Facts About Me

A picture of Randall Black delivering a presentation at the 2016 West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference in Morgantown, WV.

  • I am an educator, technology specialist, and podcaster with a goal to help students, teachers, and administrators to improve for success in, and out, of the classroom through the continuous improvement of my skills as an educator and my knowledge base as a technology specialist.

  • I have presented at various conferences and events and provided training to teachers and students in both small and large scale settings.

  • I am currently working with Cabell County Schools as a Technology Systems Specialist at Huntington High School. Prior to this, I served in various instructional and support capacities with Wayne, Putnam and Cabell County Schools.

  • I am a 2004 graduate of Marshall University with a B.A. in Secondary Education (Social Studies) and History.

  • I am a 2012 graduate of Ashford University with a M.A. in Teaching and Learning with Technology.

  • I hold WV educator certifications in Social Studies (5-Adult), Technology Integration Specialist, Technology Systems Specialist and Library Media Specialist (PK-Adult).

  • I was involved in the organization and execution of the bi-monthly #WVEdChat. This bi-monthly chat among educators from West Virginia, and beyond, hoped to continue helping all participants to personalize their professional development and continue their growth.

  • I have produced a number of podcasts.

    • The Randall Black Show featured guests from my PLN (Professional Learning Network) as well as news, stories, and more related to my work in education.

    • #WVEdChat Recap was a quick review of the #WVEdChat session from the previous week and promoted upcoming chat topics.

    • EdTech Shorts featured quick and simple edtech tips for educators with the goal of helping them to work smarter, not harder.