Conference ProgramPLEASE NOTE: Conference registrants should be aware that the program is digital and will not be printed out for the conference package.
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SPOTLIGHT/WORKSHOP Presenter: Mark Edwards - Superintendent, North Carolina
Mark Edwards, Ed.D. currently serves as superintendent of the Mooresville Graded School District (MGSD) in Mooresville, NC. Previously, Dr. Edwards was superintendent of the Danville, and later, Henrico, VA school districts. He was Virginia Superintendent of the Year in 2001 and was named a Harold W. McGraw Prize In Education recipient in 2003. As eSchool News Magazine’s 2002 Tech Savvy Superintendent, Dr. Edwards is considered a pioneer of 1:1 computing in public schools. He is currently leading his second district 1:1 laptop initiative, equipping more than 5400 students in the Mooresville district with 21st century tools via laptops, interactive boards, and iPads.
SPOTLIGHT Presenter: Cheryl Lemke - President/CEO, Metiri
Cheryl Lemke serves as the Practice Leader for Metiri Group Policy Consulting. Prior to launching the firm, she was the executive director of the Milken Exchange on Education Technology for the Milken Family Foundation. Ms. Lemke specializes in public policy for K-12 learning technology, working at many levels with governors, legislators, superintendents, business leaders, and teachers. Most recently, she authored the definitive work on 21st Century Skills that was published by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory and the CEO Forum.
WORKSHOP Facilitator: Dr. Howie DiBlasi - CEO, Digital Journey
Dr. Howie DiBlasi is a published author, "Change Agent" , Educational Technology consultant and the Producer of the "DID YOU KNOW" You Tube series. He was recently recognized by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration with the "Pinnacle Award" for outstanding Professional Development Programs. Dr. DiBlasi's emphasis is on Digital Technology, multi-media, Interactive Video Conferencing and 21st Century Learning. He has presented to thousands of educational leaders, administrators and teachers from Bangkok to Boston.
SPOTLIGHT Presenter: Keith Krueger - CEO, CoSN
Keith R. Krueger is CEO of the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a nonprofit organization that serves as the voice of K-12 school system technology leaders in North America. CoSN’s mission is empowering educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments. In 2008 he was selected by eSchool News as one of ten people who have had a profound impact on educational technology over the last decade.
As a registered participant you can look forward to great sessions. Our presenters come from near and far - Alberta to Australia.
Updates on the conference program sessions will be posted here.
Our featured keynote speakers appear on the Keynotes page.