Our mission

Gold EDU is a team of consultants who inspires best practices in education.  We believe in sharing rich resources that empower you to try new things with technology!  

We provide trainings, YouTube sessions, and 1:1 coaching.

In our professional learning community, we hope you feel connected and valued for your work as an educator.  We celebrate you! 


Stephanie Howell

Stephanie has been in education since 2014.  Stephanie has spoken at conferences around the globe, and her most recent achievements are being part of the team named ISTE's Distinguished District, WOSU Leadership Award, a Google Innovator, and PLSD's Innovative Leader Award.  Stephane is one of the founding members of Global GEG and Gold EDU.  Stephanie has a masters in Curriculum and Instruction and Education Leadership.

Megan Ferne 

Megan is a founding member of Gold EDU and has been in education for over 22 years.  She has taught junior high science and is currently an 8th grade social studies teacher in Pickerington Local Schools.  She has a masters in school counseling and loves to create and empower teachers and staff.

Ashley Halkum

Ashley is a middle school counselor in South-Western City Schools.  Ashley has worked in education since 2014 and was named Teacher of the Year in 2023.  She is passionate about helping students discover their superpowers, mentoring, and technology integration for social-emotional learning.  Ashley is a founding leader of Gold EDU and a Google Certified Trainer.