Loading…

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Admiralty Room [clear filter]
Wednesday, May 11
 

1:30pm

From Leading Edge to Student Achievement (Session I)
Discover how the SDCOE/JCCS planned, prepped, and implemented a 1:1 chromebook initiative county-wide, to include juvenile detention facilities. Focus will be on device selection, teacher preparation, partner agency coordination, and student use/achievement. Participants will be asked to share their journey and resources to whatever extent possible.

Speakers

Wednesday May 11, 2016 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Admiralty

3:00pm

The Value of Team Conversations: Establishing Equity in A Digital Era (Session II)
The digital era has drastically improved our ability to network and connect; yet at the very same time it has also challenged our ability to maintain a sense of team and cohesiveness in our workplace. When applying the Fierce Team methodologies shared in this breakout session, it will allow you to build a culture that fosters inclusion. This breakout builds an appreciation for differing - often competing, - views of reality, while cultivating equity of voice within your team.

Speakers
avatar for Brad Huebert

Brad Huebert

Director, Systems & Leadership, FCOE
Brad Huebert has a passion for kids and has been an educator in the Central Valley for more than two decades. Brad has been an elementary and middle school teacher, as well as site administrator. He is currently the Director of Systems and Leadership for the Fresno County Office of... Read More →
avatar for Di Leonardo

Di Leonardo

Senior Director, Curriculum & Instruction, Fresno County Office of Education
Di Leonardo is a teacher at heart who has served the students of the Central Valley for 26 years. She has held the position of a classroom teacher, site administrator, leadership coach, professional development facilitator, and currently serves as the Senior Director of Curriculum... Read More →



Wednesday May 11, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Admiralty
 
Thursday, May 12
 

10:45am

Hour of Code (Session III)
The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer programming, designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn. Your Hour of Code can take place any time during your curriculum. Existing computer science teachers can create their own Hour of Code lesson, if they want. For everyone else, we'll provide self-guided tutorials thay anybody can do. Participants don't need any prior experience.

Speakers
avatar for Gregory Beutler

Gregory Beutler

Director, Techscool
Greg Beutler Ed Has led the Positive growth and development of children in the After School program by Enriching developmental and academic needs by providing an engaging Science Technolgy, Engineering and Math ( STEM) enrichment experience. •Mr Beutler actively creates an environment... Read More →



Thursday May 12, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm
Admiralty

2:15pm

Hour of Code (Session IV)
The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer programming, designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn. Your Hour of Code can take place any time during your curriculum. Existing computer science teachers can create their own Hour of Code lesson, if they want. For everyone else, we'll provide self-guided tutorials thay anybody can do. Participants don't need any prior experience.

Speakers
avatar for Gregory Beutler

Gregory Beutler

Director, Techscool
Greg Beutler Ed Has led the Positive growth and development of children in the After School program by Enriching developmental and academic needs by providing an engaging Science Technolgy, Engineering and Math ( STEM) enrichment experience. •Mr Beutler actively creates an environment... Read More →



Thursday May 12, 2016 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Admiralty

3:45pm

Blended Learning Works for Incarcerated Youth (Session V)
The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice will report on the effectiveness of the Blended Learning Model on the graduation rates, course completion rates and GED test passage rates. The comprehensive report will include the effects on teachers and youth. Find out why and how Blended Learning works for incarcerated youth.

Speakers
EP

Evan Pinto

Regional Manager, Online and Blended Learning, Pearson Education
Evan Pinto has worked in education for the past sixteen years as a teacher, administrator and instructional consultant. He has experienced teaching in a brick and mortar setting as well as virtual classroom, experience as an administrator with a public, online charter school; working... Read More →
JS

John Sonneneberg

Regional Manager, Online and Blended Learning, Pearson Education
John Sonnenberg has worked for over thirty years in education, government and business. As an innovative teacher he pressed for integration of technology into his science and math classrooms. As the director for eLearning for the Illinios State Board of Education the State, he orchestrated... Read More →


Thursday May 12, 2016 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Admiralty