Technology Learning Center - Room 2224
Office Hours
Fall Semester 2023
Monday AND Wednesday (Virtual Only via Google Meet)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday AND Thursday (In Person OR Virtual via Google Meet)
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Please use this link to schedule an appointment - https://calendar.app.google/MkCKQr1trpxqBmJNA

Marion Franklin Cannon, MSIT

Marion previously served from 2020 to 2022 as a Career and Technical Education Teacher at the Atlanta College and Career Academy with Atlanta Public Schools. She taught theoretical and practical concepts, strategies, and techniques associated with the field of information technology within the CTAE Career Cluster. Also, Marion designed and implemented educational curricula for high school students in the Game Design, Programming, and Web Development Career Pathways.

In December 2022, Marion was selected as the runner-up of Teach For America’s 2022 Cognizant Innovation in Computer Science Education Award in the school-based category for her exemplary work in the community.

From 2017 to 2020, Marion was an Introduction to Computer Literacy Adjunct Instructor at Chattahoochee Technical College. She provided guidance and instruction to prepare students with the fundamental concepts and operations needed to use computers.

During her free time, Marion enjoys creating crafts using vinyl, paper, beads, fabric, and yarn.

  • A.A.S., Office Administration, Clayton State University, 2007
  • B.A.S., Administrative Management, Clayton State University, 2010
  • A.A.S., Computer Information Systems Networking Specialist, Chattahoochee Technical College, 2013
  • M.S., Information Technology, Kennesaw State University, 2016
  • Graduate Certificate, Health Information Technology, Kennesaw State University, 2016
  • Performance-Based Professional Teaching Certificate, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, 2023
  • Graduate Certificate, Data Analytics and Intelligent Technology, Kennesaw State University, 2024

Fall 2023 Sections

Summer 2023 Sections

Spring 2023 Sections

Fall 2022 Sections

Supplemental Coursework

  • Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy (Georgia Charter Schools Association)
  • Adult Learning and Development (Valdosta State University)
  • Electronic Courseware Design and Development (Valdosta State University)
  • Design of Performance and Instructional Systems (Georgia State University)
  • College and University Teaching (Kennesaw State University)

Governor's Teaching Fellows Program Summer Symposium 2023

In March 2023, Marion was 1 of 18 faculty members who teach at accredited public or private colleges or universities other than the UGA in the state of Georgia selected to attend this intensive workshop on undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. The goal of this Summer Symposium was to better address institutional challenges to STEM education reform by training a critical mass of educators in Georgia in the best evidence-based teaching strategies.

Career Development Credentials and Certifications

Marion is a Certified Career Services Provider. This multi-purpose credential demonstrates the essential skills needed to provide career services in any setting. Marion's other career development credentials and certifications include:

  • Facilitating Career Development Instructor
  • Global Career Development Facilitator – Instructor
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children
  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer