Ed Tech Specialist - Florence Unified School District
Always on the leading edge of technology integration, Nick Trakas has been inspiring the teachers, students, and staff of the Florence School District with top level professional development and lesson improvement strategies since 2007. Nick has been an AzTEA board member since 2013 and Treasurer since 2014. He is also very active in high school golf, where he coaches Poston Butte High in the Fall and Florence High in the Spring. He serves as the chairman of the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s (AIA) golf advisory committee where he is also the Tournament Director for the high school state golf championships (DII & DIII). In his free time he coaches his two boys in flag football. Not only do they play football, but they are also very active in other sports including soccer, karate, basketball, baseball, hockey, and of-course, golf! Nicholas is ten and Caden just turned nine. They both attend Copper Basin K-8 School in San Tan Valley, AZ, where his wife Deanna has taught Kindergarten since 2005.