Schedule -

Event Type

Category

Theme

 

Monday, March 9

12:00 PM

Keynote
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
12:00PM - 1:00PM

1:00 PM

Workshop
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
JW Marriott
Salon H
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Teacher Professional Development Needs an Overhaul
Anna Roberts, Beverly Vaillancourt, Jane Chadsey
Problem Solver
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Future15
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
1:00PM - 1:15PM
Workshop
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Making Work Real: Strategies for Authentic PBL
Christina Jenkins, Francesca Fay, Mary Moss
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon F
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Math Re-imagined: A Collaborative Coaching Model
Herb Coleman, Naomi Davidson, Stacey Guney
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon G
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Workshop
Accelerating Excellence in Higher Ed Series hosted by The University of Texas at Austin
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
1:00PM - 3:00PM

1:20 PM

Future15
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
1:20PM - 1:35PM

1:30 PM

Using a Self-Monitoring App to Change Behavior
Allison Bruhn, Ted Hasselbring
Panel Discussion
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Lost in Translation
Eric Nentrup, Michael Kleba
Core Conversation
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Medialit Research and Advocacy: Lessons from Canada
Kristine Collins, Matthew Johnson , Robert Martellacci
Panel Discussion
International Models & Approaches
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Accelerating Change by Personalizing Learning
Charles Cook, Gillian Waterston, Ramiro Robles
Panel Discussion
Empowering Learners Series hosted by Dell
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Women Disruptors 2.0
Betsy Corcoran, Deborah Quazzo, Lynda Weinman, Vicki Abeles
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Disrupting the Disruption in Higher Education
Corinne Weisgerber, Kara Laskowski, Kyle Longley, Shannan Butler
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Designing for Student Privacy 3.0
Dalia Topelson, Paulina Haduong
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Making Change: Empowering Girls Through Making
Anah Wiersema, Kristina Waugh
Playground Talk
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
1:30PM - 2:00PM
Restructuring The Future of Mozambican Education
Castigo Langa, Celio Mondlane, Christine Garde, Dr. Leonardo Santos Simão
Featured Session
International Models & Approaches
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning
Bernard Gifford , Guadalupe Valdes, Louis Danielson, Sharon Vaughn
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
The Science of Learning
Mariette DiChristina, Robert Lue, Susan Winslow, Tim Stelzer
Panel Discussion
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Enhancing the Delivery of Statewide Resources
Hugh Norwood, Kerry Ballast
Core Conversation
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
1:30PM - 2:30PM
The Coded Curriculum: A Year in Review
Karen Brennan, Peter Hutton, Robert MacDonald, Yolanda Wilcox-González
Panel Discussion
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 400/402
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Is School Just a Game to You? Yes (And Then Some)!
John Baker, Phaedra Boinodiris, Roger Riddell, Shaun Iles
Panel Discussion
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
1:30PM - 2:30PM
EdcampATX: Unconferencing SXSWedu
Adam Holman, Stephanie Cerda
Summit
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon E
1:30PM - 4:30PM
The State and Future of Student Rights
Adora Svitak, Dawnya Johnson, Erik Martin, Frank LoMonte, Jackie Emerson, Keaton Wadzinski, Kyle Scott, Larry Magid, Maxwell Richter, Nancy Conrad, S. Dallas Dance, Tara Subramaniam, Zak Malamed
Summit
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
JW Marriott
Salon B
1:30PM - 3:30PM

1:40 PM

Future15
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
1:40PM - 1:55PM

2:00 PM

Playground Hands On
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:00PM - 2:15PM

2:20 PM

Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:20PM - 2:35PM

2:30 PM

How to Teach Programming
Matt Venn, Matt Thurling
Playground Talk
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
2:30PM - 3:00PM

2:40 PM

Future15
International Models & Approaches
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:40PM - 2:55PM

3:00 PM

Is the iPad the Future?
Julie Willcott, Leah Lacrosse
Core Conversation
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Quest to Learn: Seven Years Later
Arana Shapiro, Rebecca Rufo-Tepper, Ross Flatt, W Max Meyer
Panel Discussion
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 400/402
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Social Teaching for Social Learning
Jane Hammons, Kyle Livie, Richard Freishtat
Panel Discussion
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
3:00PM - 4:00PM
PLAYDATE: Student-Led App Exploration
Kathy Blankenship, Randall Ischy
Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Creating Common Standards for Ed Data Privacy
Jeff Mao, Kathy Hurley, Keith Krueger, Steve Schoettler
Panel Discussion
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Can Tech Stop the Teacher Brain Drain?
Carlos Antequera, Lord Jim Knight, Randi Weingarten, Tom Dee
Panel Discussion
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Learning to Fail with Style and Grace
Art Markman, Bob Duke, Sarah Bush
Panel Discussion
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
3:00PM - 4:00PM
District-Labor Collaborative for School Innovation
Ken Zarifis, Lisa Robertson, Mark Gooden, Paul Cruz
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Building the EdTech Bridge
Katya Hott, Steve Isaacs
Core Conversation
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Raising Their Hands: Empowering Student Voice
Aaron Feuer, Andrew Frishman, Dawnya Johnson, Nick Rodriguez
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Confronting the Digital Reading (r)Evolution
Jason Singer, Jordan Schugar, Kate Baker
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
3:00PM - 4:00PM
No Struggle, No Progress
Dr. Howard Fuller , Mark Updegrove
Featured Session
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Building a Digital Ecosystem to Empower Learning
Adam Seldow, Jon Phillips, Robert Dillon
Panel Discussion
Empowering Learners Series hosted by Dell
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
3:00PM - 4:00PM

3:30 PM

Playground Talk
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
3:30PM - 4:00PM
55 Social Media Tips for #HigherEd Faculty and Staff
Anthony Edwards, Credence Baker, Jennifer Edwards
Workshop
Social & Mobile Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
3:30PM - 5:30PM
Building Empathy Through Virtual Storytelling
Christopher Plutte, Grace Lau
Workshop
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
3:30PM - 5:30PM
Everyday Philanthropy
Justin Graves
Future15
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
3:30PM - 3:45PM
Building Collaborative Learning Spaces
Aaron Jobson, Matt O'Donnell
Workshop
DIY, Maker & Hacker
JW Marriott
Salon H
3:30PM - 5:30PM
Interactive Strategies to Improve Student Thinking
Cinthia Salinas, Michael Starbird, Robert Quigley
Workshop
Accelerating Excellence in Higher Ed Series hosted by The University of Texas at Austin
JW Marriott
Salon G
3:30PM - 5:30PM
Problem Solver
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
3:30PM - 5:30PM
PBL Done Well: Rigorous, Relevant and Engaging
David Ross, Katrina Martinez
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon F
3:30PM - 5:30PM

4:00 PM

Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
4:00PM - 4:30PM

4:10 PM

Future15
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
4:10PM - 4:25PM

4:30 PM

Teacher Leadership, More than a Catch Phrase?
JoLisa Hoover, Patrice Dawkins-Jackson
Core Conversation
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Rapid Iteration Teaching
Marcus Phillips
Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
4:30PM - 4:45PM
Core Conversation
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Entrepreneurship Education—Common Myths Debunked
Andrew Busey, David Altounian, Maia Donohue, Zoe Schlag
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
4:30PM - 5:30PM
From No Child to Whole Child: SEL in the Classroom
Chris Gabrieli, Hunter Gehlbach, Leigh VandenAkker, Thomas Toch
Panel Discussion
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Badge the World: Global Lessons in Open Badging
Kathryn Coleman, Mark Riches, Serge Ravet, Tim Riches
Panel Discussion
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Same Conference, Different Bagel: Can We Change?
Mary Cullinane, Michael Hanson, Molly Hensley-Clancy
Panel Discussion
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Using Art to Transform Physical Spaces and Minds
Felice Cleveland, Heather McElwee, Kenneth Lockette, Tresa Varner
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 400/402
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Brain Science and Early Learning
Sarah Roseberry Lytle
Solo Presentation
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Featured Session
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
4:30PM - 5:30PM
The Re-licensure Conundrum
Frederick Brown , Karen Cator, Rae Ann Knopf, Virginia Barry
Panel Discussion
Policy & Funding
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
4:30PM - 5:30PM
The Data-Driven Teacher
Andrew Smith Lewis, Danny Meyer, Jeff Hellmer, Nichole Dobo
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Solo Presentation
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Scaling Innovation in the Classroom and Beyond
Deborah Bauer, Eva Shang, Joe Troyen, Parker Liautaud
Panel Discussion
Empowering Learners Series hosted by Dell
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
4:30PM - 5:30PM

4:50 PM

Future15
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
4:50PM - 5:05PM

5:10 PM

Future15
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
5:10PM - 5:25PM

Tuesday, March 10

8:30 AM

Getting Started with Project Design
Jennifer Cruz, Rody Boonchouy
Summit
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon A
8:30AM - 10:00AM

9:00 AM

Show & Tell
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Future15
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:00AM - 9:15AM
The State and Future of Student Rights, Day 2
Adora Svitak, Ben Cooper, Erik Martin, Eva Shang, Harold Levy, Jackie Emerson, John Corrigan, Marc Chun, Parker Liautaud, Sam Ryan, Tara Subramaniam, Zak Malamed
Summit
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
JW Marriott
Salon E
9:00AM - 12:00PM
European EdTech: Industry Leaders Share Lessons Learnt
Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, Charles McIntyre, Kelli Campbell , Rob Grimshaw
Panel Discussion
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
9:00AM - 10:00AM
My Brother's Keeper: One Year Later
Eloy Ortiz Oakley , Kaya Henderson, Michael Smith , Tonya Allen
Featured Session
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Re-designing Higher Education for Student Success
Casey Green, Dr. Jill Biden, Kevin Bell, Lawrence Morales, Tiffany Mfume
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon D
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Improv(e) Your Teaching
Jen Oleniczak
Workshop
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
JW Marriott
Salon H
9:00AM - 11:00AM
How to Celebrate Pi Day in Your Classroom
Alex Filippenko, Noelle Filippenko
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Designing Better Online Learning Experiences
Alfred Solis, Leticia Britos Cavagnaro, Melissa Jones
Problem Solver
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Designing Principles for a Trusted Environment
Aimee Guidera, Akili Lee, Amanda Lenhart, Austin Arabie, Brendon Lynch, Christeen Weir, Felton Thomas, John Bailey, Jordan Murphy, Keith Krueger, Marsali Hancock, Rea Wolfe, Richard Culatta
Summit
Leadership & Empowerment
JW Marriott
Salon B
9:00AM - 1:30PM
Innovation in Challenging Circumstances
Barbara Kurshan, Martin Ihrig, Ryan Stewart, William Hite
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Mentor Session
Claire Wescott, Liza Stark, Robin Bruce, Tyler DeWitt
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Core Conversation
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Design Thinking the Humanities: K-12
Amanda Kruysman, Ashley Auspelmyer, Dan Ryder, Ellen Deutscher
Panel Discussion
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Employability Mandate: Aligning Skills with Jobs
Michael Bettersworth, Richard Froeschle, Susan Brown
Panel Discussion
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
9:00AM - 10:00AM
From #LOL to #KPI: How to Teach Social Media
Alfred Hermida, Kirsten Bailey, Natalie Petouhoff, Paula T. Morris
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Video Technology: The End of Privatized Instruction
David Quinn, Jason Lange, Miriam Greenberg , Tamika Guishard
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Mapping Education: Visualizing Ed Data Through GIS
Emily Germain, Joanna Sanchez, Terrance Green
Workshop
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Code Like a Girl! Coding by Design
Douglas Kiang, Mary Kiang
Workshop
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
JW Marriott
Salon F
9:00AM - 11:00AM
What A Student Needs from A Teacher for Success
Alisa Pham, Claudio Sanchez, Lillian Lowery, Sean McComb
Policy Forum
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Core Conversation
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
9:00AM - 10:00AM

9:20 AM

Future15
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:20AM - 9:35AM

9:30 AM

Mobile Video Storytelling Lab
Annie Bush, Michael Tringe, Sara Akhteh
Workshop
Social & Mobile Learning
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Theater 2
9:30AM - 11:30AM

9:40 AM

Future15
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:40AM - 9:55AM

10:00 AM

Future15
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:00AM - 10:15AM
Show & Tell
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
10:00AM - 10:30AM

10:20 AM

Future15
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:20AM - 10:35AM

10:30 AM

Socializing Credential Innovation
Beth Porter, Jake Schwartz, Mary Jo Madda, Matthew Pittinsky
Panel Discussion
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Guiding Pathways to Higher Ed Completion
Davis Jenkins, Isaac Rowlett, Rob Johnstone
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon C
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Playground Talk
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Coding in Schools: A Conversation
Ian Simons, Tom Gray
Core Conversation
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Promoting Equity to Achieve the American Dream
Dennis Johnston, Oscar Sweeten-Lopez
Core Conversation
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Plunging the Perils and Pearls of a Social Classroom
Carolyn Hank, Karen Freberg, Nicholas Bowman, Nicole Kraft
Panel Discussion
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM
It’s Elementary, My Dear: Primary is BOSS
Cheryl Boes, Kristin Ziemke
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Diversity Need in Education Technology
Chris Lehmann, Jaime Casap, José Luis Vilson
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Gaming the System: Teachers Hacking the Classroom
Courtney Francis, Michelle King, Paul Darvasi, Tim Saunders
Panel Discussion
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Employers Need More Than Just a Test Score
Linda Darling-Hammond, Stephan Turnipseed
Featured Session
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Media Arts Education: Insights to Excite!
Cory Wilkerson, Lakita Edwards, Tania Romero
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
10:30AM - 11:30AM
If You Build It They Will Learn
Jennifer Cruz, Rody Boonchouy
Summit
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon A
10:30AM - 12:00PM
Innovative Tools & Strategies to Access Higher Ed
Eric Waldo, Laura Owen, Liz Willen, Ted Mitchell
Policy Forum
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Motivation and Virtual Learning
Benjamin Haley, Carissa Romero, Craig Wacker, Philipp Schmidt
Panel Discussion
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Mentor Session
Asha Aravindakshan, Elizabeth Mack, Jean Cheng, Kylie Stupka, Matt Wallaert, Z Mike Wang
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM

10:40 AM

Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:40AM - 10:55AM

11:00 AM

Cracking the Code on Completion: Student Mindsets
James Hallmark, John Lin, WanLae Cheng
Show & Tell
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
11:00AM - 11:30AM

11:30 AM

Getting Even More 'ED' into 'EdTech Development'
Debra Cantu Hester, Lincoln Turner, Scott Lipton
Problem Solver
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Workshop
DIY, Maker & Hacker
JW Marriott
Salon H
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Future15
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
11:30AM - 11:45AM
Launching a Mobile Application Development Program in High Schools
Dave Krawczyk , Kristen Fisher, Thomas Bredemeier
Workshop
Social & Mobile Learning
JW Marriott
Salon F
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Learning Design by Kids: Portal 2 in the Classroom
Jasmine Fernandez, Jennifer Fernandez, Michelle Zimmerman
Workshop
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Makerspace Mash-up: New Literacy from AR to Z
Jacy Edelman, Kreg Hanning, Sue Cusack
Workshop
DIY, Maker & Hacker
JW Marriott
Salon G
11:30AM - 1:30PM
#aussieED-agogy: Create, Collaborate and Listen
Kelly Hobson, Nicholas Brierley, Zeina Chalich
Workshop
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Youngsters with Intellectual Disability on Campus
Barbara Maria Mancillas Bacco, Maria Teresa Garza Buentello
Playground Talk
International Models & Approaches
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
11:30AM - 12:00PM

11:50 AM

Future15
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
11:50AM - 12:05PM

12:00 PM

Featured Session
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
12:00PM - 1:00PM
The 21st Century Student Cartographer
Anne Haywood, Mary Ford
Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Why Future High School Classrooms Could Be Ageless
Jeff Livingston, Rashid Davis, Ruth Rathblott
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Core Conversation
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Hacking PD Through Innovation and Collaboration
Carrie Ross, Jessica Herring, Michael Mills, Sandy Kendell
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Unraveling the Advising Maze
Jesse Ledesma, Lisa Pham, Lluvia Hernandez, Melinda Karp, Virginia Fraire
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon C
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Effective Partnerships: Charters and ISDs
Audrey Hooks, Daniel King, Don Shalvey, Tom Torkelson
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Solo Presentation
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Data Privacy: Can Innovation and Privacy Coexist?
Cameron Evans, Karen Holst, Khaliah Barnes, Sean Cavanagh
Policy Forum
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Solo Presentation
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Putting the Hollywood in MOOCs
Jason Marsh , Nadja Oertelt, Ray Jones, Zach Wise
Panel Discussion
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Digital Diversity: Minority Women in EdTech
Cori Coburn-Shiflett, Rafranz Davis, Sarah Thomas, Shelly Sanchez Terrell
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Mentor Session
Elizabeth Wolzak, Gage Cass Woodle, Nikhil Goyal, Scott McQuiggan, Shauntel Poulson
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Economic Mobility Through Education
Jim Wolfston, Katie Bardaro
Core Conversation
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Show & Tell
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
12:00PM - 12:30PM

12:10 PM

Future15
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
12:10PM - 12:25PM

12:30 PM

Leading a School Energized by Project Designers
Jennifer Cruz, Rody Boonchouy
Summit
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon A
12:30PM - 2:00PM
Playground Talk
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
12:30PM - 1:00PM
Future15
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
12:30PM - 12:45PM

12:50 PM

Future15
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
12:50PM - 1:05PM

1:00 PM

TEACH- America's Next Generation of Teachers
Kevin Lawler, Macharia Edmonds
Show & Tell
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
1:00PM - 1:30PM
NBA Math Hoops: Creating Math Champions!
Khalil Fuller, Nicholas Monzi
Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
1:00PM - 1:30PM

1:10 PM

Future15
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
1:10PM - 1:25PM

1:30 PM

Robot Teaches Real Life Social Skills
Claude Bove, Pamela Rollins
Playground Talk
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
1:30PM - 2:00PM
Connected Learning Networks in Austin
Adam Nye, Heath Rezabek, Katie Yates, Sean Fox
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Promoting Creativity: Less Talking and More Doing!
Helen Soule, Jonathan Plucker, Lizabeth Fogel, Vickie Brown
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Core Conversation
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
1:30PM - 2:30PM
School Models: Tried and True vs. Shiny and New
Anthony Kim, Brian Greenberg, Heather Staker
Debate
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Featured Session
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Chief Privacy Officers in SEAs: A Panacea?
Carey Markel , Michael Hawes, Paige Kowalski, Sheila Kaplan
Panel Discussion
Policy & Funding
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Mentor Session
Karen Landolt, Khalil Fuller, Lakita Edwards, Meredith Walker, Micah Sagebiel
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
The State of Funding: E-Rate Strategies
Caitlin Emma, Mary Ann Beseda, Sheryl Abshire, Victor Valdez
Policy Forum
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Can Authentic Practice with Games Make SEL Stick?
Lucien Vattell, Mia Doces, Sujata Bhatt
Panel Discussion
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Teaching While Training: The New Graduate Programs
Chris Pupik Dean, Larry Rosenstock, Mayme Hostetter, Peter Nilsson
Panel Discussion
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
1:30PM - 2:30PM
The Test: Beyond Standardized Testing
Anya Kamenetz, Michelle Riconscente
Core Conversation
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
1:30PM - 2:30PM
How Do You Say “MOOC” in Arabic?
Anant Agarwal, Haifa Dia Al-Attia, Maha Taibah
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Innovations in Personalized Learning & Instruction
Bror Saxberg, Casey Green, Christopher Thomas, Dawn Zimmaro, Mavgar Mondesir, Paul Lepore, Valerie Inniss
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon C
1:30PM - 2:30PM

2:00 PM

Workshop
Social & Mobile Learning
JW Marriott
Salon F
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Show & Tell
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Workshop
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
JW Marriott
Salon H
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Workshop
DIY, Maker & Hacker
JW Marriott
Salon G
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Workshop
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Design Challenges to Develop 21st Century Skills
Rebecca Grodner, Shula Ehrlich
Workshop
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
2:00PM - 4:00PM

2:20 PM

Future15
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:20PM - 2:35PM

2:30 PM

Playground Talk
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
2:30PM - 3:00PM
PBL? It’s All About the Plan
Jennifer Cruz, Rody Boonchouy
Summit
Systemic Implementation & Scale
JW Marriott
Salon A
2:30PM - 4:00PM
Higher Ed Innovations Showcase
Ahrash Bissell, Ana Borray, Brian Mikesell, Carolyn Landel, Dror Ben-Naim, Eric Frank, Gates Bryant, JD White, Jocelyn Powers, Kate McKain, Katie C Blot, Kim Thanos, Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Louis Gomez, Mark Milliron, Matt Mccoin, Patrick Weir, Paul Mumma, Richard Baranuik, Richard Kolasa, Ross Strader, Steve Ernst
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon D
2:30PM - 4:30PM

2:40 PM

Future15
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:40PM - 2:55PM

3:00 PM

Tweetle Beetle: Student-Driven Citizen Science
Chris Etheredge, Dan Gilbert, Madeline Nelson, Therese Laux
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
3:00PM - 3:15PM
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Reforming Charter Reform
Julian Vasquez Heilig, Kevin Welner
Policy Forum
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
3:00PM - 3:30PM
EdTech for Educational Inclusion
Christine Johns, Jessie Woolley-Wilson, Sehreen NoorAli, Teri Rousseau
Featured Session
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
3:00PM - 4:00PM
The Rise of the Entrepreneurial Learner
Linsey Sledge, Tiffany Fishman
Core Conversation
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Getting MOOCs to the Developing World
Jack Bowen, Rachel Blum
Show & Tell
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Core Conversation
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Paying it Forward: Leveraging Today’s Female Voice
Julie Evans, Kari Stubbs PhD, Kecia Ray, Mila Thomas Fuller
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Game Changers: Tools for Constructivist Learning
Benjamin Leduc-Mills, Carlyn Maw, Jaymes Dec, Paulo Blikstein
Panel Discussion
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
3:00PM - 4:00PM
When Should Corporations Have a Role in Classrooms?
Bill Goodwyn, Esra Ozer , John Galvin, Motoko Rich
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Mentor Session
Angela Lin, Audrey O'Clair, Jennie Chen, Josh Klein, Mitchell Weisburgh
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
3:00PM - 4:00PM
LAUNCHedu Educator Insights
Felice Nudelman, Mark Rogers, Rod Berger, Tom Leonard
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Smart Cities That Work for Everyone
Adrian Fenty, Tom Vander Ark
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
3:00PM - 4:00PM

3:20 PM

Future15
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
3:20PM - 3:35PM

3:40 PM

Future15
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
3:40PM - 3:55PM

4:30 PM

Great Instructors: Are They Born or Built?
David Epstein, Elizabeth Green
Keynote
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
4:30PM - 5:30PM

Wednesday, March 11

9:00 AM

Insights of Great Teachers
Anya Kamenetz, August Merz, Cory Turner, Sarah Hagan, Shelly Sanchez Terrell, Steve Drummond
Summit
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon A
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Solo Presentation
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Solo Presentation
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Teachers As Designers: The Great STEM Equalizers
Caron Mineo, Ellen Meier, Rita Sanchez
Workshop
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
JW Marriott
Salon F
9:00AM - 11:00AM
EdTech for Inclusion = EdTech for All
Jerome Choo, Rachel Zindler
Core Conversation
Special Needs & Accessibility
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Reinventing Industry: Changing Edu's "Big Three"
Don Kilburn, Frank Catalano, John Dragoon, Peter Cohen
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Solo Presentation
Social & Mobile Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Tech Ed Summit
Alex Koons, Andrew Coy, Arif Rahman, Brook Drumm, Caitlin Olson, Cooper Wilcox, Dennis Becker, Greer Mellon, Gretchen Legrand, Janelle Steffen, Jeremy Gallagos, Kate Rosenbloom, Koki Nomura, Lisa Regalla, Lynda Weinman, Marc Lesser, Mark Barnett, Marquett Burton, Matt Barinholtz, Meg Lynch, Ryan Cataldo, Scott Dellosso, Sean Wheeler, Shawn Grimes, Stephanie Santoso, Stephanie Chang, Stephanie Grimes, Takuma Yoshitani, Troy Miller, Vincent Gugliotta, Yuki Nishida
Summit
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon E
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Workshop
Entrepreneurialism in Education
JW Marriott
Salon H
9:00AM - 11:00AM
The EdSurge Teacher Tank
Kelly Blair, Matthew Worthington, Pablo Mejia, Tanesha Dixon
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Student Data: When Innovation Meets Privacy Law
Bret Cohen, Heather Bender, Noelle Ellerson, Sarah Holland
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Show & Tell
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Crossing the Language Divide to College Readiness
Bill Madigan, Eddy Diaz, Magaly Solis
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Mentor Session
Beverly Ball, Brooke Miller, Ivo Lukas, Jim Bower, Peter Nilsson
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Improving College Completion By Guided Pathways
Cheryl Hyman, Frederick Corey, Isaac Rowlett
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon C
9:00AM - 10:00AM
In The Know Summit
Angela Lee, Bryan Stolle, Carla Borsoi, Don Burton, Margaret Roth, Sara Canaday, Sehreen NoorAli
Summit
Entrepreneurialism in Education
JW Marriott
Salon B
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Everyday Arts and Technology for Special Education
Lauren Jobson-Ahmed, Philip Courtney, Sita Frederick
Workshop
Special Needs & Accessibility
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
9:00AM - 11:00AM
What's Next for Access and Affirmative Action?
Anne-Marie Nuñez, Gregory Vincent, Michael McLendon, Reeve Hamilton
Policy Forum
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Not in Kansas Anymore: Holistic School Design
Alexis Kim, IIDA, Eric Punswick, Ed.D., Taryn Kinney, AIA, LEED AP
Workshop
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
JW Marriott
Salon G
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Featured Session
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Designing Better Online Learning Experiences (Encore Session)
Leticia Britos Cavagnaro, Melissa Jones
Problem Solver
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Fly a Drone with Code
Victoria Friedman
Future15
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:00AM - 9:15AM
Closing the Job Gap: Where Educators and EdTech Meet
Felix W Ortiz III, William Bennett
Core Conversation
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Hacking the Traditional School Model
Jerelyn Rodriguez, Katie Beck, Laura Sandefer , Oskie Creech
Panel Discussion
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM

9:20 AM

Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:20AM - 9:35AM

9:40 AM

Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:40AM - 9:55AM

10:00 AM

Show & Tell
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Future15
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:00AM - 10:15AM

10:20 AM

Future15
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:20AM - 10:35AM

10:30 AM

Using In-Game Data to Enhance Learning
Cameron White, Jessica Lindl, Kurt Squire, Matthew Berland
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Higher Education Built by Students for Students
Alisha Fredriksson, Dale Stephens, Jill Barshay, Zak Malamed
Featured Session
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Playground Talk
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Student Privacy: Good Intentions Aren't Enough
Elana Zeide, Mark Luetzelschwab, Mitchell Stevens
Panel Discussion
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Keeping Schools Secure
Dan Crocker, Deborah Fowler, John Woods, Morgan Smith, Morgan Craven
Policy Forum
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Realizing the Promise of Personalized Learning
Jon Deane, Seth Reynolds, Stacey Childress, Tanesha Dixon
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Mentor Session
Bill Madigan, Julie Willcott, Klara Crean, Stephen Walls, Vivienne Ming
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Rock The Union: Rethinking America’s Teacher Union
Arielle Zurzolo, Matthew B Courtney
Core Conversation
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
10:30AM - 11:30AM
What Employers Want Most and Get Least from Grads
Barnaby Dorfman, Kristen Hamilton, Tony Wagner, Zach First
Panel Discussion
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
10:30AM - 11:30AM
The EdSurge Teacher Tank
Angela Estrella, Geoffrey Roy, Manuel Herrera, Rafranz Davis
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon H
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Core Conversation
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Technology for Adult Learners: New Insights
Adam Newman, Matthew Muench, Miriam Goldberg, Wendy Taylor Wampler
Panel Discussion
Innovations in Adult Learning Series hosted by The Joyce Foundation
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Transforming Schools Using Brain Science
Dwight Davis, Katherine Bradley, Pamela Cantor MD, Sheila Ohlsson Walker, Ph.D.
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Improving Teaching and Learning Now
Casey Green, Dale Johnson, George Siemens, Jennifer McGrath, Marco Molinaro, Meg Benke
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon C
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Instant Global Reach and Global Scale in Education
Julia Stiglitz, Ketan Kothari, Michael Staton, Michal Borkowski, Rob Mancabelli
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
10:30AM - 11:30AM

10:40 AM

Future15
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:40AM - 10:55AM

11:00 AM

Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Future15
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
11:00AM - 11:15AM
Show & Tell
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
11:00AM - 11:30AM

11:20 AM

Future15
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
11:20AM - 11:35PM

11:30 AM

Building an EdTech Bill of Rights
Chike Aguh, Katrina Stevens
Problem Solver
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Take the Tech Versus Tactile Learning Challenge
Alan Fortescue, David Moon, Michelle Simpson-Siegel
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon G
11:30AM - 1:30PM
STEM at the Microscale: Seeing is Believing
Christopher Own, Shayé Whitmer
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon F
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Inclusive AppRoom: Viewing Apps Through Disability
Anna Johnson, Cristen Carson Reat, Hannah Rosenthal
Workshop
Special Needs & Accessibility
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
11:30AM - 1:30PM
You Go (Far), Girl! Inspiring Girls in STEM
Adele Falco, Jackie Bastardi
Playground Talk
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Video Creation: Where is the Humor and Relevance?
Brianna Rapini, Sarina Peterson
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon H
11:30AM - 1:30PM

11:40 AM

Future15
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
11:40AM - 11:55AM

12:00 PM

Gateways: The Future of Special Education
Erin Payne, Zane Erickson
Playground Hands On
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Reframing the Student Data Privacy Debate
Bill Fitzgerald, Chip Slaven, Jennifer Medbery, Tony Wan
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Redesigning School As We Know It
Benjamin Kutylo, Christine Ortiz, Jonathan Tiongco, Mandela Schumacher-Hodge
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Mentor Session
Alexandra Diracles, Elizabeth Mack, Emily Weerts, Karen Landolt, Matt Wallaert, Roberto Moctezuma
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Education Innovation: Closing the Tech Talent Gap
Dean Florez, Douglas Calhoun, Erin Kidwell, Harsh Patel
Panel Discussion
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Future15
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
12:00PM - 12:15PM
New EU and OECD Experiences in Innovating Higher Ed
David Halabisky, Georgi Dimitrov, Scott Jaschik
Policy Forum
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
12:00PM - 1:00PM
License 2 Skill: Building Digital Credential Value
Jonathan Finkelstein, Larry Johnson, Michael Shawn Cordero, Tracy Petrillo
Panel Discussion
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Featured Session
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
12:00PM - 1:00PM
ASWA (Anonymous Smarter Workaholics Association)
Markus Albers, Philip Vanhoutte
Core Conversation
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Conducting A Digital Landscape Analysis
Katherine Curtis, Siobhan Dockery Mueller
Show & Tell
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Implementing "Transformed Advising" Models
Ana Borray, Brian Mikesell, Celeste Schwartz, Katie C Blot, Mark Milliron, Tiffany Mfume, Virginia Fraire, Ward Naf
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon C
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Sending Teachers to the Head of the Tech Class
Brian Lewis, Dr Terry Grier, Dr Todd Wirt, Dwight Jones
Panel Discussion
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Schools' Vortex: Innovative Library 'Makerspaces'
Britten Follett, Darcy Coffta, Dottie Smay, Patrice Bryan
Panel Discussion
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Paying for Personalized Learning
Joseph South, Neil Campbell, Stephanie Eagen, Terry Haas
Panel Discussion
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
12:00PM - 1:00PM

12:20 PM

Future15
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
12:20PM - 12:35PM

12:30 PM

Making Makers: From Guatemala to the World
Adrian Catalan, Ceci Castillo
Playground Talk
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
12:30PM - 1:00PM

12:40 PM

Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
12:40PM - 12:55PM

1:00 PM

Playground Hands On
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
1:00PM - 1:30PM
What You Are Missing on the PK-12 Marketplace
S. Dallas Dance, Sean Cavanagh
Show & Tell
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
1:00PM - 1:30PM

1:30 PM

Featured Session
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Mentor Session
Brittney Cunningham, Jessica Millstone, Jessica Handrik, Michael Hawes, Sean Duffy
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Making It Matter: Real World Learning After School
Adam Greenman, Heather Loewecke, Samantha Tran, Terry Peterson PhD
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
1:30PM - 2:30PM
How to Create a Data Privacy Policy
Amelia Vance, Glen Flint, Scott Summers, William White
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Building the Research Base for STEM Apps in Pre-K
Jillian Orr, Philip Vahey, Shelley Pasnik
Panel Discussion
Social & Mobile Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Global Knowledge Through Media and Art Engagement
Dalida María Benfield, Giuliana Cucinelli, Matthew Battles
Panel Discussion
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
1:30PM - 2:30PM
The A, B, Cs of Implementing Universal Pre-K
Libby Doggett, Michele Molnar, Richard Buery
Policy Forum
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Future15
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
1:30PM - 1:45PM
At the Helm: SEAs Leading Technical Innovation
Caitlin Sharp, Cody Decker, Dean Folkers, Richard Charlesworth
Panel Discussion
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Create and Manage Topic-Based Higher-Ed Curricula
M.S. Vijay Kumar, Ramji Raghavan, Sean Decatur, Stephanie Trowbridge
Panel Discussion
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Don't Assist Me, Empower Me
Luis Perez, Mark Coppin, Mark Dohn
Panel Discussion
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Core Conversation
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
1:30PM - 2:30PM
ConnectED & Future-Ready Schools
R. David Edelman, Richard Culatta
Core Conversation
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Playground Talk
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
1:30PM - 2:00PM

1:50 PM

Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
1:50PM - 2:05PM

2:00 PM

Show & Tell
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Visual Literacy Bootcamp
Brad Ovenell-Carter, John Woody, Julia Leong
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon H
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Workshop
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Workshop
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Put Academics in Motion with iPad Animation
Caleb Summerhays, Joseph Summerhays
Playground Hands On
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
2:00PM - 2:30PM
Workshop
DIY, Maker & Hacker
JW Marriott
Salon G
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Real World STEAM: SoCal Industry and Educators Unite
David Delgado, Kim Richards, Saura Naderi
Workshop
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
JW Marriott
Salon F
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Whose Data Is It Anyway?!
Jules Polonetsky, Olga Garcia-Kaplan, Shawn Bay
Problem Solver
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
2:00PM - 4:00PM

2:10 PM

Future15
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:10PM - 2:25PM

2:30 PM

Free Time! Critical Thinking & Open-Ended Play
Sara DeWitt, Stephan Turnipseed
Playground Talk
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Future15
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:30PM - 2:45PM
Getting to Graduation: The Summit in Action
Chase Jarvis, Greg Ratliff, Harry Boyte, Lisa Christian, Paul Markham, Rahim Rajan
Summit
Getting to College Graduation Summit hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
JW Marriott
Salon D
2:30PM - 4:00PM

2:50 PM

Future15
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
2:50PM - 3:05PM

3:00 PM

Visualizing Critique
Mara Hermano, Tracie Costantino
Core Conversation
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Mind the Gap: Faculty and Student Tech Experiences
A Michael Berman, Eden Dahlstrom, Nori Barajas-Murphy, Steve diFilipo
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Policy Forum
Policy & Funding
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Core Conversation
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
3:00PM - 4:00PM
From Research to the Field: Closing High End Gaps
Caralee Adams, Kelly Munn, Marni Bromberg, Nicole Young
Panel Discussion
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Supported Entrepreneur: Unlocking Invisible Talents
Jenny Anderson, Michael Bilker, Philippe Ernewein
Panel Discussion
Special Needs & Accessibility
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Designing and Deploying for Adult Learners
Andrea Saenz, Mary Ann Perry, Matthew Muench, Philipp Schmidt
Panel Discussion
Innovations in Adult Learning Series hosted by The Joyce Foundation
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Who Gets to See and Use the Big Data?
Jessica Reid Sliwerski, John Katzman, RiShawn Biddle
Debate
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Building a City of Open Education Data
Brennan McMahon Parton, Chris Given, HyeSook Chung, Jeffrey Noel
Panel Discussion
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Featured Session
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Innovation Detonation
Annette Marksberry, Shawn Nason
Show & Tell
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon B
3:00PM - 3:30PM
While You Were at Work, Your Kid Was on Mars
Dacia Jones, Kari Byron, Kyle Schutt, Liat Ben-Rafael
Panel Discussion
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Playground Hands On
Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
3:00PM - 3:30PM
Mentor Session
Caroline Vander Ark, Jennifer Bevill, Jennifer Bullard, Mark Rogers, Vivienne Ming
Mentor
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 11AB
3:00PM - 4:00PM

3:10 PM

Future15
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
3:10PM - 3:25PM

4:30 PM

If You Build It
Emily Pilloton
Keynote
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
4:30PM - 5:30PM

Thursday, March 12

9:00 AM

Empowering Girls and Women to Lead
Caroline Howard, Shiza Shahid
Featured Session
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Robot.Edu—How Robots Can Transform Learning
Elad Inbar, John Sperry, Peter Stone, Seppy Basili
Panel Discussion
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Core Conversation
Leadership & Empowerment
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Visualizing Educational Data: Do's and Don’ts
Ben Glazer, John Behrens, Mark Milliron, Paul Resta
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon G
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Core Conversation
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Future of Higher Ed—Without the "D" Word
Goldie Blumenstyk, Ryan Craig, Tanya Joosten
Panel Discussion
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Workshop
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 410
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Redefining EdTech Innovation: New York City As Case Study
Ashley Rudolph, David Fu, Leah Gilliam, Preeti Birla
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Entrepreneurship Education in Strange Places
Cameron Houser, R. Scott Blackshire
Core Conversation
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Turning Public Data into Public Knowledge
Jason Rose, Natalie Brathwaite, Rob Steller, Selena Tan
Panel Discussion
Policy & Funding
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Future15
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:00AM - 9:15AM
Opening College and Career Pathways with Analytics
Doyle Vogler , Layla Bonnot, Sandra Woodley
Panel Discussion
Big Data & Learning Analytics
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Deconstructing “College for All”
Clare Bertrand, Norma Rey-Alicea
Workshop
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 412
9:00AM - 11:00AM

9:20 AM

Future15
International Models & Approaches
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:20AM - 9:35AM

9:30 AM

Playground Talk
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
9:30AM - 10:00AM

9:40 AM

Future15
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
9:40AM - 9:55AM

10:00 AM

Playground Hands On
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Future15
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:00AM - 10:15AM

10:20 AM

Future15
Leadership & Empowerment
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:20AM - 10:35AM

10:30 AM

Privacy 201: From Compliance to Trust
Aden Fine, Aimee Guidera, John Bailey, Troy Wheeler
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Wear to Learn: The Body As an Interface
Emory Craig, Maya Georgieva
Core Conversation
Social & Mobile Learning
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon F
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Core Conversation
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Shark Tank: Edu Edition
Goldie Blumenstyk, Jeffrey Young
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon J
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Research, Startups, Citizens: All Together Now
Fátima São Simão, Heitor Alvelos, Marco Bravo
Panel Discussion
Entrepreneurialism in Education
Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Panel Discussion
International Models & Approaches
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Degrees vs. Micro-Credentials: Two VCs Slug It Out
Christopher Nyren, Matthew Greenfield
Debate
Assessment, Accountability & Standards
Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon D
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Playground Talk
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Featured Session
Achievement Gaps & Educational Equality
Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABCD
10:30AM - 11:30AM

10:40 AM

Future15
International Models & Approaches
Austin Convention Center
Room 15
10:40AM - 10:55AM

11:00 AM

Playground Hands On
DIY, Maker & Hacker
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
11:00AM - 11:30AM

12:40 PM

Closing Program
Instructional Strategies & Best Practices
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
12:40PM - 1:10PM

1:15 PM

Closing Program
Social & Mobile Learning
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
1:15PM - 1:45PM

1:50 PM

Closing Program
SEL & Digital Citizenship
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
1:50PM - 2:20PM

2:25 PM

Closing Program
Systemic Implementation & Scale
Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
2:25PM - 2:55PM