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Wednesday - 10/24/2018

How Assistive Technology Impacts Communication

Session ID: 246

Presenter: Janet Jendron

A demonstration of various assistive technologies by people who use them for everyday life and communication. Come see, and ask questions of experienced users to learn more about different technologies. See augmentative communications devices, screen magnifiers, screen readers, mobile devices and other technology that makes a difference. Moderated by Janet Jendron. Participants: David Bundy, Kim Wooten, Denise James, Ruben Alvarez

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR203


Inclusive Teaching and Learning: Access Ability Through Universal Design for Learning

Session ID: 235

Presenter: Clayton Copeland

This session shares recent research findings exploring the impact of accessibility/integration of tools and resources that facilitate multimodal learning for students. It offers concrete strategies for implementing accessibility and multimodal tools and resources into courses. Participants will discuss and practice skills for creating accessible courses designed to meet student needs.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR102-A


Enrich Administrative Tips & Tricks

Session ID: 173

Presenter: Stephen Wilson

Looking into ways to make administering Enrich easier. Demonstration includes Users & Roles, SIS Imports, Backups and Technical Specification discussion.

Track: Technical Support

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR102-B


3d printing and the Social Studies/Language Arts Classroom

Session ID: 22

Presenter: Scott Sullivan

Many teachers find it hard to integrate STEM technology into the Social Studies or Language Arts curriculum. This session will show you methods to include 3d printing into your classroom, both as enriching activities for your students and as a way to reach multiple learners with your content.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR102-C


Microsoft In the Classroom

Session ID: 192

Presenter: John Semberger

Microsoft In the Classroom This session will be instructionally focused and showcase how Microsoft technologies enable 21st-century teaching and learning, improving student outcomes. Hands on demos will provide focus on using these products and tools within teaching and learning experiences. Solutions demonstrated will include; Microsoft Classroom, OneNote for Education, Minecraft for Education, Microsoft STEM solutions, and the new mixed reality in the classroom.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR104-A


Changing Instructional Practices: Being the Leader of Change

Session ID: 16

Presenter: Michael Shunneson

Want to make significant changes in instructional practice through the use of your learning management system? See what you can do as an instructional leader to model change by your actions. Take the 30 day challenge and it will change your leadership style and your teachers' instructional practices.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR202-A


The Chromebook Classroom

Session ID: 4

Presenter: Lori Powers

The Chromebook Classroom is designed to give educators a clear roadmap of how to use today's top educational device in the PK-12 classroom. The Chromebook Classroom is perfect for educators just getting started with Chromebooks, or just looking for new ways to boost student learning through the use of technology. Come learn to use the unique laptop designed by Google as well as explore and investigate a suite of Google Apps for Education. Whether you have a class set or one-to-one Chromebooks, come explore rich and engaging resources for teaching and learning.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR202-B


Techno ELA--Adding Technology into ELA

Session ID: 225

Presenter: Kyle Stelling

Have you ever tried the flip classroom approach and it not work? Well, this class will help strengthen your techno skills to make the 1:1 classroom work for an ELA class. I have made the ELA classroom work for me, instead of me working for it.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR202-C


Teaching Them to Stay Safe

Session ID: 174

Presenter: Lisa Faris

In an educational landscape where 1-to-1 is becoming the norm, students need to be aware of the dangers they face and can create via school devices. Tips and apps for keeping students on-task and on the right websites.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR203


South Carolina Web Testers Program

Session ID: 247

Presenter: Janet Jendron

Learn more about the evolving SC Web Testers Program, under the administration of Able South Carolina and Access South Carolina IT (ASCIT). Testers who use assistive technology and some who don't, evaluate websites and other information and communication technology for accessibility and usability. Testers? findings include accessibility issues, descriptions of the testers? successful and unsuccessful experiences in accessing information, basic explanations of accessibility/usability principles involved, and resources for correcting barriers. Tests are uniquely designed for the agency/organization's budget and needs. Come with specific questions for administrators and site testers.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR104-B


Will Technology Make Our Role As Educators Obsolete?

Session ID: 17

Presenter: Scott Rhymer

We have brick and mortar buildings and adhere to a rigid schedule where students have to learn at our pace, not their own pace. Technology has now formed pathways for students to receive their education without having to attend our schools and at a pace of their choosing and ability level. So, is our role as educators becoming obsolete? Scott Rhymer, Assistant Superintendent for Greenville County Schools will look to the future and how technology can transform how we stay relevant in Public Education.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR102-A


The Evolution of Intelligent Edge Networking

Session ID: 146

Presenter: Robert Zapotocky

This presentation will provide an evolutionary look at the disruptive networking technologies shaping our infrastructure today. The discussion will include perspective on Software Defined Networking (SDN), Software Defined WAN (SDWAN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Edge Cloud, and 5G and how these technologies may enhance Digital Curriculum development and delivery.

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR102-B


School District Website Requirements and Considerations - State/Federal –

Session ID: 126

Presenter: Valarie Byrd

District websites are a resource to communicate with district communities and they have statewide and national outreach. These websites include some content that is required by state and federal regulation

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR102-C


Defending Schools with Enhanced Content Filtering

Session ID: 107

Presenter: Rick Miller

Cybersecurity and CIPA are top considerations that Educators now juggle in all learning environments – both on campus and when accessing learning materials at home. Attendees will learn more about practical strategy and policy to effectively implement safe online access by students and defend against evasive threats hindering K-12 environments today, leveraging filtering tools and policies that go above and beyond.

Track: IT Security

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR103


How Parents with Disabilities Navigate School Systems

Session ID: 226

Presenter: Janet Jendron

Parents with disabilities face unique challenges when accessing physical sites and electronic information related to their children's education. Join an enlightening discussion by parents with years of experience accessing schools and electronic information on websites and online education. Learn how they navigate the system, face and overcome challenges. Participants: Kimberly Tissot, David Bundy, Ruben Alvarez, Kim Wooten, Denise James

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR104-B


Launching a Technology Club Today: Practical and Inexpensive Ideas You Can Use

Session ID: 29

Presenter: Jennifer Copeland

Looking for a way to launch a technology club but aren't sure where to start or how to pay for it? Come gather some practical ideas to create a club that introduces students to technology basics such as green screening, animation, 3D printing, coding, and robotics - and all without breaking the bank! Specific hands-on examples for lessons, handouts, ranking systems, activities and more will be given so you can use this in your club or in your classroom right away!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR202-A


What Is Digital Literacy? Documenting Instructional Technology Use at the College of Charleston

Session ID: 127

Presenter: Jack Wolfe

The Digital Literacy Professional Learning Club is a faculty-led group that has been assessing instructional technology use at the College of Charleston through the Digital Cougars Survey, administered to faculty and students. This session will cover the survey's purpose and research questions, design process and results. We are also interested in asking attendees about their experiences with digital literacy and instructional technology in higher education.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR202-B


Critical Information Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense. Part 1 – Basic 6 Controls

Session ID: 242

Presenter: Kenneth Puett

A comprehensive look at the Center for Internet Security’s (CIS) basic controls and the NIST Framework for securing critical infrastructure. The framework provides a way to organize, conduct, and drive planning on security goals and improvements. Key questions, what am I trying to protect? Where are my gaps? What are my priorities? Where can I automate? What are my quick wins?

Track: IT Security

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR104-A


Understanding Chronic Absenteeism Reporting

Session ID: 244

Presenter: Aveene Coleman

This session will review attendance scenarios related to chronic absenteeism reporting. Participants will review new attendance reports and chronic absenteeism reports.

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR203


Increasing Student Usage of Learning Center Tutoring Services Through Use of a Mobile App

Session ID: 160

Presenter: Abe Saunders

Are you interested in enhancing students' use of your valuable educational services? Professionals at one college learning center will provide their blueprint for increasing exposure to their services through developing a mobile app (on a limited budget). Focus will be on the process of development with demo included.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room:


E-Rate: Moving Forward

Session ID: 91

Presenter: Andrew Epting

A presentation about the E-Rate program in South Carolina including success stories, and analysis of state and nation trends. While this session will not provide E-Rate training, it will be valuable to those interested in learning how the E-Rate program can be leveraged to modernize school and library system networks.

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR102-A


Assistive Technology Supports for Chrome Users

Session ID: 145

Presenter: Madalina Tudora

This workshop will provide valuable, ready-to-use solutions for all learners. We will review Chrome apps, extensions and add-ons that can help students with reading, writing, grammar, note-taking, organization, and more. Free resources available for immediate implementation will be shared.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR102-C


Create a Paperless Classroom with Microsoft Teams and Class Notebook

Session ID: 38

Presenter: Jennifer Thornsberry

Tired of making copies and students losing their work? Then Microsoft Teams and OneNote/Class Notebook is for you. This session will focus on the how to create a Team and Class Notebooks and they can transform your classroom. We will explore the variety of tools available in them for teachers.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR103


Various Technologies That Assist Students with Special Needs

Session ID: 230

Presenter: Valeska Gioia

This session will focus on various technologies that can assist students with learning disabilities and special needs. I will demonstrate free and low-cost technologies that can assist students with decoding, comprehension, written productivity, math, and much more. Teachers will learn about resources that they already have available in their classroom for assistance with helping their students learn using the Universal Design for Learning concept.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR104-A


Growth Mindset for Educators

Session ID: 43

Presenter: Jed Dearybury

The way we approach any task determines the outcome. If we begin defeated, discouraged, and down, the results will reflect that. If we begin our work with a positive, "can do" mindset, we will be successful. Teachers need to know the powerful affect our mindsets have on our students, parents, co-workers and selves. During this workshop, we will participate in numerous growth mindset learning experiences that will challenge us all and vault us forward in the way we think about our lessons, our plans, and our work as educators.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR104-B


Canvas in the Primary Grades

Session ID: 104

Presenter: Danielle Gay

Are you teaching little ones and have access to Canvas? This course will guide you through Canvas basics that even your tiny tots can do! Learn ways to use Canvas in your K-2 room with methods and activities that have been tested in the classroom.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR202-A


Thursday - 10/25/2018

Digital on Day One

Session ID: 155

Presenter: Andy Coleman

Take advantage of open source interoperability standards to ensure your teachers and students are able to go digital on day one. Learn how Pickens is using OneRoster with single sign-on and a learning management system to ensure access to digital applications and textbooks on the first day of school.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR102-A


3D Printing in the Classroom in Tinkercad

Session ID: 143

Presenter: Karleen Vaughn

Do you have access to a 3D printer and the burning desire to have your students create something really awesome? In this session, we will cover the basics of 3D printing, ideas for integration, tips for successful printing, and introduce you to my very favorite 3D modeling software, Tinkercad.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR102-B


Activity Coding System for Powerschool

Session ID: 217

Presenter: Darlene Prevatt

State Accountability standardizes every course code for South Carolina public schools. Course codes are used in student scheduling, transcripts, instruction, teacher certification, assessment, accountability, finance, and more. Participants must be knowledgeable in the ways in which course codes affect school and district operations and will, therefore, receive an overview of the Activity Coding System, the new Uniform Grading Policy, and credit recovery procedures.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR102-C


Beyond Total Cost of Ownership – A New Model for Evaluating Technology Initiatives

Session ID: 150

Presenter: David Carter

We're constantly being challenged to address the value of the investments we make in technology; and phrases like, Total Cost of Ownership and Return On Investment, have been staples in the technology industry for many years. What if there was another way to assess the worth of a technology initiative? We're going to propose a new methodology to assess the value of acquiring new technology and we invite you to join in the conversation and contribute your insights into a new way to evaluate technology solutions.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR103


Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE)

Session ID: 137

Presenter: Stephanie Jacobs

In this session, you will learn about a variety of badge options offered in the Microsoft Educator Community. If you are interested in ways to integrate technology in the classroom, this is the community for you. Bring your device so that you can get started on the very first badge (MIE). If you are already certified as an MIE, come learn the next steps to earn certification as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert or Trainer.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR104-B


Exploring Our World and Beyond Using NASA On-line STEM Resources

Session ID: 161

Presenter: Edward P Donovan

Led by a 20-year veteran NASA Educator, educators will learn how to navigate through numerous NASA on-line resources to improve their STEM instruction and improve their students and their own personal STEM knowledge with special emphasis placed on NASA/JPL's missions to explore Earth, our Solar System and beyond.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR202-B


Transforming Learning Through Your Teacher Webpage

Session ID: 23

Presenter: Lori Adams

Is maintaining a webpage really worth my time? In this session you will learn how the benefits of a teacher webpage can change the face of learning in your classroom. The presenter will provide tips and resources for creating and maintaining your webpage.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR202-C


Creating Accessible Documents for the Web

Session ID: 62

Presenter: Michael Simmons

This session will demonstrate techniques for creating documents which meet accessibility standards as required by Section 508. In addition techniques will be shown to test document accessibility and repair issues which are flagged.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR203


A Writing Renaissance: Digitizing Feedback and Creating Feedforward with Kaizena

Session ID: 159

Presenter: Tasha Thomas

Using digital tools to provide individualized feedback on writing and other projects can make assessment more efficient and lead to better student products. In this session, participants will use the web platform Kaizena to engage in peer response and explore various ways this tech tool can revolutionize process feedback, making sure students apply the advice received from teachers and peers during the revision process.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR-104-A


Giving EACH student the tools to succeed through personalized learning

Session ID: 76

Presenter: Tiffany Miller

Two White Knoll High School teachers will share successes, failures and next steps in the journey to create a framework of personalized learning. Come hear how these two teachers developed personalized curriculum in Science and Math by use of blended learning, formative assessment tools, and student tracking procedures.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR102-A


No Need to Break the Bank... Free Technology is Out There!

Session ID: 144

Presenter: Debbie Malinoski

Need new technology strategies and methods to facilitate your instruction? Bring your mobile device and learn free applications to integrate and motivate your students to learn content in your classroom. Participants will be introduced to Goose Chase, Nearpod, Kahoot, and Plickers through this interactive and hands- on presentation.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR102-B


Work SMARTer Not Harder with SMART Learning Suite: Engagement, Collaboration and Student-Led Learning

Session ID: 37

Presenter: Jennifer Thornsberry

Looking to bring engagement, collaboration and student-led learning into your classroom, but not sure where to start? SMART Learning Suite (SLS) is your one stop shop. Create, share, and assess your students all within one place.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR103


Tech Use for TEACHER LEARNING: Effectively Using Tech to Support PLC Efforts

Session ID: 170

Presenter: Christine Horowitz

Research shows that engaging and effective teacher learning is equally as important as student learning to maximize achievement in our classrooms. Learn how technology can (and shouldn't!) be used to ease time constraints, engage teachers, and allow administrators to be part of team efforts even when they cannot be present.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR104-A


Hour of Code in the Elementary Classroom

Session ID: 136

Presenter: Stephanie Jacobs

Computer Science careers are the wave of....now. Are we preparing our students for careers in these positions that could open new doors? We can start now! If you have wanted to try out coding in the classroom, come learn how and where to begin. Then, plan an event to showcase the skills of your young learners. Hour of Code is a yearly event, but you don't need to wait or limit yourself to just one hour.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR104-B


"SPARK" for Active Learning with Technology

Session ID: 134

Presenter: Joanna Stegall

Active learning (AL) is the adoption of instructional practices that engage students in the learning process and reinforce 21st Century Skills, such as communication, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. Adobe Spark is a free online resource that can provide teachers with easy-to-adopt ways to incorporate the 4Cs into their classrooms.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR202-B


Improving School Security in a post-Parkland environment

Session ID: 158

Presenter: Drew Weston

Improving School Security in a post-Parkland environment: We will look at several case studies to identify ways to improve security, provide better situational awareness, and reduce student incident rates and student disciplinary concerns. The integration of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and HD video allow for this technological transformation.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR202-C


Using Impactful Strategies to Engage, Teach, and Assess Middle and High School Students

Session ID: 189

Presenter: Angela McCord

Utilize Marzano's high-yield instructional strategies to successfully integrate tools that aid in teaching. Choose appropriate technology tools for conceptual understanding, differentiated instruction, and formative assessment.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR203


Critical Information Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense. Part 2 – Foundational Controls

Session ID: 243

Presenter: Dana Austin

A comprehensive look at the Center for Internet Security’s (CIS) foundational controls and the NIST Framework for securing critical infrastructure. The framework provides a way to organize, conduct, and drive planning on security goals and improvements. Key questions, what am I trying to protect? Where are my gaps? What are my priorities? Where can I automate? What are my quick wins?

Track: IT Security

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR102-C


Free Technology tools for Learning, Accessibility and Inclusion

Session ID: 233

Presenter: Alfreda Jamison

This session will provide an overview of the (Free) Assistive Technology tools that are built-in the Apple and Microsoft platforms. Come discover how these tools and how they can address the diverse needs of students with various learning differences.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR102-A


Real Time Feedback and the Cult of Personalized Learning

Session ID: 11

Presenter: Joel Colon

One of the biggest challenged in education is how teachers, administrators, and course facilitators can personalize student learning. A student who feels empowered over their learning is a student who knows what they need to do to improve a skill.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR102-B


Session ID: 89

Presenter: Neav Abramov

In today's classroom, it's not enough to assume that all students are able to access content in the same way. Educators have a responsibility to ensure that each student has the necessary tools to learn and achieve at high levels. With Office 365 Education, accessibility is built in so students with varying abilities can access information successfully, both in the classroom and at home.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR102-C


To Infinity and Beyond: Can Seesaw Really Do More?

Session ID: 48

Presenter: Katie Klipp

You think you've seen what Seesaw can do? Let's push the limits! Whether new to Seesaw or experienced, collaborate with others, see NEWEST FEATURES expanded, and experience how Seesaw can transform assessments, small groups, and communication in ways that will WOW every family! Learn about slides, sharing activities, and more!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR103


Reading Between The Lines: Digital Literacy And Today's Students

Session ID: 27

Presenter: Mary Rizzi

In this session, attendees will become more familiar with different areas of digital literacy and how it can affect students. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Kik are all popular apps, but do students know how and when to use them appropriately?

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR104-A


PowrSchool Forum

Session ID: 51

Presenter: Deb Broyles

PowerSchool Roundtable to discuss PowerSchool concerns regarding State requirements, PowerSchool updates and Reports and whatever comes up during the discussion

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR104-B


Using Google Chrome Accessibility and Extension to Engage Struggling Learners

Session ID: 129

Presenter: Meghan Blackburn

Google Chrome accessibility options and extension can be useful in addressing the needs of students in both general education and those with more specific needs in special education. Learn more about those options and the academic tasks they address.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR202-B


Windows 10 - Operating System Upgrade Options

Session ID: 95

Presenter: Donald Jones

Windows 10 operating system upgrade options will discuss and demonstrate the options available to upgrade the district's Windows based computers from previous versions of Windows 10 to the most current version. Upgrading rather than imaging will allow the IT staff to keep computers up to date without wiping the computer.

Track: Technical Support

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR202-C


Building Better Rubrics: The What, Why and How of Rubrics That Represent Your Classroom Rigor

Session ID: 78

Presenter: Adam Babcock

How can we as teachers develop useable, rigorous and thorough rubrics that set high expectations but also provide student voice/choice? In this session, bring your standards and expectations, because we will be building rubrics for your project(s) and daily activities. Learn how to use Schoology to build rubrics from scratch and evaluate rubric design.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR203


Exploring iOS Built-In Accessibility Features

Session ID: 203

Presenter: Elizabeth Moore

Come explore all the ways you can make your iOS device more accessible. We will explore built-in features to aid with vision, literacy, learning and more! Bring your iOS device and let's start exploring!

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR102-A


Herding Cats: Class Management for Blended Learning (Middle School)

Session ID: 21

Presenter: Joel Colon

Routines, consequences and rules keep a learning environment running. A good teacher establishes these expectations, but is this infusion of technology disrupting your typical classroom environment? In this session, teachers will see video samples of off-task behaviors, receive tips and then get hands-on with case studies of classroom management issues that are happening in our classrooms after five years of being a one-to-one district.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR102-B


Addressing Today's Cybersecurity Threats in the Education Sector

Session ID: 53

Presenter: Jeff Jennings

This session will give an in-depth view of the threat landscape schools currently face. Attendees will learn what the most recent threat intelligence reveals about attack strategies, including the top attacks facing education such as botnets for bitcoin mining and ransomware. From there, this session will address strategies and best practices IT teams can use to mitigate these threats, in addition to examining real examples of secure technology use on and off the school campus and in the classroom.

Track: IT Security

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR103


Coaching Strategies: How to Get Your Foot in the Door

Session ID: 8

Presenter: Karleen Vaughn

My goal is to give new Technology Coaches some ideas to get you started and moving in the right direction. In this session, we will discuss and give examples of tried and true methods to get your foot in the door and create demand for your services.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR104-A


Using Google Forms and Google Sheets for Classroom Assessment

Session ID: 72

Presenter: Bob Perkins

Combining Google Forms and Google Sheets (and select Add-Ons) can be used for formative and summative assessment and surveying in your classroom. They can provide instant assessment as well as collected data for analysis later.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR202-A


Using iPad Accessibility and Apps to Engage Struggling Learners

Session ID: 130

Presenter: Meghan Blackburn

iPad accessibility options and apps can be useful in addressing the needs of students in both general education and those with more specific needs in special education. Learn more about those options and the academic tasks they address.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR202-B


Virtual Student Labs

Session ID: 94

Presenter: Donald Jones

Virtual Student Labs will discuss and demonstrate how districts can transition from using standard computer labs running Windows PCs to a cost effective virtual lab environment. Devices such as Chromebooks, Macs and Windows laptops can be used as end-point devices with Microsoft's HyperV VDI and Shared Session technologies.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR202-C


Bridging a Cohort Model with Badge and Self-Certification Programs

Session ID: 13

Presenter: Adam Babcock

While Apple Teacher, Google Certified Trainer or Microsoft Innovative Educator are great self-paced training options, how do you use these programs with face-to-face time to support collaboration and deeper learning among educators?

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR203


Roll out the Red Carpet to Recognize Students & Teachers

Session ID: 111

Presenter: Lindsey Insalaco

Roll out the red carpet for your teachers and students to showcase "tech-tacular" creations throughout your school or district! Get a behind the scenes look at Greenwood District 50's Choice Awards from nominations to the big event. Get ready to shine the spotlight on students and teachers!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR102-B


Strategic Technology Approach

Session ID: 209

Presenter: Jeffrey Miller

Overview of Greenville County Schools strategy for integrating multiple software platforms to meet the needs of administration, schools, students and parents. We will share what has been our most successful implementations and plans for the future including multi-district collaboration.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR102-C


The IT that nobody knows about....Innovation Teams

Session ID: 208

Presenter: Mandy Froehlich

What happens when you have pockets of innovative teachers, but they long for guidance? Learn about our implementation of Innovation Teams - teams of teachers moving toward personalizing learning and innovations in their classrooms. From recruiting our rockstar teachers to our plans in the future, I will describe the successes and challenges of the Innovation Team inception, and how we plan on turning these pockets of innovation and personalization learning into school-wide change.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR103


5 Inventory Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making (And How to Fix Them!)

Session ID: 179

Presenter: AnnaMaria Gallozzi

With more technology in the classroom than ever before, inefficient inventory management is not an option. Learn how some of the largest districts in the country have identified (and fixed) their inventory mistakes to ensures students and staff have the resources and they need to be successful.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR104-A


Hybrid How-To: Using Tech Tools to Blend the Best of Face to Face and Online

Session ID: 79

Presenter: Dawn Mitchell

In this session participants will be actively engaged in learning how to use tech tools to create an effective hybrid learning environment that promotes engagement and interaction, provides effective peer feedback, and extends opportunities for growth using formative assessments to target specific areas of student interest and improvement.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR202-A


South Carolina's Statewide Assessments: Precoding and Beyond

Session ID: 50

Presenter: Alissa Wise

This session provides an overview of the current precode process and how it helps to produce test data files. In addition, classroom tools for students with visual impairments will be highlighted.

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR202-B


Ignite Student Learning with Adobe Spark

Session ID: 61

Presenter: Stacy Holcombe

Are you searching for a tool that allows your secondary students the opportunity to create and design? This session will teach you how to implement the user-friendly Adobe Spark website and its free creation tools - Adobe Spark Video, Adobe Spark Post, and Adobe Spark Page. Teachers can use Adobe Spark with students to create podcasts, videos, flyers, vocabulary posters, and digital portfolios with multimedia pages! Learn how to ignite and excite your students by implementing the Adobe Spark creation tools!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR202-C


Friday - 10/26/2018

SCDE Updates for District Technology and PowerSchool Leaders, 2018-19

Session ID: 241

Presenter: Louise Amos

Staff from the SC Department of Education will provide pertinent information for current and future plans for data collection and reporting as well as other data-related programs based on agency, legislative and federal requirements. Dan Ralyea, Director, Office of Research and Data Analysis, will serve as the host for this session. Other agenda items will include timely information on E-Rate, Accountability Requirements, PS Updates, Enrich Data Collection, SCDE Projects underway through the Project Management Team and other PowerSchool-related projects as part of SCDE overall goals.

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 12:00

Room: MR202-C


Herding Cats: Class Management for Blended Learning - High School Edition

Session ID: 14

Presenter: Adam Babcock

Routines, consequences and rules keep a learning environment running. A good teacher establishes these expectations, but is this infusion of technology disrupting your typical classroom environment? In this session, teachers will see video samples of off-task behaviors, receive tips and then get hands-on with case studies of classroom management issues that are happening in our classrooms after five years of being a one-to-one district. See what the off-task behaviors look like and find the answers to preventing or handling them. Be prepared to share classroom management issues that you have experienced and create an up-to-date classroom management plan.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR101-A


Creating Instructional Videos

Session ID: 31

Presenter: Debbie Jarrett

Discover some easy ways to create instructional videos with no editing involved using your phone, iPad, Google apps and webtools.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR102-A


Meet the Robots

Session ID: 186

Presenter: Rosemary Bianchi

Take your courses to the next level by incorporating robotics! Come learn about a variety of engaging robotic platforms that can be integrated into elementary, middle and high school STEM courses. You'll leave ready to decide which educational robots are the right fit for your students.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR102-C


Librarian As Tech Leader

Session ID: 239

Presenter: Tamara Cox

Join this session to hear how the librarian can integrate tech tools into the library program and serve as a tech leader for your school. Lesson ideas, favorite new tools, and professional development ideas will all be shared. Please bring an iPad or laptop to fully participate.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR103


Creating Community in Online Environments – A Framework for Exploring LMS and Free Supplemental Tools

Session ID: 165

Presenter: Bonnie Mullinix

This session presents a rationale and process for creating online community for learning and scholarly exchange for students and faculty. Referencing the case of longer-term scholar-mentee communities, it offers a framework for considering and selecting free online resources in combination with Learning Management System tools, sharing specific examples.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR104-A


Digital Storyboards in the Classroom

Session ID: 15

Presenter: Robin Voss

Robin Voss and Gloria Turner will provide a hands-on demonstration of how to create a digital storyboard for use in any classroom (not just for ELA!). Participants will need to bring an iPad or a laptop in order to participate.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR104-B


Copy & Paste: How to Prevent Cheating in a Digital Classroom

Session ID: 166

Presenter: Stacy Powell

How do you know if work submitted is really from your student? Listen to ideas from two teachers who have been on the front lines fighting the digital cheating war in science and business education classes. We will tell you what we have tried, what has worked, and ask for suggestions as we try to stay one step ahead of our technology savvy students.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR201


Building Brick and Mortar Classrooms for 21st Century Education

Session ID: 215

Presenter: Barbara Mooneyhan

Please join Barbara Mooneyhan, Director of Media Services and Beth Rickenbaker, Technology Media Support Manager to hear how Midlands Technical College (MTC) in Columbia, South Carolina, plans for and maintains 250 + multimedia classrooms on seven campuses with funding that is increasingly out-paced by technological development. Topics include how MTC's centralized Media Help Desk dispatches technicians, as well as tracks repeat user problems and equipment failures. Learn how the college has standardized equipment for ease of use across multiple campuses, no matter to which classroom faculty are assigned. Since faculty have a variety of comfort levels with technology, find out about adding BYOD (bring your own device) connections to media teaching stations in new and existing buildings.

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR202-B


Assistive Technology Services? Where do we start?

Session ID: 172

Presenter: Rebecca McKenzieAppling

Assistive Technology!?! Where do we start??? Come hear how one school district has expanded their assistive technology services to reach students with a variety of disabilities and needs. Learn about our referral process, sample evaluations tools, IEP recommendations and accommodations, progress monitoring of is assistive technology interventions, and staff training.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR203


Break Into the NEW SC Tech Standards

Session ID: 77

Presenter: Keith Godfrey

Solve the mystery of seamlessly integrating the new SC Computer Science/ Digital Literacy standards into your current lessons. Join a hands-on team challenge (bring one or join one onsite) to "ESCAPE" the myth that integrating tech is "another thing." Leave with lesson ideas to incorporate into your classroom immediately.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR101-A


State Testing a Worry? Use a Free Online Resource for Yearlong Practice!

Session ID: 219

Presenter: Deborah Malinoski

Tired of wondering how your students will perform on state testing? Do they know content but lack technology skills to submit work correctly? Focus on your subject during lessons and use this free resource in weekly assessments to provide students the opportunity to practice online test-taking tools yearlong.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR101-B


Part of the Team: Uses for Internally-developed Bots in Higher Education

Session ID: 194

Presenter: Noah Koubenec

Bots have myriad uses as educational technology. The Citadel's Office of Study Abroad, International, and Domestic Programs employs internally-developed conversational and non-conversational bots to improve its efficiency and the quality of its instruction, advising, and student support. This presentation will demonstrate the benefits of these tools and discuss their limits.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR102-A


Schoology for the world Language Classroom

Session ID: 184

Presenter: Alexandra Baltodano

Tired of taking home mounds of paper? Want to be able to allow your students to use one Learning Management System to be able to practice their Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Culture and turn in all of their work to one place? Then Schoology is for you!

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR102-C


Get "Wizer" and "Blend" Your Hyperdocs

Session ID: 220

Presenter: Shalonda Blakeney

Hyperdocs offer a quick and easy solution for teachers to organize content for student learning while giving teachers an opportunity for teachers to enhance their classroom experience and create a more student-centered experience. Participants will be introduced to two tools that can take their Hyperdocs to a new level!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR103


Show What You Know: Digital Products to Demonstrate Student Learning

Session ID: 122

Presenter: Elizabeth Graham

Push students to go beyond the basic research project by incorporating digital tools that enable students to demonstrate their learning and understanding. Featuring examples of library-classroom collaboration on projects from the Roaring 20s to Book Genres to Extreme Weather. Digital tools include Voki, Word Art, Smore, and Green Screen.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR104-A


Change Your Reality: What is Augmented and Virtual Reality?

Session ID: 245

Presenter: Debbie Jarrett

Let us introduce you to Augmented and Virtual Reality resources designed for education that are free and easy to use. After a brief explanation, participants will be able to visit stations so they can experience some of the AR/VR resources available for use in their classrooms.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR104-B


Differentiating Instruction for Access and Equity

Session ID: 123

Presenter: Renee Atkinson

Learn to differentiate instruction for all learners, incorporate technology tools, and increase student creation, collaboration, and engagement to increase student success in any content area.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR202-A


3D Printing for all (the what, why, and how)

Session ID: 54

Presenter: Justin Robinson

3D printer Training for multiple grade level staff, administration, and/or technology staff. We will discuss all aspects of 3D printing and then immerse ourselves in a lesson where everyone will work through a sample lesson. Collaboration will be included and all teachers will leave with personalized lesson plans

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR202-A


Go 1:1 and Beyond with one Digital Platform

Session ID: 180

Presenter: Linda Heimburger

Need digital content for inquiry-based learning or the 1:1 environment? Join us for a grand tour of free K-12 digital streaming, video clips, images, interactives, and textual content - all on one platform! Discover lesson plans and many standards-based resources in Discus - South Carolina's Virtual Library. Featuring our new Learn360 resource!

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR202-B


Effectively Managing a Digital Classroom

Session ID: 57

Presenter: P. Sloan Joseph

A successful digital classroom begins with a digital management plan that is practical and age-appropriate. This session will review procedures, behavioral interventions, and free/inexpensive rewards for appropriate digital behavior. Cellphone, tablet, or laptop is required.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR202-C


The fairest of them all: Exploring digital tools for visual communication

Session ID: 7

Presenter: Erin Besser

In this session, we will explore various digital tools used to communicate information in both text and visual formats. Participants will be provided with an exploration of various free and paid for tools that aid users in electronic graphics and multimedia creation.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 10/26/18

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR203


Vendor Showcase Sessions

Use IP Solutions to Secure Your Schools

Session ID: 19

Presenter: Michelle Moshinskie

Are your facilities protected? Are your students and staff safe? Unfortunately, our unpredictable world often leaves school and public officials searching for answers and plans, including easily managed equipment to assist in the regulation of visitors and access. With an exponential increase in campus violence and civil unrest, surveillance cameras, access control solutions and additional security measures are becoming a staple in educational facilities throughout the country.

Track: District/State Personnel, Technology Directors, Technology Integration, Administrators

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR101-A


Simplified-Enterprise Management of macOS, Windows, iOS, tvOS, Android, and ChromeOS

Session ID: 1

Presenter: Stephen Mirante

FileWave offers complete client management capabilities for both macOS and Windows computers, along with mobile device management. By reducing the number of management tools, FileWave extends visibility, reduces complexity, enhances security, and enables end user productivity. Imaging, Software Deployment, Patch Management, Asset Management, GPS Tracking, Content Self-Healing, Security Management, and more will be discussed during our session.

Track: Technical Support

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR101-B


Immersive Learning with the Promethean Escape Room

Session ID: 3

Presenter: Matt Barfield

Come experience the excitement of an escape room, Promethean style! This 3D puzzle adventure is for anyone who is an existing Promethean customer or those who may be interested in creating a truly immersive classroom experience with Promethean.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR201


Use IP Solutions to Secure Your Schools

Session ID: 18

Presenter: Michelle Moshinskie

Are your facilities protected? Are your students and staff safe? Unfortunately, our unpredictable world often leaves school and public officials searching for answers and plans, including easily managed equipment to assist in the regulation of visitors and access. With an exponential increase in campus violence and civil unrest, surveillance cameras, access control solutions and additional security measures are becoming a staple in educational facilities throughout the country.

Track: District/State Personnel, Technology Directors, Technology Integration, Administrators

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR101-A


IXL Learning: Improving the way you assess your students

Session ID: 4

Presenter: Kevin Nesteruk

IXL's Continuous Diagnostic is changing the way schools and districts assess their students. Gone are the days of inaccurate, trailing data. Come learn why over 10,000 teachers in South Carolina are using IXL's always up-to-date, progress monitoring tool to help support instruction and small group reinforcement.

Track: Teacher Curriculum & Resources Education

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR101-B


Immersive Learning with the Promethean Escape Room

Session ID: 2

Presenter: Matt Barfield

Come experience the excitement of an escape room, Promethean style! This 3D puzzle adventure is for anyone who is an existing Promethean customer or those who may be interested in creating a truly immersive classroom experience with Promethean.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR201


Capture Real-Time Data on Every Device

Session ID: 11

Presenter: April Hughes

CatchOn is a powerful administrative tool that provides district technology leaders with real-time data about app use, implementation fidelity, cost, and ROI. By capturing and sharing insights on which technologies are truly effective for schools, learning outcomes can be improved at a lower cost. Join us to discover how school districts are leveraging CatchOn to see which apps are being used in their classrooms, discover new trending apps, and see 100 percent of user activity on all devices.

Track: District / State Personnel

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR101-A


Session Title: Engage, Inspire, Connect: Wireless Networking and Mobility Solutions for Ed

Session ID: 16

Presenter: Gen Olds

Come learn how Aerohive Network's scalable, simple, and secure wireless networking and mobility solutions can give your campus a new platform to engage and inspire your students. From dozens of schools in your state to some of the largest school districts in the country, Aerohive provides the Wi-Fi network infrastructure for the next generation of 1:1 programs and on-line learning, with gradual deployment and easy operations that leaves more budget for what really matters.

Track: Technology Directors

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR101-B


The "Ewww! Factor" -Bridging the Gap between Science and Literacy Learning

Session ID: 8

Presenter: Marie McKeeman

How do you capture the interest of Elementary students while exposing them to key literacy concepts and Science Big Ideas? THE EWWW! FACTOR! Experience Interactive Science Lessons embedded with fundamental concepts of science, by walking students through challenging Science topics, and stimulating scientific thinking. Engaging lessons support a variety of learning styles and help bring the material to life through visual and interactive devices. Participants will leave with a free license.

Track: Teacher Curriculum & Resources Education

Date: 10/24/18

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR201


Top Tech Tool for the Collaborative Classroom

Session ID: 15

Presenter: Dave Price

What could your district/school accomplish if you had a classroom technology tool to increase student engagement, maintain the student teacher connection, and capture authentic classroom interactions in a multi-group/project based learning collaborative classroom?

Track: Instructional Technology Directors

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR101-A


Making a Splash with Clear Touch Canvas

Session ID: 13

Presenter: Steve Gallant

In this session attendees will see first hand how they can quickly create interactive lessons within Snowflake Multi-Teach on the Clear Touch Interactive Panel. Together we will explore some new and innovative ways how Clear Touch and Nuiteq are finding creative methods to connect students with learning.

Track: Technology Proficiency

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR101-B


Protecting your students in their digital environment

Session ID: 6

Presenter: Lucy Quinonez

Over the last 30 years, technology has emerged to the point of becoming an integral part of our world. We are realizing that being tech savvy is no longer an option; it's a life skill. In today's classroom, blended learning and one-to-one environments are commonplace. Today we will discuss the current demand for Digital Safety in the classroom and highlight how Gaggle works with schools and districts to combat the rise in inappropriate online activity.

Track: Instructional Technology Directors

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR201


Top Tech Tool for the Collaborative Classroom

Session ID: 14

Presenter: Dave Price

What could your district/school accomplish if you had a classroom technology tool to increase student engagement, maintain the student teacher connection, and capture authentic classroom interactions in a multi-group/project based learning collaborative classroom?

Track: Instructional Technology Directors

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR101-A


Making a Splash with Clear Touch Canvas

Session ID: 7

Presenter: Steve Gallant

In this session attendees will see first hand how they can quickly create interactive lessons within Snowflake Multi-Teach on the Clear Touch Interactive Panel. Together we will explore some new and innovative ways how Clear Touch and Nuiteq are finding creative methods to connect students with learning.

Track: Technology Proficiency

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR101-B


Protecting your students in their digital environment

Session ID: 5

Presenter: Lucy Quinonez

Over the last 30 years, technology has emerged to the point of becoming an integral part of our world. We are realizing that being tech savvy is no longer an option; it's a life skill. In today's classroom, blended learning and one-to-one environments are commonplace. Today we will discuss the current demand for Digital Safety in the classroom and highlight how Gaggle works with schools and districts to combat the rise in inappropriate online activity.

Track: Instructional Technology Directors

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR201


"Smarter Filtering. Smarter Alerts. Better Classrooms." Seamlessly Managing Chromebooks

Session ID: 20

Presenter: Roy Button

GoGuardian is bringing Machine Learning AI Filtering to School Districts. The advances in the digital classroom bring new tools to educate students, as well as new challenges. Join us to discuss effective, innovative ways to seamlessly manage your Chromebooks in order to keep your students' safe, engaged, and continuously learning

Track: Technology Directors

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR101-A


Security sucks...or does it?

Session ID: 9

Presenter: Brad Goodman

"ML, AI, NGFW, SIEM, UTM, SOC, IDS, IDP...and the list goes on and on. If you feel like securing your environment is like eating out of an alphabet soup bowl, you're not alone. Come spend a few minutes with us as we break down some of the complex fog around securing your environment. By the time you leave, you'll understand which of the letters in the soup taste the best for your organization.

Track: IT Security

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR201


o Avaya Cloud Notification Solution

Session ID: 17

Presenter: Jason Czepiga

o If and when an emergency situation occurs, how do you alert all of the right people at the right time with the right information? Can you get the word out fast enough? If threatening weather is imminent, or if there is a threat on campus, you need to notify key stakeholders not only immediately, but continually with factual updates. The faster the notification, the faster the response time. Are you ready? Attend our informational session and learn how Avaya makes this a very simple process that ensures not only prompt notifications, but continual updates. We will also be giving away a $50 gift card to one of the lucky attendees in the session. Be sure to come and learn about this solution and also be a possible gift card recipient!!!

Track: Instructional Technology Directors

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR101-A


The Importance of School Safety Preparedness

Session ID: 12

Presenter: Katie Hatcher

Schools are faced with the challenge of creating a plan to secure their students, facility & staff. This can pose a significant obstacle for many districts because no two districts are identical. Therefore, a unique emergency plan must be developed for each entity. Bridgetek will explore some of these plans and will demonstrate how our comprehensive K-12 campus communication strategy works.

Track: IT Security

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR101-B


How to Personalize Reading Practice in the Digital Age

Session ID: 22

Presenter: Paul Sheppard

"How to Personalize Reading Practice in the Digital Age Effective reading practice is essential to helping students master SC READY standards, but how can you personalize practice to ensure that each student achieves unparalleled reading growth? In this session, you will learn how utilizing a digital literacy platform can help you engage each student with books personalized to the right Lexile® level, while empowering struggling readers with the literacy supports they need to reach their full pot"

Track: Teacher Curriculum & Resources Education

Date: 10/25/18

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR201