Lucas Gillispie

Surry County Schools

Lucas Gillispie

Surry County Schools

Biography

Lucas Gillispie is Director of Academic and Digital Learning for Surry County Schools in North Carolina. A passionate gamer and educator, Lucas explores the intersection of games and learning. He is the creator of the WoWinSchool Project, exploring the educational potential of online games like World of Warcraft with middle schoolers, was one of the earliest pioneers to bring Minecraft into classrooms, and is working to build game-inspired professional development for teachers in his district through his EPIC Academy program. He shares gaming resources with educators and even makes an occasional blog post at: http://www.edurealms.com.