Schedule

Event Type

Format

Track

 

Sunday, March 5

6:00 PM

Party
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
6th Floor Prefunction

Monday, March 6

8:00 AM

Expo
8:00AM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Exhibit Halls 3 & 4

8:30 AM

Expo Talk
Instruction
8:30AM - 9:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Exhibit Hall 4

9:30 AM

Keynote
Equity
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
Lounge
9:30AM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 406

11:00 AM

How to Have the BEST SXSWedu EVER Meet Up
Eric Nentrup, Liz Gossens
Meet Up
Implementation
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
An Entrepreneurial Mindset Across Campus
Bree Langemo, Bruce Leslie, Edward Leach, Gary Schoeniger
Summit
Entrepreneurialism
11:00AM - 2:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon F
Racial Equity & D.Thinking Need Each Other: Why?
Caroline Hill, Christine Ortiz, Michelle Molitor
Workshop
Equity
11:00AM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
A Pedagogy for Personalization
Alix Horton, Drew Schrader, Paul Curtis
Summit
Instruction
11:00AM - 2:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon G
Mentor
Leadership
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
Leveraging Tech to Link Wellness & Success @ CSU
Anne Hudgens, Jimmy Stewart, Joe Conrad
Case Study
Implementation
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Three Global Education Networks, One K-12 Ambition
Betsie Becker, Mark Murtagh, Mark Orrow-Whiting
Panel
Leadership
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
The Art & Science of Spatial Perception
Dr Laura Colgin, Kathleen Kohl, Matt Fajkus, Rebecca McInroy
Panel
Arts
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Partnerships that Iterate - A Case Study
Blair Blackwell, Sherry Lassiter
Expo Talk
Implementation
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Exhibit Hall 4
Workshop
Instruction
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
College & Career Readiness: A Whole New World
Jason Faulk, Laura Hayes, Marla White, Nicholas Cobb
Panel
Employability
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
Opinionated Products
Adam Rosenzweig, Blake Harrison, Eve Lebwohl Kessler, Matt Feldmann
Panel
Business
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Playground
11:00AM - 5:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Workshop
Early Learning
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Workshop
Equity
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Summit
Instruction
11:00AM - 2:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
Industry Hub
11:00AM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
A New School Model? Will it Last?
Elliot Sanchez, Matt Candler, Nichole Dobo, Temp Keller
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
What Youth with Disabilities Want from Education
Diego Mariscal, Drew Goldsmith, Kings Floyd, Torrie Dunlap
Panel
Special Needs
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Using Visual Testimony to Teach the Holocaust
Angela Hartman, Esther Hurh
Workshop
Instruction
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Investing in Teachers as Innovators
Elliott Witney, Juan Cabrera, Molly McMahon
Featured
Entrepreneurialism
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Virtual Reality in Education -- Best Practices?
Dr Audrey Heinesen, Kevin Alster
Playground Talk
VR/AR
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
A Creative Approach to Emotional Intelligence
Krzysztof Piekarski, Nathan Smalley
Core Conversation
Cognition
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Problem Solver
Implementation
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
Maker Ed: It's Not about What You Make
Anah Wiersema, Kris Waugh, Oren Connell, Sarah Stone
Panel
SEL
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
Future20
Instruction
11:00AM - 11:30AM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Workshop
Instruction
11:00AM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
Industry Talk
Data
11:00AM - 11:30AM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
When a 6-Minute Speech Becomes a Movement
Donovan Livingston, Matt Weber
Core Conversation
Leadership
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Next-Generation Parent Engagement
Jeff Wayman, Michael Fee, Troy Neal, Vidya Sundaram
Panel
Data
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB

11:30 AM

Build-Your-Own Learning Environment
Grace O'Shea, Jane Zhang
Playground Hands On
Learning Spaces
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Future20
Leadership
11:30AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

12:00 PM

EdTech Research: Who Pays Attention?
Dwight Jones, Pat Deklotz, Todd Bloom
Industry Talk
Leadership
12:00PM - 12:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Future20
Equity
12:00PM - 12:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

12:15 PM

Playground Talk
Arts
12:15PM - 12:45PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

12:30 PM

MakerSpaces: How to Start with Mindset Not Toolset
Krissy Venosdale, Manuel Herrera, Mark Schreiber, Rebecca Hare
Panel
Learning Spaces
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Determining the Value of Credentialing
Denise Roosendaal, Tracy Petrillo
Core Conversation
Leadership
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
The Therapeutic and Pedagogical Benefits of Improv
Bonnie Jessica Arjet, Jim Ansaldo, Lacy Shawn
Case Study
Special Needs
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Future20
Learning Spaces
12:30PM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Think Preparing Teachers Is a Game? It Can Be
Eliza Spang, Patrick Riccards, Stephanie Hull, Yoon Jeon Kim
Panel
Cognition
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Is Educational Innovation Overrated?
Ben Riley, Dick Startz, Kate Walsh
Policy Forum
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Let's Chat...Bots in Higher Education
Andrew Magliozzi, Lindsay Page, Scott Burke
Case Study
Data
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Why Have We Failed on Remediation?
Anne Praderas Vance, Chad Taylor, David Levin
Panel
Leadership
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
Beyond Buenos Días: Life Hacks for the EL Educator
Karon Henderson, Linda Hicks-Green
Core Conversation
ESL/ELL
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Behind Happy Faces
Ross Szabo
Featured
SEL
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
EDU-tuber Meet Up
Brooke Miller
Meet Up
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 205
Why Is K-12 Education So Slow to Change?
Alberto Carvalho, Catlin Tucker, Keith Krueger, Peter Cohen
Panel
Implementation
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
New Media Literacy: Storytelling as Change Agent
Billy Corcoran, Michael Hernandez, Sabba Quidwai
Panel
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Learning in the Arena: Reimagining High School
Samantha Sherwood, Ty Cesene
Case Study
Learning Spaces
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D

12:45 PM

Playground Hands On
Arts
12:45PM - 1:15PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

1:00 PM

Teen Entrepreneurs Gain Empathy And Self-Awareness
Ayan Sawhney, Leigh Christie, Natasha Tayebi, Sarah Hernholm
Expo Talk
Entrepreneurialism
1:00PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Exhibit Hall 4
Connecting Ed and Tech to Drive Student Outcomes
Louise Waters, Prasad Ram, Thomas Arnett
Industry Talk
Instruction
1:00PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall

1:30 PM

Innovation Generation
Leslie McBeth, Odin Cappello
Workshop
Instruction
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Creating within Constraints: New Meets Old
Amanda Kruysman, Ashley Auspelmyer, Ralph Schmidt
Workshop
Implementation
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Workshop
Leadership
1:30PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
Engaging the Community
Brenda Manuel Ed D, Diallo Shabazz, Mark Bedell
Problem Solver
Equity
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
Future20
Arts
1:30PM - 2:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
CS Edu: Hack Science and the World's Problems
Lillie Schachter, Natalia Rodriguez
Playground Talk
Instruction
1:30PM - 2:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Future20
Employability
1:30PM - 2:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
The Tool to Combat Bias in the Classroom
Jillian Bontke, Rachelle Warren
Workshop
SEL
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
Design Your Own Learning App (in Just 2 Hours!)
Angela Barrus, Jeff Bergin, Tommy Bishop
Workshop
Entrepreneurialism
1:30PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
Fostering Ethical Creativity in a Digital Culture
Alan Simpson, David Sohn, Holly Hawkins
Workshop
Instruction
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B

2:00 PM

Driving Social Innovation: Free Education
Adrienne Gemperle, Phil Regier
Panel
Leadership
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Separating Hype from Reality: AR/VR and Learning
Christa Ehmann, Dan Moller, Fridolin Wild, Mark Christian
Panel
VR/AR
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
Future20
Implementation
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Meet Up
Leadership
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Good, Bad & Ugly: Blended Learning Effectiveness
Julia Freeland Fisher, Lisa Hansel
Debate
Data
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Future20
Implementation
2:00PM - 2:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Out of the Box: Early Learning in the Community
Brooke Shoemaker, Emily Porter, Jenny Hornby, Will Kuehnle
Panel
Early Learning
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Seed Stage Funding 101
Graham Forman, Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, Mark Phillips
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Run, Jump, Code. Everyone Can Do It?
Chris Penny, Jordan Schugar, Laquana Cooke
Case Study
Instruction
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
Big Data, Smart Ethics: The Rules of the Road
Bill Moses, Manuela Ekowo, Tiffany Mfume, Timothy Renick
Panel
Data
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Advocating for Students: ESSA Implementation
Marco Petruzzi, Scott Sargrad
Core Conversation
Implementation
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Forget What You Know: The Power of Unlearning
Chris Dede, Jayne Everson, Marga Biller, Peter Hutton
Panel
Instruction
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Crowdfunding Equitable & Inclusive Makerspaces
Jessica Parker, Stephanie Chang
Playground Hands On
Learning Spaces
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Data Today: Trends and Predictions for Higher Ed
John Gill, Lydia Snover, Mark Milliron
Policy Forum
Data
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Chief Teachers
Michael Kleba, Ryan O'Hara
Featured
Leadership
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Don’t Tip Too Much! (Or, Should You?)
Joe Siedlecki, Mashea Ashton, Scott Pearson
Panel
Implementation
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Say Yes to Education
Felice Nudelman, Mary Anne Schmitt-Carey
Core Conversation
Equity
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C

2:30 PM

Future20
Instruction
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Employability
2:30PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

3:00 PM

Future20
Entrepreneurialism
3:00PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Future20
Arts
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Escaping Boring Learning (Literally!)
Isabelle Yisak, Louie Montoya
Summit
Instruction
3:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
Making the Transition: 1st Gen to Graduate School
Darrell Balderama, Desmond Delk, Eric Dieter, Theodorea Berry
Summit
Entrepreneurialism
3:00PM - 4:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon F
Short Cycle Pilots: How to Do Them
Casey Agena, Katrina Stevens, Megan Smallidge
Industry Talk
Implementation
3:00PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall

3:15 PM

The HollaDeck 3.0 - Your Classroom in 4D
Jamel Mims, Mikey Cordero
Playground Hands On
VR/AR
3:15PM - 3:45PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

3:30 PM

Scaling Global Competency Education
Diane Robinson, Seth Brady, Tala Sweis, Trisha Carroll
Policy Forum
Leadership
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Core Conversation
Instruction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Equality, Justice & Access for the Deaf Community
Talila Lewis, Tamara Copeland-Samaripa
Core Conversation
Special Needs
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Replace Testing with Learning
April Galyardt, Neil Heffernan, Scott Marion, Steve Ritter
Panel
Data
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
A Workforce Shift to Alternative Credentials
Coletta Teske, Jim Fong, Nick White, Peter Janzow
Panel
Employability
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
When the TEX Meets the MEX: Two Way Dual Language
Floridalia Zuniga-Gray, Victor Juarez
Case Study
ESL/ELL
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Talking the Talk: Anti-bias & Other Hard Topics
Lacey Hilliard, Mary Haggerty, Maureen Costello, Thabiti Brown
Panel
Equity
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Wired for Job-Embedded Online Learning
Kim Frumin, Michael Weinraub, Tom Liam Lynch, Viraj Kamdar
Panel
Learning Spaces
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Meet Up
Instruction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Featured
Leadership
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Bringing Diverse STEM Role Models to Classrooms
Darrell Carson, Maribel Mendoza, Naomi Bonilla, Sara Seba
Panel
Instruction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G

4:00 PM

ScratchX: The Next Frontier for Scratchers
Jacy Edelman, Kreg Hanning
Workshop
Early Learning
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Future20
Instruction
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Playground Talk
Early Learning
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
HBCU Educators, Advocates, & Entrepreneurs
Crystal deGregory , Jahliel Thurman , Lauren (Lo) Miller, Shalon Bell
Summit
Entrepreneurialism
4:00PM - 5:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon F
Workshop
Learning Spaces
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Workshop
Cognition
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Designing Creative Learning Experiences
Christan Balch, Eric Schilling, Sarah Otts
Workshop
Learning Spaces
4:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
Let's #GoOpen! The Potential Power of OER
Kristina Peters, Kurt Bernhardt, Suzanne Holt
Workshop
Implementation
4:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
Future20
Employability
4:00PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Workshop
Learning Spaces
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
Pop Up Problems of Practice in Competency Ed
Chris Sturgis, Susan Patrick, Virgel Hammonds
Problem Solver
Implementation
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408

4:30 PM

Future20
Learning Spaces
4:30PM - 5:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Playground Hands On
Arts
4:30PM - 5:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Future20
Leadership
4:30PM - 5:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

5:00 PM

Preparing Students Emotionally for College
Chris Brownson, Marie Schwartz, Orin Gutlerner, Stephen Gray Wallace
Panel
SEL
5:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Core Conversation
Cognition
5:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Why We Need to Talk with Students about Race
Raul Fernandez, Stacy Ulrich
Core Conversation
Equity
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Hit Refresh: Evolving Computer Science Instruction
Charles Severance, Christine Alvarado, Dhawal Shah, Kara Behnke
Panel
Instruction
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Global Collaboration Meet Up
Dana Mortenson, Tonya Muro
Meet Up
Learning Spaces
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Designing Organizations to Support Tech on Campus
Ben Bederson, Justin Reich, Kimberley Barker, Kristin Palmer
Panel
Leadership
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
How is the Entrepreneurial Mindset Developed?
Michael Simpson, Nasir Qadree, Nicole Gravagna, Tonika Cheek Clayton
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Future20
Learning Spaces
5:00PM - 5:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Instruction
5:00PM - 5:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Digital Equity: Power of Community Collaboration
Crosby Kemper III, Deb Socia, Jayne James, Keri Randolph
Policy Forum
Equity
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H

5:30 PM

Future20
Entrepreneurialism
5:30PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Leadership
5:30PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

7:30 PM

Party
7:30PM - 11:00PM
Brazos Hall

Tuesday, March 7

8:00 AM

Morning Mixer
8:00AM - 9:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Expo
8:00AM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Exhibit Halls 3 4

9:30 AM

Lounge
9:30AM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 406
Paying the Price
Sara Goldrick-Rab
Keynote
Implementation
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D

10:00 AM

Playground
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

10:45 AM

Playing with History
Aimee Davis
Playground Talk
Instruction
10:45AM - 11:15AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

11:00 AM

Future20
Implementation
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Elevating Educator Prep with Micro-Credentials
Cassey Hall, Dan Brown, Deidra Gammill, Odelia Younge
Panel
Instruction
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
Humans of K-12 Purchasing
Darryl Adams, Jessica Gartner, Michele Molnar, Nicole Neal
Panel
Business
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Unconferencing SXSWedu
Adam Holman, Stephanie Cerda
Summit
Instruction
11:00AM - 2:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
Workshop on School Emergency Response Actions
Albert Samano III, Brandon Wade, Triana Fontecha
Workshop
Implementation
11:00AM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
App Overkill: Going Beyond the Buzz Words
Adam Phyall, Carl Hooker, Jena Draper, Peter Brendan Mullen
Panel
Data
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Future20
Special Needs
11:00AM - 11:30AM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Industry Hub
11:00AM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Are You a Neuroteacher . . . Yet?
Glenn Whitman, Ian Kelleher
Workshop
Instruction
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Core Conversation
Implementation
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
STEM for Little Learners
Adam Rudman, Gail Conway, Kelly Durov
Workshop
Early Learning
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Meet Up
Instruction
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 205
Virtual Exchange Projects for Global Collaboration
Farah Shafi Kamal, Jennifer Russell
Workshop
Learning Spaces
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
EdCorps: Where STEAM Meets Student Run Business
Ashley Greenway, Dan Ryder, Elyse Burden, Todd Keruskin
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Can Digital Tools Boost Social-Emotional Learning?
Anne Collier, Fred Dillon, Mia Doces, Steve Arnold
Panel
SEL
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Postsecondary Privacy - Student Data Analytics
Amelia Vance, Elana Zeide, Michael Hawes, Steven Roosa
Panel
Data
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Beats and Lyrics for Healing and Learning
Elliot Gann, Raphael Travis
Core Conversation
Arts
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
From Preschool to Pre-Service: Expecting Inclusion
Audrey Trainor, Fabienne Doucet
Problem Solver
Implementation
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
From Schooling to Learning: EdTech Breeding Space
Cecilia Waismann, Ilan Ben Yaakov, Renee Hobbs
Workshop
Learning Spaces
11:00AM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
Workshop
Leadership
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Getting High School Dropouts to Drop Back In
Dr Howard Liebman, George Miller, Lisa Schumacher, Ron Stefanski
Panel
Employability
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Beyond Aid: Solutions for Educating Refugee Youth
Jodi Nelson, Justin van Fleet, Leila Toplic, Melissa Ingber
Featured
Learning Spaces
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Blended: Practices & Conditions to Get It Right
Beth Rabbitt, Daniel Owens, Juliana Finegan, Saro Mohammed
Summit
Implementation
11:00AM - 2:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon F

11:15 AM

Playground Hands On
VR/AR
11:15AM - 11:45AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

11:30 AM

Future20
Employability
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Instruction
11:30AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Connecting Opportunities for Creative Kids
Carl Settles, Karen LaShelle, Laura Donnelly
Expo Talk
Equity
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 3

12:00 PM

Coding as Activism for Teens
Melissa Halfon, Tomika Rodriguez
Playground Talk
Equity
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Future20
Cognition
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Industry Talk
ESL/ELL
12:00PM - 12:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
It’s a Paradigm Shift. So What?
Cederick Ellis, Jim Rickabaugh, Kelly Young, Trace Pickering
Summit
Leadership
12:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
Future20
Early Learning
12:00PM - 12:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

12:30 PM

The New Economy of Cheating
Blake Morrison, Brad Wolverton, Tricia Bertram Gallant
Case Study
Leadership
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Future20
Implementation
12:30PM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Meet Up
Leadership
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Network Effect: Robust Learning Pathways for All
Cricket Fuller, Jeff Hawkins, Josh Schacter, Sunanna Chand
Panel
Equity
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Will VR Really Impact Student Outcomes?
Elizabeth Lytle, Eric Sheninger, Jennifer Holland, Rebecca Girard
Panel
VR/AR
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Creating Sustainable Education by Developing Games
André Thomas, Jake Lenzen, Susan Sutherland
Case Study
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Core Conversation
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
The Fall of Newspapers: What Higher Ed Can Learn
Caroline Howard, Doug Lederman, Fred Singer, Jenna Talbot
Panel
Leadership
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
College Completion: Coloring Outside the Lines
Lindsay Page, Oscar Sweeten-Lopez
Core Conversation
Entrepreneurialism
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
The EduVoice: Battle Round
Andy Austin, Anthony Kim, Tom Tuttle
Debate
Implementation
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Mentor
Leadership
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
Best EdTech for ELLs Meet Up
Jeff Knutson, Rusul Alrubail
Meet Up
ESL/ELL
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 205
Featured
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Case Study
Cognition
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Responding to Syria's Higher Education Emergency
Brenda Tooley, Erin Fitzgerald, James King, Sana Mustafa
Panel
Leadership
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon B

1:00 PM

Show & Tell
Employability
1:00PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
5 Reasons Digital Courseware Pilots Fail
Amy Nowell, Bi Vuong, Stephen Newton
Industry Talk
Implementation
1:00PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall

1:15 PM

Pixar in a Box - An Overview
Elyse Klaidman, Tony DeRose
Playground Talk
Instruction
1:15PM - 1:45PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

1:30 PM

Rapid Cycle Evaluations for Ed Tech
Alexandra Resch, Fatima Jibril
Workshop
Data
1:30PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
Future20
Equity
1:30PM - 2:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Entrepreneurialism
1:30PM - 2:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Design Your Own VR Experience for EDU
Bethanne Tobey, Cathi Dunnagan, Mike Cuales
Workshop
VR/AR
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Coding, Engineering and Design Thinking in K-1
Cassandra Cope, Melissa Toohey
Workshop
Early Learning
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Creating Podcasts Leads to Deeper Understanding
Emily Donahue, Michael Godsey, Monica Brady-Myerov
Workshop
Instruction
1:30PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
Funding K-12 Technology through Grants
Ashley Schultz, Elizabeth Evans
Workshop
Implementation
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Changing the Subject: The Arts for Social Impact
Jon Hinojosa, Lakita Edwards, Philip Courtney
Problem Solver
Arts
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
Makerspaces: Moving Beyond Accessibility with UDL
Erin Buehler, Jose Blackorby, Kim Ducharme
Workshop
Special Needs
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K

1:45 PM

Playground Hands On
Special Needs
1:45PM - 2:15PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

2:00 PM

Learning Spaces to Catalyze Socioeconomic Growth
Timothy Swanson, Tony Martinez
Case Study
Learning Spaces
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Future Ready Librarians: They're Out There
Bill Bass, Jennifer Boudrye, Karen Cator, Mark Ray
Panel
Leadership
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Featured
Cognition
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Future20
Early Learning
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Case Study
Entrepreneurialism
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Brain in a Box: Smithsonian Partnership Pilot
George Oates, Sara Cardello, Tom Flynn
Panel
Implementation
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Madre e Hija. Chat w/ Costa Rican Minister of Edu
Natalia Mora, Sonia Marta Mora Escalante
Policy Forum
Leadership
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Is Art School Squelching Creative Rebellion?
Becky Bermont, Blake Sims, Michelle Kwasny, Panos Panay
Panel
Arts
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Launch
Entrepreneurialism
2:00PM - 4:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon D
Building an Inquiry-Based School Model
Chris Lehmann, Diana Laufenberg, Jaime Casap
Panel
Instruction
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Core Conversation
Equity
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Future20
Employability
2:00PM - 2:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
ELL Student Voice
Anna Matis, Mirta Desir
Panel
ESL/ELL
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Meet Up
Entrepreneurialism
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Core Conversation
Leadership
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
ESSA: What Ed-Tech Providers Need to Know
David DeSchryver, Sean Cavanagh
Industry Talk
Business
2:00PM - 2:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall

2:30 PM

Future20
Implementation
2:30PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Future20
Instruction
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

3:00 PM

Future20
Entrepreneurialism
3:00PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Playground Hands On
Instruction
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
From Information to Experience: AR/MR/VR
Cecilia Waismann, Rotem Bennet, Susanne Krause
Summit
VR/AR
3:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon F
Using Distributive Leadership to Transform Schools
Allison Trombley, Christie Imholt, Erin Sinnott, Jonathan Mortelette, Kimberly Grayson, Rachael Amundson, Sara Jean Banks
Summit
Leadership
3:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
Future20
Instruction
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

3:30 PM

Bringing Innovation into Early Learning
Brian Fitzgerald, Caroline Hu Flexer, Isabelle Hau, Rick Mockler
Panel
Early Learning
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
The Tale of Two Cities in Central Texas
Austin Buchan, Matt Williams, Matt Kouri , Susan McDowell
Panel
Employability
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Meet Up
Leadership
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 205
Can Higher Ed Lift K-12 System to New Heights?
Byron White, Nyeema Watson, Richard Guarasci, Timothy Gannon
Panel
Leadership
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
How to Create Leaders in an Online World
Jodi Marshall, Mawi Asgedom
Core Conversation
Instruction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Parent Education Sparks Engagement
Amy Hee Kim, Ingrid Simone
Core Conversation
Implementation
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
The State of Schools: Students Combatting Inequity
Amanda Wahlstedt, Andrew Brennen, Ben Gurewitz, Zaakir Tameez
Featured
Equity
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Fairness in Assessment: Compared to What?
Gail Burrill, Jim Nelson, Marianne Perie, Wes Bruce
Panel
Instruction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Systems Integration: Whose Job Is It Anyway?
Beatriz Arnillas, Dan Carroll, Megan Marquez, Troy Wheeler
Panel
Data
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Using Data & Tech to Bring SPED up to Speed
Christopher Rigdon, Matthew Patterson, Patricia Wright, Phyllis Wolfram
Panel
Special Needs
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Meet Up
Equity
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
K-12 Ed Reform in the Post-Obama World
Eva Moscowitz, John Katzman, Nina Rees, Richard Whitmire
Policy Forum
Instruction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Helping Parents Guide Kids’ Media Use
Brian Romero Smith, Lisa Nielsen, Michael Robb, Rachelle Wooten
Panel
Implementation
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J

3:45 PM

Launching a Successful Drone Edu Program
Dennis Baldwin, Marisa Vickery
Playground Talk
Instruction
3:45PM - 4:15PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

4:00 PM

Computational Thinking Makes Better Learners
Donna Teuber, Ian Phillips, Zeina Chalich
Workshop
Cognition
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Beyond Tables & Chairs: Designing Learning Spaces
Heather Turney, Mikala Streeter
Workshop
Learning Spaces
4:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
Nordic Knowledge - Sharing with Edutech Startups
Hanna Kristín Skaftadóttir, Sanna Lukander
Industry Talk
Entrepreneurialism
4:00PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Future20
Business
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
#mindfulAISD: Mindfulness in Austin ISD
Hilary Simon, James Butler, Jason Littlefield
Workshop
SEL
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Workshop
Instruction
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
Kidonomics: 2 + 2 = 6
Alvin Crawford, Donnie Charleston, Jamie Kilpatrick
Problem Solver
Early Learning
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
Bringing Your Stories to Life
Brian Fahey, Jessica Evans, Mitch Harris
Workshop
Arts
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Making Smart Decisions in a Crowded Ed Tech Market
Aubrey Francisco, Christina Luke, Leonard Medlock
Workshop
Leadership
4:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon H

4:15 PM

Playground Hands On
Arts
4:15PM - 4:45PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

4:30 PM

Future20
Business
4:30PM - 5:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

5:00 PM

Students as Education Innovators
Anna Penido, Bruna Waitman, Mailson Cruz de Aguiar
Panel
Implementation
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Black Lives Matter Does Black Curriculum
Courtney Robinson, Gina Tillis
Core Conversation
Equity
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Core Conversation
Learning Spaces
5:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
What ESSA Means to YOU
Kevin Hager, Kirk Behnke, Lindsay Jones, Margaret McLeod
Policy Forum
Special Needs
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Innovating Instruction: Teachers as Designers
Caron Mineo, Ellen Meier, Rita Sanchez
Case Study
Implementation
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
You Say "Code for All!" We Say Code for What?
Asha Richardson, Joy Buolamwini, Lissa Soep, Tapan Parikh
Panel
Equity
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Ready Player One? How VR Will Transform the Class
Benjamin Lloyd, Heidi Bernasconi, Lord Jim Knight, Lyman Missimer
Panel
VR/AR
5:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Engaging Students through Immersive Role Play
Calvin Clites, Gretchen McKay, William Woods
Panel
Instruction
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Future20
Equity
5:00PM - 5:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Call to Vendors: Simplify Data Access for Schools
Erin Mote, Karen Cator, Mike Baur, Tom Vander Ark
Panel
Data
5:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon E

6:00 PM

Startup Showcase
6:00PM - 8:00PM
JW Marriott
3rd Floor Prefunction

7:30 PM

Party
7:30PM - 11:00PM

Wednesday, March 8

9:30 AM

Keynote
Business
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
Lounge
9:30AM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 406

10:00 AM

Playground
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

10:45 AM

Playground Talk
SEL
10:45AM - 11:15AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

11:00 AM

Core Conversation
Leadership
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Data Coaches: A Strategy for Change
Alyssa Reinhart, Jing Che, Michael Lamont, Miriam Greenberg
Panel
Data
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
The Challenge of Curation in Schools
Britten Follett, Curt Mould, Laura Ward, Sara Trettin
Panel
Implementation
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Challenges and Solutions for Refugee Students
Blair Brettschneider, Emily Kane
Summit
ESL/ELL
11:00AM - 2:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon F
The Big Apple's Big Bet: Equity & Excellence 4 All
Carmen Farina, Ursulina Ramirez
Featured
Equity
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Industry Hub
11:00AM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Inspiring Student Innovation through Competitions
Alexis Lewis, Danny Briere, Jeff Richardson, Tricia Edwards
Panel
Instruction
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Four Ways of Making Maker Ed in Schools
Christa Flores, Erin Riley, Patrick Benfield, Sean Justice
Summit
Learning Spaces
11:00AM - 2:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
Is There Anybody out There? Global EdTech Force
Avi Warshavsky, Barbara Kurshen, Fernando Valenzuela, Jamie Martin
Panel
Business
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Creating Communities of Opportunity for All
Jessica Pizarek, Lisa Cylar Barrett, Michael McAfee
Workshop
Leadership
11:00AM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
How Can We pReach Beyond the Choir?
Catherine Cheo-Isaacs
Problem Solver
Implementation
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
Fishbowl: Virtual Reality in Education
Len Scrogan, Michael Duenas
Workshop
VR/AR
11:00AM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
Hack-in-Action: Making Innovative Learning Spaces
Alex O'Briant, David Woodbury, Elliot Felix
Workshop
Learning Spaces
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Summit
Instruction
11:00AM - 5:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon G
Facing Ferguson: A News Literacy Case Study
Alan Miller, Callie Crossley, Steve Becton, Yamiche Alcindor
Panel
Instruction
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
Core Conversation
Arts
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Healthy Educators in the Digital Space
Dan Marek, Stephanie Folkens
Workshop
Implementation
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Future20
Cognition
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

11:00AM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Workshop
Instruction
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Industry Talk
VR/AR
11:00AM - 11:30AM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Future20
Business
11:00AM - 11:30AM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Design + Leadership
Ela Ben-Ur, Eric Chagala, Kaleb Rashad
Workshop
Leadership
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K

11:30 AM

EDBOTS: Lessons from Pedagogical Chatbots
Differ Bot, Kristian Collin Berge
Future20
Implementation
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Data
11:30AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

12:00 PM

Open Innovation in Community Colleges WIIFM? Us?
Christina Robinson, Sean O'Brien
Industry Talk
Leadership
12:00PM - 12:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Playground Talk
Special Needs
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Future20
VR/AR
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Data
12:00PM - 12:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Design Thinking as Liberatory Design
David Clifford, Tania Anaissie, Victor Cary
Summit
Equity
12:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F

12:30 PM

Future20
VR/AR
12:30PM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Featured
Equity
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Now Trending: State Assessments Worth Taking
Christa Krohn, Jennifer Poon, Paolo DeMaria
Policy Forum
Implementation
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Combat Inequity with Mastery
Jeremy Kraushar, Joy Nolan
Core Conversation
Equity
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
The Right Balance: Equity in Student Discipline
Karega Rausch, Michael Petrilli, Naomi DeVeaux
Panel
Equity
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Sex Ed through a Positive Youth Development Lens
Ellen Saliares, Hannah Mikhelson
Core Conversation
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Fostering the Maker Movement in Early Childhood Ed
Brent Bushnell, Lisa Brahms, Wassy Tesfa, Yasmina Vinci
Panel
Early Learning
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Panel
Employability
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Future20
Employability
12:30PM - 1:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Preserving Creativity with Intentionality
Lizabeth Fogel, Ronald Beghetto, Stephan Turnipseed, Steven Paine
Panel
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
Playground Hands On
Arts
12:30PM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Anatomy of On-Campus Activism & Organizing
Joe Baker, Kelsey Bourgeois, Valerie Janovic
Panel
Equity
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
A Gender Lens: Evolving Equality in Education
Bridget Foley, Samuel Stanley, Tayisha R Saint Vil
Case Study
Equity
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Why Does Global Education Matter?
Dana Mortenson, Maureen Mclaughlin, Veronica Boix-Mansilla, William Gaudelli
Panel
SEL
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Case Study
Special Needs
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Winning the Asian Edtech Market
David Joo, Kapil Jain, Matt Greenfield , Satoko Okamoto
Panel
Business
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
Talk Gaming to Me Meet Up
Amber Muenzenberger, Douglas Whatley
Meet Up
Instruction
12:30PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 205
Big Ideas in Big Districts Meet Up
Julianna Charles Brown, Patrick G Williamson
Meet Up
Implementation
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D

1:00 PM

RIP Rev-Share: The Unbundling of OPM
Charlie McCormick, Deborah Seymour, Paxton Riter
Industry Talk
Business
1:00PM - 1:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall

1:30 PM

Future20
Cognition
1:30PM - 2:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Workshop
Arts
1:30PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
Problem Solver
Employability
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
CSforAll: Teaching CS in Elementary Schools
Alana Aaron, Bryan Twarek, Vanessa Jones
Workshop
Early Learning
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
Creating a Social Campaign in the Ed Sector
Bonnie Lathram, Chris Jackson
Workshop
Business
1:30PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
Computer Science: Teaching Strategies for ELL/SWDs
Beth Rosenberg, José Olivares, Yadira Hadlett
Workshop
ESL/ELL
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Workshop
Leadership
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Build to Learn: Bring New Ideas to Life
Jessica Lura, Lisa Yokana
Workshop
Entrepreneurialism
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Future20
Implementation
1:30PM - 2:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

1:45 PM

Animating Kids with Project-Based Stop Motion
Ben Summerhays, Joseph Summerhays
Playground Hands On
Early Learning
1:45PM - 2:15PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

2:00 PM

Case Study
Equity
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Launch
Entrepreneurialism
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon D
EdTech is the Question, Not the Answer
Emily Smith-Buster, James Miles, Jessica Millstone, Preeti Birla
Panel
Implementation
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
A Citizen Science Meet Up
Catherine Hoffman, Katie Levedahl
Meet Up
Learning Spaces
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Reaching 95% Invention Literacy
Colleen Graves, Jay Silver
Core Conversation
Implementation
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Future20
Instruction
2:00PM - 2:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
How Restorative Justice Can Impact Your Community!
Eloise Sepeda, Eric Mendez, Jennifer Karydas, Latasha Morrison
Panel
SEL
2:00PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Liberal Arts 2.0: The Role of Colleges in Society
Daniel Porterfield, Kathleen McCartney, Sean Decatur, Z Michael Wang
Featured
Leadership
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Creative Impact: School and Community Partnerships
Barbara Shepherd, Brent Hasty , Jennifer Luck, John Green-Otero
Panel
Arts
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
How to Engage over a Million Teachers Everyday
Denis Mizne , Leandro Beguoci
Core Conversation
Equity
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Future20
Equity
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Transgender Student Rights in K-12 Education
Johanna Eager, Khoa Nguyen, Thomas Alberli, Tisha Green Rinker
Panel
Equity
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
How to Make Awesome Educational Videos
Alex Rosenthal, Anna Rothschild, Joe Hanson, Vanessa Hill
Panel
Instruction
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
Entrepreneurship Ignites Project Based Learning
Adam Miller, Angie Hanna, Dr Gary Wrinkle, Hagop Soulakian
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Can You Speak Computer Science?
Brenda Darden Wilkerson, Hal Speed, Ruthe Farmer, Wyatt Kash
Panel
Instruction
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Overcoming School Funding Inequality
Carol Johnson, Lauren Camera, Nora E Gordon
Policy Forum
Equity
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H

2:30 PM

Playground Talk
Instruction
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Higher Ed Talk
Leadership
2:30PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall
Future20
Instruction
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Equity
2:30PM - 3:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

3:00 PM

Learning the Undeniable Truth About Inclusion
Beth Foraker, Nicole Eredics, Renay H Marquez, Robert Rummel-Hudson, Schuyler Rummel-Hudson, Sheryl Zellis
Summit
Special Needs
3:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
Summit
Learning Spaces
3:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon F
Future20
Instruction
3:00PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Future20
Leadership
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Playground Hands On
Learning Spaces
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Solve for Z:Accelerating Lab to Market Innovations
John Williams, Karen Burg, Nathan Sivagananathan
Industry Talk
Entrepreneurialism
3:00PM - 3:30PM
JW Marriott
Griffin Hall

3:30 PM

How to Best Serve ELLs with EdTech
Jordan Meranus, Karen Gage, Tina Chovanec
Panel
ESL/ELL
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Leveraging All Stakeholders 4 Special Ed Students
Arthur Everett, Jordan Grossman, Melissa Corto, Rebecca Brown
Panel
Special Needs
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
#NotLost: Education in Conflict Countries
Philippa Lei, Zaynab Ali Abdi
Core Conversation
Equity
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Student Success through Improved Financial Health
Evelyn Waiwaiole, Lisa Bentley, Robert Merino
Panel
Data
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Oh, I Get It
Ardon Shorr, Bari Walsh, Jon Marcus
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
Equity for All Children: 4 Funders, 4 Approaches
Carla Thompson Payton, Don Shalvey, Hilary Pennington, Kyle Peterson
Policy Forum
Equity
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Learning and Leading in a Project-Based World
Bob Lenz, Kristin Cuilla, Marc Chun, Tom Vander Ark
Panel
Leadership
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
Featured
Learning Spaces
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Core Conversation
Instruction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Scaling the Boot Camp Model for Middle Class Jobs
Bridgette Gray, Byron Auguste, Matt Sigelman, Rachel Romer Carlson
Panel
Employability
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Why Tech is Investing in Teaching Tech Early
Beth Holland, Deidre Quarnstrom, Krishna Vedati, Mo Fong
Panel
Early Learning
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
So You Want to Create a Makerspace?
Albert Palacios, Kate Machtiger, Rafranz Davis, Stephanie Santoso
Panel
Learning Spaces
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB

3:45 PM

Playground Talk
VR/AR
3:45PM - 4:15PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

4:00 PM

Yo Privilege Is Showing: Social Justice in School
Ben Datema, Lillian Medville, Timothy Hall
Workshop
Equity
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Serious Fun. Building a Learning Community
Dayamudra Dennehy, Denise Maduli-Williams
Workshop
Learning Spaces
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Exploring the Refugee Crisis in the Classroom
Barbara Petzen, Craig Cangemi
Workshop
Instruction
4:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon H
Workshop
Instruction
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
Future20
Cognition
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Lean Learning Space Design: Prototyping & Piloting
Ameet Doshi, Emily Puckett Rodgers, Matthew Swift
Problem Solver
Learning Spaces
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
Workshop
Instruction
4:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204

4:15 PM

Playground Hands On
Instruction
4:15PM - 4:45PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

4:30 PM

Future20
Implementation
4:30PM - 5:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

5:00 PM

Think Outside the Bubble: Reimagining Assessment
Adam Carter, Jonathan Vander Els, Melanie Shivraj, Tony Siddall
Panel
Leadership
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Future20
Arts
5:00PM - 5:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Student Inc
Craig Shapiro, Kelly Ballard, Paul Saldaña, Scott Lipton
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Is a PhD Right for Me?
Adam Fontecchio, Christopher Laincz, Cora MacBeth, Dianne Le
Panel
Instruction
5:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon B
Policy Forum
Cognition
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
Teachers Are Learners, Too: Next Gen Learning & PD
Andy Calkins, Jennifer Kabaker, Nicole Assisi, Rebecca E. Wolfe
Panel
Leadership
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
#CollegesSoDomestic: What We Gain from Diversity
Amy Baker, Christa Ovenell, PT Vasudevan
Panel
Employability
5:00PM - 6:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
Next Gen Schools Share the Future of Data
Cody Grindle, Erin Mote, Ian Connell, Jin-Soo Huh
Panel
Data
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D

5:30 PM

Future20
Equity
5:30PM - 6:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

7:30 PM

Thursday, March 9

9:00 AM

Playground
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

9:30 AM

Zone Learning: Training Innovators & Entrepreneurs
Ramona Pringle, Richard Lachman, Sean Wise
Case Study
Entrepreneurialism
9:30AM - 10:30AM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Hacking Creativity: Illumination through Process
Kathryn Mayo-Hudson, Rachel Goslins
Featured
Cognition
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Personalized Learning & the Tech to Make It Happen
Eileen Rudden, Mary Jo Madda, Muhammed Chaudhry, Phyllis Lockett
Panel
Leadership
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Playground Talk
Implementation
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Ensuring Equity and Inclusion in EdTech
Aditya Voleti, Michelle Ching
Core Conversation
Entrepreneurialism
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Meet Up
Leadership
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Three Science Refugees: 'Just Friends' with STEM
Jayde Lovell, Randy Olson, Rebecca Gill, Rod Lamberts
Panel
Employability
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Lounge
9:30AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 406
Startup 101: Experiencing Entrepreneurship in K-12
Abe Abukwaik, Reshan Richards, Sara Feraca, Steve Valentine
Panel
Entrepreneurialism
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
Core Conversation
Equity
9:30AM - 10:30AM
JW Marriott
Salon C

10:00 AM

Genius Loci: Education with a Sense of Place
Joan Massey, Megan Mead, Nate McClennen
Workshop
Learning Spaces
10:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 203-204
Workshop
Early Learning
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
Hack PD XXL: Taking on the Annual Conference Model
Lindsey Own, Margaret Powers, Matthew Mineau
Problem Solver
Implementation
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
Future20
Equity
10:00AM - 10:30AM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Future20
Leadership
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Playground Hands On
Instruction
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
Building Blended Learning Teacher Leaders
Edda Carmadello, Shawn Rubin , Simona Simpson
Workshop
Leadership
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
Teachers as Designers
Jessica Brown, Sam Seidel
Workshop
Instruction
10:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon H

10:30 AM

Future20
Leadership
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Future20
Employability
10:30AM - 11:00AM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

10:45 AM

Playground Talk
Learning Spaces
10:45AM - 11:15AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

11:00 AM

The World Needs More Inventors, Starting with Kids
Danielle Applestone, Emily Pilloton
Panel
Instruction
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Core Conversation
Instruction
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
Featured
Arts
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Future20
Equity
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Music: A Catalyst for Social and Academic Change
Bob Santelli, Mark Updegrove, Sunshine Cavalluzzi
Panel
Arts
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
The Mismatch between Higher Education & Employment
Craig Levinsohn, Jamai Blivin, Kieran Luke, Mary Alice McCarthy
Panel
Employability
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon E
STEM Volunteers? Latina SciGirls, FabFems & More
Jennifer Himstedt, Katie Kizziar, Tricia Berry
Panel
Implementation
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon A
Meet Up
Leadership
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
Learning from Children in the Most Remote Places
Austin Volz, Julia Higdon, Roland Wells
Panel
Equity
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
Core Conversation
Entrepreneurialism
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Salon C
Teaching: Art, Science or Both?
Heath Morrison, James E Ford, Karolyn Belcher, Rebecca Mieliwocki
Panel
Instruction
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
Future20
Employability
11:00AM - 11:30AM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202

11:15 AM

Playground Hands On
Early Learning
11:15AM - 11:45AM
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG

11:30 AM

Future20
Implementation
11:30AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott
Room 201-202
Future20
Instruction
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Austin Convention Center
Room 15

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Equity in Design, EdTech and Curriculum
Roshni Lakhi, Theresa Moore
Summit
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Reimagining School Readiness
Courtney Saldana, Lisa Regalla
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Meet Up
Leadership


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