from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she also completed coursework for her Educational Leadership certificate. She earned an Ed.S. in Educational Technology from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Suzan has worked in the area of special education and has taught Language Arts, Math, and Computer Applications.
Suzan is actively involved in professional development and learning. She has presented at The Gulf Coast Writing Project, The Samford University Writing Project, ACTE Conference, EduCon, AETA, Tech & Learning Live, and the Alabama Educational Technology Conference. She is an organizer for edcamp Birmingham, edcamp Mountain Brook , and CoSN's Unconference, CoSNCamp. Suzan is the organizer for TEDxYouth@MBJH, co-organizer of the MBJH TED-Ed Club and was on the organizational team for TEDxRedMountain, Birmingham's first TEDx event. She is the Education Director of TEDxBirmingham where she is actively participating in the learning community.
Suzan was the 2014 recipient of the Margaret Spencer Ragland Award for outstanding performance by the Mountain Brook Foundation. In 2001 she was recognized as the Outstanding Special Education Alumna Award from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.