Simple EdTech is a company founded by four Technology Directors with over 50 years of combined experience in the IT world of education. We are not a sales company, we only offer training, support, and guidance. Our expertise comes from our experience in working with schools all over the globe. Through this experience, we have developed best practices for educational settings.


Chad Frerichs

Chad Frerichs is the Director of Technology for a 1:1 school district in Iowa. Chad is a scripting geek who loves to automate processes using Google Scripting. Chad also enjoys showing teachers how to utilize Google Apps to make their lives easier and more organized. For Chad Ed Tech is not a job, it is just what he does

Lance Lennon

Lance has been in education for 20 + years, the last 18 as a technology director and technology integrationist. He has been a spotlight speaker for the EdTech Team at their Google Apps Summits as well as their pre summit workshops. Lance is an Apple Teacher, a Certified Casper Administrator, a Discovery Education STAR Educator, A Google Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Administrator, and a Google Certified Educator Levels I & II.

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Joe Wakeman

Joe is the Director of Technology and Communications supporting all things Technology for a school district smack dab in the middle of Iowa.  He is passionate about connecting people with solutions and helping them solve their challenges to achieve the best result possible.  Ultimately for Joe, it's about leveraging new and existing technologies in unique ways to support student learning and organizational goals.