AcceleratED

Education starts with empowerment.

February 21, 2018
AcceleratED is a one-day professional development conference focused on technology integration strategies for educational administrators.

A full day to explore, create and collaborate.

At AcceleratED, administrators attend hands-on workshops on a wide variety of relevant topics, led by hand-picked facilitators in small, personalized teaching and learning environments.

Curated Leadership

Curated Leadership

Facilitators are a driving force behind the hands-on culture of AcceleratED. Our facilitators are hand-picked and vetted with great care to ensure workshops of the highest quality.

Practical Strategies

Practical Strategies

Walk away with solutions, not just a to-do list. More than a list of tools, AcceleratED focuses on developing the skills and strategies needed to effectively integrate those tools into teaching and learning.

Collaborative Environment

Collaborative Environment

AcceleratED is a supportive community working together to improve education. Workshops are designed to be small, personalized environments where administrators can teach and learn collaboratively.

Time to Learn

Time to Learn

Administrators know that building real knowledge takes more than one class period, so AcceleratED’s sessions are longer to allow for in-depth discussion and collaboration that produces more developed strategies.

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Change Takes a Team

Leaders are only as strong as the team supporting them. Administrators can empower their educators by bringing them to IntegratED, our conference for educators. IntegratED offers opportunities to learn and grow as a team, and to collaborate to develop practical strategies.

Administrators Pay One Price

Administrators that attend AcceleratED are invited to stay and attend IntegratED for only $70 more.

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Keynote Speakers

Jeff Utecht

Jeff Utecht

Educational Technology Consultant
Eduro

Jeff Utecht is an educational technology consultant, educator and author. In 2001, he was the recipient of a Bill and Melinda Gates Grant called the Technology Leadership Program. Moving from a classroom teacher into technology facilitator roles and administrative positions, Jeff began sharing his passion for learning via his blog The Thinking Stick in 2005.

Jeff has started numerous businesses aimed at helping educators teach in a new connected world. Jeff co-founded the Certificate Of Educational Technology and Information Literacy program in 2010. In 2014, he founded Eduro Learning Inc. a professional development consulting and online course company.

Gara Field

Gara Field

Director of Global Education
Moses Brown School

Gara Field became the Director of Global Education at Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island in 2016 after serving for five years as the proud principal of Pleasant View, an urban public PreK – 5 elementary school. She has extensive experience as a teacher, coach, and administrator with particular expertise in expeditionary, project based, blended, and personalized learning.

Gara earned a BA from the University of Hartford ’91; a MEd from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the School Leadership Program ‘04, and a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut ‘07. Gara is deeply committed to equity and student voice, as well as authentic teaching and learning opportunities that inspire action to positively impact our community, country, and world.

Join the AcceleratED Community

The mission of AcceleratED is to provide administrators with a supportive community where they can collaborate to develop practical strategies for integrating technology into teaching and learning. Over the last sixteen years that community has grown and thrived, supporting administrators online, at events, and in their own institutions.

Reserve Your Spot Today

Join over 150 administrators for a day of learning and empowerment. Tickets have sold out earlier every year—don’t get stuck on the waitlist!

Is this event welcoming to beginners?

From novices to experts, our workshops cater to a wide range of skill sets and abilities.

Can I register my team members as a group?

On the registration page you have the option to add up to fifty registrants at once.

Do I get a discount if I stay at the Sheraton?

There is a group rate at the Sheraton for IntegratED and AcceleratED attendees.

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel

8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220

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