Jeff Herb is the Principal of Dundee Middle School in West Dundee, Illinois. Dundee Middle is a 6th-8th grade facility that serves approximately 900 students and has over 100 staff members. Prior to his principalship, Jeff was the Associate Principal at Dundee-Crown High School where he had also served as the Director of Academic Support, and and English Teacher.
Jeff went to the University of Illinois and completed undergraduate work in both English and Business Administration. He holds two Masters Degree – one in Teaching and the other in Educational Administration. He is currently a Doctoral student studying Educational Leadership at Aurora University.
As the founder of the popular instructional technology website, Instructional Tech Talk, Jeff participates in regular professional development and does presentations across the country at local and national conferences. He has received several awards for his work with instructional technology, podcasting, and social media.
His podcasts, Instructional Tech Talk and EdTech You Should Know, are regularly featured on the K-12 section of iTunes and he is a co-host of the popular live streaming Tech Educator Podcast on Tuesday nights. He recently started a new podcast, LightUpEDU, which releases every other Friday.
Jeff is an Apple Teacher, a Google Certified Trainer, and regularly works with educational vendors to review and provide consultation for upcoming products and web-tools.