We at the Kaw Valley Academy of Technology and Education are pleased to introduce our Keynote speaker for 2018. 


Drew Lane

Drew Lane is a recognized and vibrant leader engaged in building teams of professionals to meet and exceed organizational goals.


As the Executive Director of ICT, Drew builds and maintains a team of technology professionals that work collaboratively to meet and exceed the goals set for the organization in the strategic plan. As a departmental leader, developing a vision for the future and then hiring experts to execute a strategy to make that vision a reality is a primary purpose.


Drew is currently in his 4th year at Shawnee Mission School District.  He has been in K-12 education for 25 years, with nearly 20 of those in educational technology.  Drew has an undergraduate degree in social studies education and a masters degree in information technology.


Drew lives in Shawnee with his wife, Suzanne.  They have a daughter at K-State and a son at Shawnee Mission Northwest high school.