About Us

About Fraser Speirs:

Fraser lives and works in Greenock, Scotland. He is the Head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of Excellence, the world’s first 1:1 iPad school. He holds a BSc in Software Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Glasgow.

Fraser is a regular public speaker at leadership events​ around the world and consults internationally on iOS and technology integration in the classroom. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Apple Education Mentor and Apple Professional Development trainer. He also serves on Apple’s Challenge Based Learning Advisory Board and has advised the Scottish Government on educational technology issues.

Elsewhere:
​Twitter
Blog​
App.net

About Bradley Chambers:​

​Bradley resides in Chattanooga, Tennessee with his wife and 3 children.  He is the Director of Information Technology for Brainerd Baptist School.  He holds a B.S. in Management from Covenant College.  ​

​Certifications:
​​Apple Certified Mac Technician
​​​Apple Certified Associate: Mac Integration 10.7
​​Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer
​​​Aerohive Certified Wireless Administrator

Elsewhere:​
Twitter
Blog

6 thoughts on “About Us

  1. Your new deployment series is a breath of fresh air as we re-evaluate our 500 iPad deployment going into our 6th year. I am a history teacher turned tech coordinator, and your podcasts have upped my learning curve significantly! Thanks!

  2. Bradley, my name is Barrett Mosbacker. I serve as an adjunct professor at Covenant College and also serve as the Superintendent of Briarwood Christian School, Birmingham, AL: http://www.briarwoodchristianschool.org. BCS has a comprehensive 1:1 iPad program called Learning Unleashed. We are also deploying iPad Pros for all of our K-12 faculty. I would love to connect with you over lunch–my treat–the week of June 27. I’ll be at Covenant College teaching that week in the graduate program. I teach School Business Management. I found you through your podcast “Out of School,” which is excellent. Please email me at bmosbacker@bcsk12.org whether or not you are able to meet with me the week of June 27. Also, I publish a blog (The Christian Education Journal) that may be of interest to you: barrettmosbacker.com

    I look forward to hearing from you.
    Barrett Mosbacker

  3. I have a question for Fraser about episode 188. When you spoke about adding users to the JSS with a Python script, I wanted to hear more about that. I’ve been adding users by hand for years, and it’s bothered me that JAMF does not provide an csv import facility for users. Can you point me to resources that you used to create the script? I can hack in Python, but have not used anything like the REST JSS API.
    Thanks for any help you may provide.

  4. I would have interest in discussing school Networking and IT issues as a guest if youd be inclined. I used to be head of engineering networking at Cisco but am currently slumming it as Director of Operations as well as Engineering & Industrial Arts Teacher at my kids school. Anyway can we ralk about this idea?

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