Jeff is the Chief Operating Officer for Prairie STEM since 2019. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, a Masters Degree in Technology in Education and has studied at the graduate level at UNO, UNL, Creighton University, Drake College, Lesley College, University of Northern Colorado and Wayne State College as well as completing all coursework except his dissertation for an EDD Doctorate degree through Lesley College. Mr. Ingraham taught instrumental music in the Omaha Public Schools at the elementary and secondary level for six years then became the Instructional Technology Coordinator of the Bellevue Public Schools in 1991. He was employed at Educational Service Unit #3 for 25 years conducting technology trainings for the 18 school districts that ESU#3 served. He is or has been a Certified Technology Trainer for Apple, IBM, Smart, Google, Microsoft, Novell, etc. Jeff is Music Director at Immanuel Lutheran Church where he has led the music program and a staff of four since 1984. He plays bass trombone in Orchestra Omaha which he has done since the orchestra’s inception in 1999. He has been a member of Santa Lucia Italian Heritage Band for many years, and is a member of the 1st Nebraska Civil War Re-enactors Band, and plays professionally throughout the area in various quintets, and other ensembles. Jeff has written and presented extensively on the topic of technology and music technology in education including monthly technology articles for the Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) newsletter under the name of “The Windows Wizard”. He has presented or Keynoted at a wide variety of Music/Education conferences over the past 35 years. Mr. Ingraham has taught graduate level technology and music classes for over 25 years at Doane College, Peru State College, Wayne State College UNK, as well as presenting and advising undergraduate and graduate students and classes at UNO, UNL, Creighton University, Drake, UNC, and Lesley. He is an FAA 107 certified Drone pilot and has taught all drone classes at Metropolitan Community college since 2017. In 2006 Jeff was inducted into the Omaha Benson High School Hall of Fame, in 2010 the Ingraham family was honored by Heartland Family Services in Omaha as the “Community Service Family of the Year in 2010”, and in 2014 Jeff was inducted into the University of Nebraska’s Band Hall of Fame.