Overview

2015 Leadership Summit & Ed Forum

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Sponsorship Information

For information on how your company can become engaged with SETDA’s membership at the Leadership Summit, please contact Melissa Greene at mgreene@setda.org.

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SETDA Hotel Room Block

Reserve your room online or call the reservation center at 888-236-2427 and ask for the SETDA room block group rate of $215/night.

The cut-off date to make reservations is Monday, September 28.

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The Leadership Summit brings state educational leaders to the Washington D.C. area to participate in this unique professional learning opportunity. Leaders from more than 40 state departments of education, including leaders in educational technology, assessment, instructional materials and professional development, along with SETDA’s Private Sector Partners attend. The event is designed to foster in-depth dialogue coupled with collaborative work. As part of the Summit, SETDA hosts the one-day Education Forum, an event to shine a spotlight on the full scope of the digital transformation of policy and practice underway in K-12 education. The Ed Forum includes VIP guests from the executive leadership from national educational organizations, policy makers and representatives from think-tanks and various federal agencies to attend and participate as keynote speakers, panelists and working group participants.

Highlights of the Summit

  • States sharing examples of educational technology policies, practices and exemplary examples
  • In-depth topic discussions on the most pressing national, educational technology issues
  • Student Voices Award and Panel: an opportunity to hear from students enrolled in leading educational technology programs
  • Corporate presentations on new and innovative technologies for education
  • Updates from the U.S. Department of Education, the FCC and other federal agencies
  • SETDA membership meeting
  • Annual Awards Gala
  • Informal networking with state leaders

2015 Keynote Speaker – James P. Steyer

JimHeadshot-120James Steyer is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Common Sense Media, the nation’s leading non-partisan organization dedicated to improving the world for kids and education. He is also the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Center for the Next Generation, as well as the author of Talking Back to Facebook and The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media’s Effect on our Children. Jim is also an award-winning, Consulting Professor at Stanford University, where he has taught popular courses on civil rights, civil liberties and education for 25 years. He appears regularly on national television and radio programs as an expert commentator and children’s advocate. Last, but most importantly, he’s a dad of four great kids.

 

 

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Schedule

2015 Leadership Summit & Ed Forum

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Attendees

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 - Leadership Summit

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • SETDA Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 – 7:00 pm

  • Registration Open

1:00 – 2:30 pm

  • Welcome and Membership Meeting
    • For Sunday events, members are encouraged to show their state pride by wearing apparel that identifies the state they represent. For example, wear a state, university or landmark tshirt, hat or pin. Feel free to be creative.purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

2:30 – 3:30 pm

  • Committee Meetingspurple_button20X20
    • Professional Learning
    • State Action
    • State Engagement
    • Strategic Partnerships

3:45 – 5:45 pm

  • Speed Meetings
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5:45 – 6:00 pm Break

6:00 – 7:30 pm

  •  Opening Product Showcase Reception
    • Speed Meeting Sponsors will showcase their solutions (Private Sector Partners will showcase on Monday at 4:15pm).
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Monday, October 26, 2015 - Education Forum

Participants: State Members, Private Sector Partners, and Invited Guests

7:45 am

  • Registration Open

8:00 – 8:30 am

  • Continental Breakfast
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8:30 – 9:30 am

  • Welcome & Keynote Address
    • Lan Neugent, Interim Executive Director,  State Education Technology Director’s Association (SETDA)
    • Kristen Amundson, Executive Director, National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)
    • Keynote Speaker: James Steyer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Common Sense Kids Action
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9:30 – 9:45 am Break

9:45 – 10:45 am

  • Plenary Panel: Shifting Digital Instructional Materials Policies and Practices
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10:45 – 11:00 am Break

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

  • Concurrent Breakout Panel Presentations: Spotlight on States
    • Broadband Connectivity for Learning
    • Competency Based Education Trends
    • Ensuring Educator Effectiveness in the Digital Age
    • Managing the Privacy of Student Data
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12:15 – 12:30 pm Break

12:30 – 2:30 pm

  • Luncheon and Plenary Presentation: Student Voices Award – Educational Technology in Practice
    • Students and Leaders Math, Science & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt High School, Los Angeles, California

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2:30 – 2:45 pm Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm

  • Plenary Policy Panel: Advancing Learning in the Digital Age
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4:15 – 6:15 pm

  • Educational Technology Showcase & Reception
    Private Sector Partners will showcase their solutions.
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Dinner On Your Own

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - Leadership Summit

Participants: State Members and Private Sector Partners

7:30 – 10:00 am

  • Registration Open

8:00 – 8:30 am

  • Breakfast – Salon 4

8:30 – 9:00 am

  • Leading and Learning in the Digital Age Table Discussions
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9:00 – 9:15 am Break

9:15 – 1:00pm

  • From Policy to Practice Working Groups
    • State Leaders Broadband Implementation Consortia
    • Digital Instructional Materials Implementation
    • Digital Learning Implementation Guidance

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1:00 – 1:15 pm Break

1:15 – 1:45 pm

    • Policy to Practice Report Outs and EdCamp Sesssions Launch
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1:45- 3:45 pm

  • Edcamp Style Leadership Discussions
    • Various breakout sessions
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3:45 – 4:00 pm Break

4:00 – 5:15 pm

  • State-Federal Dialogue: Federal Communications Commission (invited) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

6:30 – 9:00 pm

  • Annual Awards Gala 
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - Leadership Summit

Participants: State Members only

 7:30 – 8:00 am

  •  Breakfast  purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

8:00 – 10:30 am

  • ISTE Nets Refresh Focus Group purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

  • State-Federal Dialogue: U.S. Department of Education – (invited) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm 

  • Advocacy Luncheonpurple_button20X20Platinum_buttongold_buttonAffiliate_button_A

1:15 pm – 4:30 pm 

  • Capitol Hill Advocacy Visits purple_button20X20Platinum_buttongold_buttonAffiliate_button_A

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Monday, October 26, 2015 – Education Forum

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Event Details

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Attendees

The Education Forum is open to SETDA state and affiliate members, Platinum and Gold Private Sector Partners, Channel Partners and SETDA VIP guests.

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Co-hosted by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), the one-day Education Forum is an event to shine a spotlight on the full scope of the digital transformation of policy and practice underway in K-12 education. The event includes VIP guests from the executive leadership from national educational organizations, policy makers and representatives from think-tanks and various federal agencies to attend and participate as keynote speakers, panelists and working group participants.

Agenda

7:45 am

  • Registration Open

8:00 – 8:30 am

  • Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 am

  • Welcome & Keynote Address
    • Lan Neugent, Interim Executive Director,  State Education Technology Director’s Association (SETDA)
    • Kristen Amundson, Executive Director, National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)
    • Keynote Speaker: James Steyer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Common Sense Kids Action

9:30 – 9:45 am Break

9:45 – 10:45 am

  • Plenary Panel: Shifting Digital Instructional Materials Policies and Practices

10:45 – 11:00 am Break

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

  • Concurrent Breakout Panel Presentations: Spotlight on States
    • Broadband Connectivity for Learning
    • Competency Based Education Trends
    • Ensuring Educator Effectiveness in the Digital Age
    • Managing the Privacy of Student Data

12:15 – 12:30 pm Break

12:30 – 2:30 pm

  • Luncheon and Plenary Presentation: Student Voices Award – Educational Technology in Practice
    • Students and Leaders Math, Science & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt High School, Los Angeles, California

2:30 – 2:45 pm Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm

  • Plenary Policy Panel: Advancing Learning in the Digital Age

4:15 – 6:15 pm

  • Educational Technology Showcase & Reception
    Private Sector Partners will showcase their solutions.

 

 

 

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