Who Is The Tech Rabbi?
Michael Cohen, known as The Tech Rabbi, is a designer and technologist turned educator. As a speaker, writer and creativity instigator, he’s on a mission to help young people develop the creative confidence they need to become challenge seekers and solution designers. He is the author of the book Educated By Design, which outlines his principles for revealing and nurturing our innate creative courage and capacity.
He works with schools, institutions and businesses to help them create or refine opportunities for students to leverage technology, media creation and digital age skills in ways that foster inquiry and the drive to solve the complex challenges of our global society.
Cohen shares his story of design and creativity through social media, keynote addresses and featured talks on international stages, including ISTE, SXSW EDU, Congreo Mexico, EdTechTeacher Summits and Apple Education events.
He currently serves as the director of innovation at Yeshiva University of Los Angeles Boys School (YULA), where he manages and teaches at the Schlesinger STEAM and Entrepreneurship Center.
He’s also an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Trainer, Adobe Certified Trainer, has been ranked as one of today’s top 50 EdTech influencers, and was recognized as Tech & Learning magazine “Most Inspiring in EdTech in 2019."
Michael Cohen, The Tech Rabbi, is a designer, educator and creativity instigator. His mission is to help educators around the world reveal their own creative abilities so they can empower students to solve interesting problems and become positive contributors to our global society. He is the author of the book Educated By Design, which outlines his principles for revealing and nurturing our innate creative courage and capacity. He is a national keynote speaker, advisor, and trainer. When he isn’t traveling the world sharing his message, he serves as the director of innovation for Yeshiva University of Los Angeles Boys School (YULA) where he manages and teaches at the Schlesinger STEAM and Entrepreneurship Center.
Masters of Science Education (Educational Technology), California State University Fullerton, January 2016
Rabbinic Ordination, Rabbi Dovid Shochet, August 2014
Bachelors of Fine Art, Printmaking and Design, California State University Long Beach, June 2009
Apple Distinguished Educator - 2015
Onalytica Top 50 EdTech Influencers 2016
Golomb Prize for Excellence in Education Award 2016
Adobe Education Trainer 2016
Google Certified Trainer 2017
Adobe Education Trainer
Book Creator Ambassador
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