Leticia Barr is a DC Metro area dwelling mom of two elementary aged children with a background in classroom technology integration and school administration who uses everything she learned from teaching children, teachers, and principals as a professional blogger, social media strategist, and freelance writer.
Leticia founded TechSavvyMama.com, a site that assists parents in finding the best technology products, websites, and resources for children of all ages, from personal experience of bringing a computer into her home for her daughter. She uses her experience selecting software and online resources for one of the top 15 largest school systems in the country, knowledge about issues concerning screen time and children, and ability to evaluate educational sites to assess new products and services. Leticia also loves sharing honest feedback with her large community of faithful readers.
Leticia relies on personal experience from blogging and her background in education to branch out to consulting, professional blogging, and freelance writing. She provides social media consulting to companies looking to create blog ambassador programs and campaigns and has worked with companies such as PBS Teachers, Location Labs, The Mother Company, Marble Jar, BipperKids, BitDefender, and Comcast. Leticia is also a freelance writer whose work has appeared on Parenting.com, PBS Media Infusion, The Washington Post On Parenting, and Real Simple’s Simply Stated. She’s also the co-founder of a new collaborative technology site called TechMeOver.com and a principal of Splash Creative Media.
Leticia is a seasoned speaker, having spoken at numerous national technology, education, and social media conferences and is someone whose opinion is highly sought after by publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and ABCNews.com.
As an active social media user, Leticia can be found tweeting as @TechSavvyMama or engaging with her readers through her Tech Savvy Mama Facebook page. Leticia enjoys the distinction of having been selected as Parents Magazine Top Tech Blog: Editors’ Choice 2011, Babble’s Top 100 Mom Blogs 2011, and Top 50 Twitter Moms by Babble in 2011.