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Tuesday, June 21
 

9:30am

Bring it On: How to Lead By Example Using Google Apps
When school leaders leave this session, they will walk away with many ideas for beginning to lead and model technology integration in their buildings, specifically using Google Apps! What are the "need to know's" for me as a school leader, and what digital tools exist to help me be a more efficient and effective leader? How can I collaboratively model these in front of my staff? If you are looking for the answer to these questions, be sure to join this exciting session!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Clifford

Kelly Clifford

Director of Innovative Learning, Five-Star Technology Solutions
In her professional journey, Kelly Clifford has been a teacher, technology coach & coordinator, Director of Technology, Google Certified Educator, and is now Director of Innovative Learning for Five-Star Technology Solutions. She uses her passionate energy and enthusiasm to help... Read More →


Tuesday June 21, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Decker 340

9:30am

What's New in eLearning!
If you haven’t tuned in to the news from the IDOE’s Office of eLearning this year-you’ve missed a lot! Join Candice and Jason as they share some highlights, resources, and collaborative projects which are helping to transform teaching and learning in Indiana. We’ll get you up to date, and connected to ongoing conversations in eLearning.  

Speakers
avatar for Candice Dodson

Candice Dodson

Director of eLearning, Indiana Department of Education


Tuesday June 21, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Hartung 159

10:30am

Google Forms to the Rescue!
Every week, school leaders struggle to keep up with the day to day task of organizing, streamlining, and collecting information! In this session, you will get to explore real-life examples of how using Google Forms can save your life as an administrator! Tired of using paper to collect information such as: Blood-Born Pathogen Sign-Off forms, Getting-To-Know-You Staff Information, Staff Reflections and Exit Tickets at meetings, Fire-Drill Information...and more? Join me to discover why all school leaders should be using Google Forms!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Clifford

Kelly Clifford

Director of Innovative Learning, Five-Star Technology Solutions
In her professional journey, Kelly Clifford has been a teacher, technology coach & coordinator, Director of Technology, Google Certified Educator, and is now Director of Innovative Learning for Five-Star Technology Solutions. She uses her passionate energy and enthusiasm to help... Read More →


Tuesday June 21, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Decker 340

11:30am

Evaluating Teachers’ Use of Technology
When it comes to the effective use of technology, what should evaluators look for? What role does technology play for students within the lesson being evaluated? Administrators will leave with the answers to these questions through conversation and review of classroom examples through the lens of popular technology integration models.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Davidson

Nathan Davidson

Director of Innovative Learning, Five-Star Technology Solutions


Tuesday June 21, 2016 11:30am - 12:15pm
Hartung 321

11:30am

Flipping Portions of Your Staff Meeting!
Have you heard about principals who are "flipping" their weekly staff meetings? Join us for an awesome conversation about the benefits of trying this in your building, authentic examples, and what it takes to get started! You will walk away with the tools, skills, and the mindset needed to evolve your "Opening Day" Staff Meetings this fall!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Clifford

Kelly Clifford

Director of Innovative Learning, Five-Star Technology Solutions
In her professional journey, Kelly Clifford has been a teacher, technology coach & coordinator, Director of Technology, Google Certified Educator, and is now Director of Innovative Learning for Five-Star Technology Solutions. She uses her passionate energy and enthusiasm to help... Read More →


Tuesday June 21, 2016 11:30am - 12:15pm
Decker 340

1:30pm

Do as I Do, Not as I Say, Modeling Technology as an Instructional Leader
Creating "buy in" when it comes to technology requires modeling by the leadership in the building. Instructional leaders should take time to demonstrate the very applications that they desire their teachers to use in the classroom. By using Google Apps For Education, Learning Management Systems, and other applications leaders will engage their staff using technology and teach them methods that can be applicable in the classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Michael DePasquale

Michael DePasquale

Teacher, Portage Township Schools
Michael V. DePasquale is a passionate educator who focuses on inspiring children to be self-learners. As a music educator for over a decade, Michael became a school administrator, then Director of Innovative Learning for the Portage Township School Corporation. Michael focuses on... Read More →


Tuesday June 21, 2016 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Hartung 318

1:30pm

From Policy to Practice: Is Your Leadership Moving Your School Forward or Backward?
What can APPS teach you about leadership? It may not be what you expect! Explore leadership with Jeff Mao at multiple levels and from multiple perspectives. How does technology create new leadership challenges for administrators? We will examine policies (AUP, Take home, insurance/fees, filtering, and more) in a 1:1 environment. Does a ubiquitous computing environment demand that you change how you create and implement your policies? When school-owned devices are going home, how does this affect what you need to do?

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Mao

Jeff Mao

Senior Director, Common Sense Education
Jeff Mao joined Common Sense Education in the fall of 2014. He leads Common Sense’s national outreach programs and provides strategic consulting to states and districts on the effective implementation of digital learning programs. Last year, Jeff served as the lead consultant and... Read More →


Tuesday June 21, 2016 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Hartung 321
 
Wednesday, June 22
 

9:30am

7 Steps to Creating PLCs (that teachers want to use)
As with any educational program, professional development is one of the keys to a successful online learning initiative. Face-to-face, virtual synchronous and asynchronous, and a strong PLC are all important aspects of a comprehensive PD program. During this session, participants will take a look at the seven components of this varied approach and discuss tips for implementing real-time and self-paced professional development as a way to encourage and facilitate continual growth.

Speakers
avatar for Michele Eaton

Michele Eaton

Spotlight Speaker, MSD of Wayne Township
Michele Eaton is the Director of Virtual and Blended Learning for the M.S.D. of Wayne Township in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She focuses on staff and course development for Achieve Virtual Education Academy and provides leadership for the district's blended initiatives.  Michele is... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Hartung 274

9:30am

A Global Culture - Legal Issues
Does your district offer the Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency? Are your world language teachers speaking primarily (90%) in target language? Are you a guru regarding exchange students? If you answered "No" to any of these questions, please join me to learn these answers and so many more to ensure that you're truly leading students toward global preparedness in the 21st century.

Speakers
avatar for Jill Woerner

Jill Woerner

Global Learning & World Languages Specialist, Indiana Department of Education
Jill Woerner works as the Global Learning & World Languages Specialist at the Indiana Department of Education. Having spent many years in the classroom as a Spanish teacher and having worked as a school administrator, Jill brings a variety of experiences to her role at IDOE. Student... Read More →



Wednesday June 22, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Hartung 166

9:30am

Bring it On: How to Lead By Example Using Google Apps
When school leaders leave this session, they will walk away with many ideas for beginning to lead and model technology integration in their buildings, specifically using Google Apps! What are the "need to know's" for me as a school leader, and what digital tools exist to help me be a more efficient and effective leader? How can I collaboratively model these in front of my staff? If you are looking for the answer to these questions, be sure to join this exciting session!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Clifford

Kelly Clifford

Director of Innovative Learning, Five-Star Technology Solutions
In her professional journey, Kelly Clifford has been a teacher, technology coach & coordinator, Director of Technology, Google Certified Educator, and is now Director of Innovative Learning for Five-Star Technology Solutions. She uses her passionate energy and enthusiasm to help... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Reardon-Balcony

9:30am

Using Early Warning Indicator System to Find the At-Risk Students Hidden in the Data
Research shows that future high school dropouts can and should be identified in middle school. This session will explore best practices in creating structures to address the needs of off-track students. Learn how Five-Star’s Early Warning Indicator System automatically flags at-risk students and allows teams to group students for interventions so their progress can be easily tracked ensuring that these students are successful in high school and beyond.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Pogue

Melissa Pogue

Five-Star Technology Solutions


Wednesday June 22, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Hartung 318

10:30am

Google Forms to the Rescue!
Every week, school leaders struggle to keep up with the day to day task of organizing, streamlining, and collecting information! In this session, you will get to explore real-life examples of how using Google Forms can save your life as an administrator! Tired of using paper to collect information such as: Blood-Born Pathogen Sign-Off forms, Getting-To-Know-You Staff Information, Staff Reflections and Exit Tickets at meetings, Fire-Drill Information...and more? Join me to discover why all school leaders should be using Google Forms!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Clifford

Kelly Clifford

Director of Innovative Learning, Five-Star Technology Solutions
In her professional journey, Kelly Clifford has been a teacher, technology coach & coordinator, Director of Technology, Google Certified Educator, and is now Director of Innovative Learning for Five-Star Technology Solutions. She uses her passionate energy and enthusiasm to help... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Reardon-Balcony

10:30am

Pivot - Evaluations
The quest for identifying and supporting effective and highly effective teachers is at the forefront in all districts pursuing academic excellence. Learn to use technology to not only perform classroom observations, but to also complete annual summative evaluations, assign professional development, track Professional Growth Plans, and monitor school-wide and districtwide trends.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Pogue

Melissa Pogue

Five-Star Technology Solutions


Wednesday June 22, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Hartung 275

10:30am

World Languages - 2016 & Beyond
Come learn about the most up-to-date practices in the world language classroom. Participants will learn about Integrated Performance Assessments (IPAs), Can-do statements, Authentic Resources and where to find all of the tools to implement this in the classroom in this fast-paced session! 

Speakers
avatar for Jill Woerner

Jill Woerner

Global Learning & World Languages Specialist, Indiana Department of Education
Jill Woerner works as the Global Learning & World Languages Specialist at the Indiana Department of Education. Having spent many years in the classroom as a Spanish teacher and having worked as a school administrator, Jill brings a variety of experiences to her role at IDOE. Student... Read More →



Wednesday June 22, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Hartung 166

11:30am

Flipping Portions of Your Staff Meeting!
Have you heard about principals who are "flipping" their weekly staff meetings? Join us for an awesome conversation about the benefits of trying this in your building, authentic examples, and what it takes to get started! You will walk away with the tools, skills, and the mindset needed to evolve your "Opening Day" Staff Meetings this fall!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Clifford

Kelly Clifford

Director of Innovative Learning, Five-Star Technology Solutions
In her professional journey, Kelly Clifford has been a teacher, technology coach & coordinator, Director of Technology, Google Certified Educator, and is now Director of Innovative Learning for Five-Star Technology Solutions. She uses her passionate energy and enthusiasm to help... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 11:30am - 12:15pm
Reardon-Balcony

12:30pm

7 Steps to Creating PLCs (that teachers want to use)
As with any educational program, professional development is one of the keys to a successful online learning initiative. Face-to-face, virtual synchronous and asynchronous, and a strong PLC are all important aspects of a comprehensive PD program. During this session, participants will take a look at the seven components of this varied approach and discuss tips for implementing real-time and self-paced professional development as a way to encourage and facilitate continual growth.

Speakers
avatar for Michele Eaton

Michele Eaton

Spotlight Speaker, MSD of Wayne Township
Michele Eaton is the Director of Virtual and Blended Learning for the M.S.D. of Wayne Township in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She focuses on staff and course development for Achieve Virtual Education Academy and provides leadership for the district's blended initiatives.  Michele is... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Hartung 274

12:30pm

Using Early Warning Indicator System to Find the At-Risk Students Hidden in the Data
Research shows that future high school dropouts can and should be identified in middle school. This session will explore best practices in creating structures to address the needs of off-track students. Learn how Five-Star’s Early Warning Indicator System automatically flags at-risk students and allows teams to group students for interventions so their progress can be easily tracked ensuring that these students are successful in high school and beyond.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Pogue

Melissa Pogue

Five-Star Technology Solutions


Wednesday June 22, 2016 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Hartung 275

12:30pm

What Teacher Want to Tell You
What teachers want to tell you offers administrators and technology coordinators and coaches a first hand account of the e-learning and technology stress that has been put on teachers, and some solutions to help your school or district become a digital leader.

Speakers
TD

Troy Davis

Business and Marketing Teacher, Yorktown High School
Business and Marketing Technology integration professional. Former entrepreneur turned educator bringing the real world, today's technology, and classic Marketing to the classroom.


Wednesday June 22, 2016 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Hartung 318

1:30pm

Pivot - Evaluations
The quest for identifying and supporting effective and highly effective teachers is at the forefront in all districts pursuing academic excellence. Learn to use technology to not only perform classroom observations, but to also complete annual summative evaluations, assign professional development, track Professional Growth Plans, and monitor school-wide and districtwide trends.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Pogue

Melissa Pogue

Five-Star Technology Solutions


Wednesday June 22, 2016 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Hartung 275