A two-day teaching and learning event focused on technology integration strategies for educators.
A one-day professional development conference focused on technology integration strategies for educational administrators.
An afternoon of talks from four speakers whose ideas are at the forefront of digital learning culture. This event invites educational leaders to draw a breath of fresh air and focus on the big ideas.
Appetizers and drinks served at 12:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.
Assistant Superintendent for Innovative Learning and Communications, Community Consolidated School District 59
Ben is the Assistant Superintendent for Innovative Learning and Communications in Community Consolidated School District 59. He loves the work he gets to engage as he seeks innovative ways to afford students and staff greater opportunities to experience authentic learning in the formal and informal spaces of education. Ben also leads the district’s efforts to build trust and advocacy through effective communications.
Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society
Amber Case studies the interaction between humans and computers and how our relationship with information is changing the way cultures think, act, and understand their worlds. Case is currently a fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and a visiting researcher at the MIT Center for Civic Media. Case is the author of Calm Technology, Design for the Next Generation of Devices. Her TED talk, “We are all cyborgs now,” has been viewed over a million times. Named one of National Geographic’s Emerging Explorers, she’s been listed among Inc. Magazine’s 30 under 30 and featured among Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology.
Design Teacher, Newberg High School
A designer and educator, Matthew Miller has worked for several public interest design practices including Project H Design and Architecture for Humanity. In 2010 he co-founded Studio H—a widely published design/build curriculum documented in the film, "If You Build It." Currently, he teaches design/build, welding, and furniture design at Newberg High School in Oregon.
Executive Director, Feminist Press, City University of New York
Jamia Wilson is many things: An activist. A feminist. A storyteller. A mediamaker. But more than anything, she is a natural-born thought leader. As Executive Director and Publisher of Feminist Press at City University of New York, Jamia has been a powerful force in the social justice movement for nearly a decade. As a leading voice on feminist and women’s rights issues, her work and words have appeared in and on several outlets such as New York Magazine, The Today Show, and The Washington Post.