Dr. Luis Pérez
Luis Pérez is an inclusive learning evangelist based in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has more than a decade of experience working with educators to help them integrate technology in ways that empower all learners.
Pérez holds a doctorate in special education and a master’s degree in instructional technology from the University of South Florida. He is the author of Mobile Learning for All: Supporting Accessibility with the iPad, from Corwin Press and has been honored as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) in 2009, as a Google in Education Certified Innovator in 2014, and as a Book Creator Ambassador and a TouchCast Ambassador in 2016.
Pérez currently serves as the Professional Learning Chair of the Inclusive Learning Network of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). His work has appeared in publications such as Teaching Exceptional Children, Closing the Gap Solutions, THE Journal, and The Loop Magazine.
In addition to his work in educational technology, Pérez is an avid photographer whose work has been featured in Better Photography magazine, Business Insider, the New York Times Bits Blog and the Sydney Morning Herald. He has presented at national and international conferences such as South by Southwest EDU, ISTE, CSUN, ATIA and Closing the Gap.