Janet Neyer

Cadillac High School

400 Linden Street

Cadillac, Michigan 49601

E-Mail: janet.neyer@cadillac.k12.mi.us

Google+: Janet Neyer, Twitter: @JanetNeyer

Blog: Up North Learning

YouTube Channel: JanetNeyer


Master of Arts in Humanities, 1999

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts, College of Literature, Sciences and Arts, 1991

Secondary Teacher Certification: Majors: English and Psychology

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Cadillac High School, Cadillac, Michigan

Highly qualified teacher of English and psychology, 1992-present.

Educational Technology Presenter, Cadillac Area Public Schools, 2010 - present.

Teacher Consultant, Chippewa River Writing Project, July 2013-present.

Organizer, Edcamp Northern Michigan, October 2013-present.

Online Facilitator, Central Michigan University, EDU 508IU Mini Courses: Narrative, Argumentative, and Informational Writing, Fall 2013.


Representative, Secondary Section Nominating Committee, National Council of Teachers of English, 2016-17.

Secretary, Northern Michigan Reading Council, Local Council  of the Michigan Reading Association, 2015-present.

Google for Education Certified Trainer, Qualified in Google Apps, Chrome, and Chromebooks, December 2014-present.

Certified Instructor, REMC Blended Learning in the Classroom, May 2013.

President, Cadillac Education Association, July 2013-2016.

Recipient, Sue Westhauser Excellence in Education Award, Cadillac Schools, 2009.

Recipient, Outstanding Person in Education, Cadillac Schools, 1996.


“Telling Our Stories: Creating Authentic Narratives of Home,” Language Arts Journal of Michigan: Vol. 29: Iss. 2, Spring/Summer 2014.

Becoming Authentic Writers: How the Paperless Classroom Goes Beyond Teacher Convenience, CRWP Teachers as Writers Blog, April 2014.

Why Read? An Infographic Based on Kelly Gallagher’s 10 Reasons to Read.

Blog: Up North Learning (upnorthlearning.org)


Presenter, 21st Century Research, Wired TC Conference, August 2016.

Presenter, 21st Century Research, Boyne Tech Conference, June 2016.

Featured Presenter, Authentic Research, Authentic Writing, 4T Virtual Conference, May 2016.

Presenter, Where do Teacher-Writers Begin? Teacher-Writer Roundtables, NCTE Annual Convention, November 2015.

Moderator for presenter Eric Hammerstrom, Video: An Important But Forgotten Medium, 4T Virtual Conference on Digital Writing Conference, October 2015.

Presenter, 21st Century Research, Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference, March 2015.

Co-Presenter, Bigs and Littles: Using Technology to Connect Students and Enhance Literacy, Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning Conference, March 2015.

Co-Presenter, Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback (based on Marzano’s The Art and Science of Teaching), Cadillac Area Public Schools, February 2015.

Presenter, Enhancing Literacy with Google, Chippewa River Writing Conference, January 2015.

Presenter, Enhancing Literacy with Google: Part 2, Mount Pleasant Area Literacy Exchange, Central Michigan University, January 2015.

Presenter, Building Site Capacity and Learning Together Through Leadership Institutes and Opportunities, Roundtable Presenter, National Writing Project Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., November 2014.

Presenter, Improving Literacy and Learning with Google Apps and Extensions, Wexford- Missaukee Intermediate School District, November 2014.

Presenter, Enhancing Literacy with Google: Part 1, Mount Pleasant Area Literacy Exchange, Central Michigan University, November 2014.

Presenter, Telling Our Stories: Creating Authentic Narratives of Home, Chippewa River Writing Conference, January 2014.