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Thursday, July 19
 

9:30am

21st Century Curriculum for 21st Century Learners
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed to inspire other curriculum leaders to transition to an in-house online curriculum guide for their districts. We will share practical information that details our journey with successes and learning opportunities to assist other district leaders with the shift to online curriculum.



Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 104/105 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

9:30am

Instructional Leadership in a One-to-One World
Limited Capacity seats available

Many of our schools are implementing one-to-one technology, or other configurations, at a rapid pace. Due to this change in education, the role of an instructional leader looks vastly different than it did in past years. This session will focus on how to use Google Apps for Education to enhance instruction and inform participants about emerging trends in instructional technology.

Presenters
avatar for Joe McClung

Joe McClung

Administrator, Farmington Public Schools
Joe is the Principal at Farmington Jr. High in Farmington, Arkansas.


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Horner Hall 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

9:30am

Making Sense of Student-Focused Learning Models
Limited Capacity seats available

Looking to pursue paths for shifting your school to a student-focused model? We will define and differentiate personalized, competency-based, and blended learning. Come explore what each approach may look like in the classroom and at school levels. Each of these models places the student at the center of teaching and learning. Discover how a shift towards each approach could impact a child's education and your professional role. Learn how Arkansas' own Team Digital, a free resource, can help!

Presenters
EP

Evan Patrick

Support Specialist, Team Digital
avatar for Amanda Perry

Amanda Perry

Digital Learning Specialist, Team Digital
avatar for Lisa Russell

Lisa Russell

Digital Learning Specialist, Team Digital
avatar for Rachel Schell

Rachel Schell

Digital Learning Support Specialist, Team Digital
Team Digital supports the planning, implementation and evaluation of digital learning environments in Arkansas. We provide the expertise in emerging online teaching and learning practices that allow for active learning, effective content authoring, personalized lesson design methods... Read More →



Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Exhibit Hall A 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

10:25am

Assessing Your District With A Peer Review
Limited Capacity seats available

in this session learn about an exciting new way to benchmark your school district for digital readiness. Explore CoSN's™ new Digital Leap Success Matrix. It's designed for district technology leaders to help your district get to the next level and make a digital leap. The Matrix provides guidance in such areas as team building, staffing, leadership and vision, and stakeholder focus.

Presenters
avatar for Robert Duke

Robert Duke

Chief Operating Officer, Consortium for School Networking



Thursday July 19, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am
Room 206 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

10:25am

Marketing: Sharing Your Story
Limited Capacity seats available

Every school has a story. Come and learn more about some easy, free or inexpensive easy ways to share that story in your own way. Tools we'll explore include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Remind, digital signage, newspaper, radio, and more. We will collaborate, brainstorm, and share successful ideas that might have worked for you already. You will walk away with a toolbox full of resources to market your district in your way.

Presenters
avatar for Susan Gilley

Susan Gilley

Executive Director, Federal Programs &Instructional Technology, Harrison Public Schools
Susan Gilley is a Certified Google Education Trainer who presents across Arkansas. Recognitions include School Leader finalist from EdTech Digest Awards and AAIM/ARKSTE Technology Leader of the Year. Resources are available at sgilley.com, because: It's not what you know, but what... Read More →



Thursday July 19, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am
Room 104/105 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

11:15am

Cybersecurity Threats
Limited Capacity filling up

Technology has brought great benefits, but it has also brought even greater threats. This presentation will cover some of the biggest cybersecurity threats we currently face and some practical measures you can take to mitigate risk.

Presenters
DC

David Coles

Arkansas Legislative Audit


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
Room 206 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

11:15am

Opportunity Culture at North Little Rock Middle School
Limited Capacity seats available

Opportunity Culture is an initiative being implemented at the 6th grade campus of the middle school, with further implementation for the 7th and 8th grade planned for the 2018-2019 school year. An Opportunity Culture extends the reach of excellent teachers and their teams to more students, for more pay, within recurring budgets. Learn why we chose Opportunity Culture, how we planned for implementation, and how progress has gone so far.

Presenters
KS

Karli Saracini

North Little Rock School District



Thursday July 19, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
Room 208 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

11:15am

Virtual Reality—Next Moves
Limited Capacity seats available

The initial wave of start-up for VR In Arkansas was massive but now has ended. So now what? What comes next? Building on the foundation that has been laid, we will look at what challenges exist, and what next steps we need to take to make this technology transformational for learning. What resources are needed to keep Arkansas not just at the forefront of VR but clearing the path?

Presenters
avatar for Amy Bell

Amy Bell

Program Coordinator Education Unleashed, EAST Initiative
Amy Bell has been blessed to work with students of all ages and rewarded by their growth. With a background in higher education and workforce development, she currently works with K-12 teachers, regularly visiting classrooms around Arkansas. She also develops and delivers PD for teachers... Read More →
NM

Nicole McPhate

El Dorado School District
avatar for Jerry Prince

Jerry Prince

Senior Director of Program Services, EAST Iniative
I work closely with a team that is in direct support to our EAST programs around the nation. EAST is built on relationships between the facilitators, students, community members, administrators, parents. And the relationship between EAST and them is just as crucial. This team does... Read More →


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
Room 104/105 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

1:25pm

21st Century Curriculum for 21st Century Learners
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed to inspire other curriculum leaders to transition to an in-house online curriculum guide for their districts. We will share practical information that details our journey with successes and learning opportunities to assist other district leaders with the shift to online curriculum.


Thursday July 19, 2018 1:25pm - 2:10pm
Horner Hall 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

1:25pm

The Changing Role of the District Technology Leader/CTO
Limited Capacity seats available

Educators, school board members and parents agree that education will be increasingly delivered digitally, and that offers the potential to more personalized learning. The district technology leader/CTO is an integral part of how education systems adapt and change to meet that growing technological need. Learn about CoSN's™ Framework of Essential Skills for the CTO. Find out which skills that are necessary for you to take yourself to the next level. Preview the body of knowledge for a new national certification (CETL) program.

Presenters
avatar for Robert Duke

Robert Duke

Chief Operating Officer, Consortium for School Networking



Thursday July 19, 2018 1:25pm - 2:10pm
Room 206 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

2:20pm

Cybersecurity Threats
Limited Capacity seats available

Technology has brought great benefits, but it has also brought even greater threats. This presentation will cover some of the biggest cybersecurity threats we currently face and some practical measures you can take to mitigate risk.

Presenters
DC

David Coles

Arkansas Legislative Audit


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
Room 201/202 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

2:20pm

Future Ready Schools—Hints to Make It Work For You!
Limited Capacity seats available

When you hear of a successful school or district across the US, chances are it is part of the Future Ready Schools Initiative. Future Ready Schools is a free systemic planning process that uses your data to align your school or district around researched based goals and strategies.

This presentation will show how districts that have 'jump started' this process and are now reaping the rewards.

Find the link here to the Presentation: http://bit.ly/FRSADE2018

Presenters
RB

Rowland Baker

Santa Cruz Office of Education
avatar for Geoff Belleau

Geoff Belleau

Education Program Consultant, California Department of Education



Thursday July 19, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
Room 203/204 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

2:20pm

High School Graduation—Now What?
Limited Capacity seats available

When high school students graduate, they have some tough decisions to make. College? Work? A combination of the two? Career and Technical education is a great way for these students to see what is available in technical areas throughout Arkansas and beyond. Attendees will see first hand ideas and real-world solutions to the age old question, "Ive finished high school, now what do I do?"

Presenters
avatar for Dr. D. Chris Rink

Dr. D. Chris Rink

Director, Univeristy of Arkansas Fort Smith
SR

Savanna Robison

Univeristy of Arkansas Fort Smith



Thursday July 19, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
Room 209 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

2:20pm

Standards-Based Grading
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about a standards-based grade reporting system designed to inform parents about their child's strengths, needs, and progress towards achieving specific learning standards.  Examine how the system provides a means to correlate the district's curriculum, instruction and assessment model.  Get a practical point of view from a principal about how the system is implemented and used by staff in your school.

Presenters
JV

Jason Van Dyke

CEO, Script
As the leader of Script, my role is to work with our talented team to develop ways to make things easier for educators. We're excited to share Script Performance for standards based grading.
KS

Kelly Swofford

Berryville Schools, Berryville Schools
I StationSupplemental Summer and After School ProgramsESSA School Improvement Plans



Thursday July 19, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
Exhibit Hall A 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

3:10pm

Monday Morning—Handling what happened over the weekend
Limited Capacity seats available

For many administrators, technology has challenged standard ways of thinking and ways to respond. This simulation will walk participants through the first hour of school on Monday morning as an administrator handles the online behavior of the students that was brought to a head with an altercation between two students just as buses were arriving. Framed in all levels of the SAMR model, this session will leave participants equipped and prepared for meeting such challenges on Monday or any day of the week! Here is a link to a landing page for our online agenda which includes the resources provided during this session:  http://bit.ly/ADEDataConf2018. Click the title for this session.

Presenters
avatar for Geoff Belleau

Geoff Belleau

Education Program Consultant, California Department of Education
avatar for Susan Brooks-Young

Susan Brooks-Young

TICAL Cadre Member, TICAL
Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education. During her career, she worked in both public and private education settings. Today, Susan works with educators internationally, focusing... Read More →


Thursday July 19, 2018 3:10pm - 3:55pm
Room 102/103 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

3:10pm

Not Your Parents' Principal: Leadership in the Digital Age
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to use Google Apps to help maximize workflow for administrators and supervisors by using calendar, forms, and more. This session will focus on helping individuals streamline the administrative processes that normally take up too much time. This session will help participants learn new ways to move towards a paperless office.

Presenters
avatar for Joe McClung

Joe McClung

Administrator, Farmington Public Schools
Joe is the Principal at Farmington Jr. High in Farmington, Arkansas.


Thursday July 19, 2018 3:10pm - 3:55pm
Room 201/202 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901
 
Friday, July 20
 

9:30am

Exploring Google Tools and Certification
Limited Capacity seats available

You may have heard about Google, Googled, been made to Google, or Google every day. This session will explore all Google tools available to you and how to get certified. Google has a powerful FREE suite of tools (documents, spreadsheets, slides, drawings, videos, calendars, e-mail, file storage, etc.) that can assist in every educational endeavor. Join me as we explore together how you can put Google to work for you to have the most productive year ever.

Presenters
avatar for Susan Gilley

Susan Gilley

Executive Director, Federal Programs &Instructional Technology, Harrison Public Schools
Susan Gilley is a Certified Google Education Trainer who presents across Arkansas. Recognitions include School Leader finalist from EdTech Digest Awards and AAIM/ARKSTE Technology Leader of the Year. Resources are available at sgilley.com, because: It's not what you know, but what... Read More →



Friday July 20, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Exhibit Hall A 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

10:25am

Recognizing Truth and Lies: Media Literacy in the New Era
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

The spread of misinformation is nothing new, but websites and social media make it far easier to distribute and more difficult to detect. This session explores strategies school leaders can use themselves and also share with teachers and students to effectively evaluate the truth in what they read, see, and hear. Here is a link to a landing page for my online agendas which include the resources provided during each session:  http://bit.ly/ADEDataConf2018. Click the title for this session.

Presenters
avatar for Susan Brooks-Young

Susan Brooks-Young

TICAL Cadre Member, TICAL
Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education. During her career, she worked in both public and private education settings. Today, Susan works with educators internationally, focusing... Read More →


Friday July 20, 2018 10:25am - 11:10am
Room 206 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

11:15am

Beginners' Guide to Virtual Reality
Limited Capacity seats available

Virtual reality is a growing trend in education. More opportunities are becoming available to educators that allow for students to have new experiences outside of the four walls of the classroom without ever leaving. This session will equip participants with the information needed to implement virtual reality into their schools from acquiring equipment to designing instruction.

Presenters
avatar for Joe McClung

Joe McClung

Administrator, Farmington Public Schools
Joe is the Principal at Farmington Jr. High in Farmington, Arkansas.


Friday July 20, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
Room 201/202 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

1:25pm

Recognizing Truth and Lies: Media Literacy in the New Era
Limited Capacity seats available

The spread of misinformation is nothing new, but websites and social media make it far easier to distribute and more difficult to detect. This session explores strategies school leaders can use themselves and also share with teachers and students to effectively evaluate the truth in what they read, see, and hear. Here is a link to a landing page for my online agendas which include the resources provided during each session:  http://bit.ly/ADEDataConf2018. Click the title for this session.

Presenters
avatar for Susan Brooks-Young

Susan Brooks-Young

TICAL Cadre Member, TICAL
Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education. During her career, she worked in both public and private education settings. Today, Susan works with educators internationally, focusing... Read More →


Friday July 20, 2018 1:25pm - 2:10pm
Room 201/202 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

2:20pm

Classroom Management for a Digital World
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to learn how to distribute and store Chromebooks and iPads in less than one minute and see how to manage the use of cell phones in every classroom? If so, this session is for you! In this session, tips on managing devices, grouping students, getting and keeping students' attention, and more will be presented. Oretha co-authored The Classroom Management Book with Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong and will include tips on how to build a positive learning environment.

Presenters
avatar for Oretha Ferguson

Oretha Ferguson

Teacher, Fort Smith Public Schools
Oretha Ferguson has been in education for 22 years and currently teaches sophomore English at Southside High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She is a co-author of The Classroom Management Book with Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong released May 2014 and is frequently featured on Teachers.net... Read More →



Friday July 20, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
Room 208 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

2:20pm

Instructional Leadership in a One-to-One World
Limited Capacity seats available

Many of our schools are implementing one-to-one technology, or other configurations, at a rapid pace. Due to this change in education, the role of an instructional leader looks vastly different than it did in past years. This session will focus on how to use Google Apps for Education to enhance instruction and inform participants about emerging trends in instructional technology.

Presenters
avatar for Joe McClung

Joe McClung

Administrator, Farmington Public Schools
Joe is the Principal at Farmington Jr. High in Farmington, Arkansas.


Friday July 20, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
Room 206 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

2:20pm

Virtual Reality—Next Moves
Limited Capacity seats available

The initial wave of start-up for VR In Arkansas was massive but now has ended. So what comes next? Building on the foundation that has been laid, we will look at what challenges exist, and what next steps we need to take to make this technology transformational for learning. What resources are needed to keep Arkansas not just at the forefront of VR but clearing the path?

Presenters
avatar for Amy Bell

Amy Bell

Program Coordinator Education Unleashed, EAST Initiative
Amy Bell has been blessed to work with students of all ages and rewarded by their growth. With a background in higher education and workforce development, she currently works with K-12 teachers, regularly visiting classrooms around Arkansas. She also develops and delivers PD for teachers... Read More →
NM

Nicole McPhate

El Dorado School District
avatar for Jerry Prince

Jerry Prince

Senior Director of Program Services, EAST Iniative
I work closely with a team that is in direct support to our EAST programs around the nation. EAST is built on relationships between the facilitators, students, community members, administrators, parents. And the relationship between EAST and them is just as crucial. This team does... Read More →


Friday July 20, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
Exhibit Hall A 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

3:10pm

Exploring Google Tools and Certification
Limited Capacity filling up

You may have heard about Google, Googled, been made to Google, or Google every day. This session will explore all Google tools available to you and how to get certified. Google has a powerful FREE suite of tools (documents, spreadsheets, slides, drawings, videos, calendars, e-mail, file storage, etc.) that can assist in every educational endeavor. Join me as we explore together how you can put Google to work for you to have the most productive year ever.

Presenters
avatar for Susan Gilley

Susan Gilley

Executive Director, Federal Programs &Instructional Technology, Harrison Public Schools
Susan Gilley is a Certified Google Education Trainer who presents across Arkansas. Recognitions include School Leader finalist from EdTech Digest Awards and AAIM/ARKSTE Technology Leader of the Year. Resources are available at sgilley.com, because: It's not what you know, but what... Read More →



Friday July 20, 2018 3:10pm - 3:55pm
Room 104/105 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

3:10pm

Overwhelmed? Five Simple Stress Relief Strategies for Educators
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you ready to empower yourself and your staff? Decades of research shows that educators' sense of wellbeing increases job satisfaction and directly impacts student success. In addition, research consistently identifies five simple strategies that lead to increased personal and professional well-being. This session offers an overview of these strategies, the role technology plays in well-being, and easy-to-use implementation techniques. Start making changes today! Here is a link to a landing page for my online agendas which include the resources provided during each session:  http://bit.ly/ADEDataConf2018. Click the title for this session.

Presenters
avatar for Susan Brooks-Young

Susan Brooks-Young

TICAL Cadre Member, TICAL
Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education. During her career, she worked in both public and private education settings. Today, Susan works with educators internationally, focusing... Read More →


Friday July 20, 2018 3:10pm - 3:55pm
Exhibit Hall A 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901