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Join us for the 56th Annual California Student Media Festival
California Student Media Festival - 56th Annual
The California Student Media Festival seeks to transform K12 student learning, recognizing creativity and student agency through the cultivation and celebration of original work. Join us for the LIVE presentation of awards.


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Glen Warren
Festival Director, Director of LOL @Encinitas Union School District
In addition to his volunteer work as our Festival Director, Glen Warren is the Encinitas Union School District Director of Literacies, Outreach, and Libraries, in other words, he is the LOL Director. He co-wrote the California Model School Library Standards and the California Career Technical Education (CTE) standards for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Glen is an Orange County Teachers of the Year, California Semi-finalist Teachers of the Year, and was recently recognized by the California Reading Association with its first ever Literacy Leaders Award for 2018. The ultimate goal for his work is to revive and advance the LOVE of learning!
Hall Davidson
Master of Ceremonies, Senior Director of Global Learning Initiatives @Discovery Education
Beyond Hall's 30+ year tenure serving as the Festival emcee, Hall Davidson has worked from think tanks in Turkey to classrooms in Tennessee. He has collaborated with thought leaders including teachers, superintendents, and departments of education. A former K-12 bilingual math teacher and college faculty member, he left the classroom to became part of an Emmy-winning team, creating math and technology integration programs. For forty years, he has been an educational innovator in important waves of change, first in broadcasting, then computers, and now digital learning. His talks blend humor, deep insight, and data from both education and industry and illustrate the big picture with nuts and bolts examples. He has worked with transformational industry groups, education ministries, and with thousands of students through guidance of the nation’s oldest student media festival. Hall identifies right now as the most transformative and important time for teaching and learning.