Wednesday, June 6 - 9:00 - 3:30
7:45-9:00 - Registration and Lunch Pre-Order  
9:00 - 10:15 - Keynote
10:30 - 11:20 - Session 1
11:30 - 12:20 - Session 2
12:20 - 1:30 - Lunch (Student Poster Sessions)
1:30 - 2:20 - Session 3
2:30 - 3:20 - Session 4
3:20 - Wrap-Up - Drawings

Thursday, June 7 - 9:00 - 2:30
7:45-9:00 - Registration and Lunch Pre-Order   
9:00 - 10:15 - Keynote
10:30 - 11:20 - Session 5
11:30 - 12:20 - Session 6
12:20 - 1:30 - Lunch
1:30 - 2:20 - Session 7 (Demo Slam)
2:20 - WrapUp - Drawings

Non-refundable registration for the 2012 Summit is $25 for two days. You can transfer your registration to someone else if you are unable to attend. Purchase orders are not accepted. Lunch is not included in the cost, but student organizations will be providing inexpensive lunch options on each day.

Thursday, June 7, 2012 Session Descriptions

Resource Links

During the Summit and after the Summit, connect with other educators through our Edmodo group. 
  1. Go to http://www.edmodo.com
  2. Login with your existing login or create a login if new to Edmodo
  3. Join our Summit group with this code: nvuqj0

Keynote: Jaime Casap
Jaime Casap is the Senior Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. With more than 15 years of technology experience, he is responsible for working with K12 educational institutions and organizations to bring current and future technological innovations into the education environment. Mr. Casap evangelizes the power of technology and the use of Google tools, such as Google Apps and Chromebooks, to help students build the skills needed to succeed, close the digital divide, and help level the playing field. He has worked with hundreds of school systems and states to build the capability to bring Google tools to millions of teachers and students. Mr. Casap is also a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University, where he teaches classes in organizational behavior, leadership, and innovation. He serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for New Global Citizens and the Arizona STEM Education Program, and is a member of the Digital Education Council. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York at Brockport and a Master’s from Arizona State University.
Contact Information:
Twitter: @jcasap
Google +: Jaime Casap

Featured Presenter: Becky Evans
Becky Evans is a Community Manager on the Education team at Google. She works with teams of educators to bring Google Apps for Education to classrooms, schools, and districts across the globe. She's focused on managing the Apps for Education Certified Trainer and Google Certified Teacher programs. Prior to this she was an account manager for large school districts during their Apps implementations. Before Google, she happily taught at an elementary school in San Francisco and used her love for technology to boost student achievement and engagement. Other loves include learning new languages, eating, & Bay Area sports.
Google+: Becky Evans

Featured Presenter: Emma Fish
Emma Fish is a Chromebooks account manager for the East coast states on the Google Education team.  She works with schools, districts, and Universities rolling out Chromebook deployments. She received a B.S. in Public Policy and Development and a B.A. in New Communication Technologies from the University of Southern California.

Featured Presenter and Keynote: Helen Barrett
In 2005, Dr. Helen Barrett retired from the faculty of the College of Education at the University of Alaska Anchorage and is now living in the Seattle area. She has been researching strategies and technologies for electronic portfolios since 1991, publishing a website (http://electronicportfolios.org), chapters in several books on Electronic Portfolios, and numerous articles. She was on loan to the International Society for Technology in Education between 2001 and early 2005, providing training and technical assistance on electronic portfolios for teacher education programs throughout the U.S. under a federal PT3 grant. In 2005, Dr. Barrett became the Research Project Director forThe REFLECT Initiative, a two-year research project, underwritten by TaskStream, to assess the impact of electronic portfolios on student learning, motivation and engagement in secondary schools.

Dr. Barrett is currently doing research for a book on Interactive ePortfolios to be published by the International Society for Technology in Education. She is an adjunct faculty member for Seattle Pacific University, where she teaches about Issues and Advances in Educational Technology. Her international consulting focuses on the integration of ePortfolios for Learning and Digital Storytelling in K-12 schools and higher education. She is also an Apple Distinguished Educator and a George Lucas Educational Foundation Faculty Associate.
Twitter: @eportfolios
Web site: electronicPortfolios

Featured Presenter: Ken Shelton
Ken currently holds a M.A. in Education, with a specialization in New Media Design and Production. He has worked as an educator for 9 years and currently teaches technology at the Middle School level. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is a Google Certified Teacher, an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Discovery STAR Educator, a member of the Discovery Educator Network California Leadership Council, and serves on the board for the Computer Using Educators Los Angeles affiliate (CUELA). Ken was also recently appointed to the California Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Educational Technology Task Force.  Ken regularly gives presentations and leads workshops, many of which are hands on, covering a wide variety of educational technology, technology integration, creative expression, and instructional design topics.  
Twitter: @k_shelton

Featured Presenter: Carol LaRow
Carol is an award-winning teacher who taught for 30 years. She is a Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Certified Trainer, Google Apps For Education Regional Leader, Smithsonian Laureate, Apple Distinguished Educator, and Master Teacher of Technology. She is a recognized speaker at national and statewide conferences, and is often a featured speaker. She presents keynotes to entire school districts and offers “hands on” training for schools and educational conferences throughout the Northeast. Her focus is the integration of technology into the curriculum. She is proficient in both MAC and PC.  

Twitter:  @larowc
WEB Site:  http://www.carollarow.comGlobal Google Project:  http://tinyurl.com/Historical-VoyagesGoogle Apps Certified Trainer:  http://tinyurl.com/Certified-Trainer

Tim Childers
Tim is formerly a middle school Language Arts teacher.  He served for several years on the Tennessee Leadership Council for the Discovery Educator Network as their blog coordinator.  He was one of the first five STAR DEN members selected as a "DEN Guru" for his expertise in Project Based Learning.  Last year, he was named to TechSmith's "20 to Watch" list for educators using the power of screencasting and video to impact teaching and learning.  Tim currently serves as the Secondary Technology Coach for Bradley County Schools in Cleveland, TN. In that role, he is the coordinator for the district's Edmodo program.  He is the proud father of three daughters and adores his five grandchildren.  In his spare time he likes to take a few pictures here and there.
Twitter: @tchilders
Blog: Tinkerings 

Google Certified Teachers and Trainers

Chris Craft
Chris Craft is an award-winning educator and speaker based in South Carolina. He teaches students Spanish and Latin at CrossRoads Middle School in Columbia. He has been recognized both locally and nationally for innovative teaching with technology. He has a B.A. in Spanish, a M. Ed in Educational Technology, and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research from the University of South Carolina. Chris is a Google Certified Teacher and a Google Certified Apps EDU Trainer. Find out more about Chris at www.christophercraft.com or follow him on Twitter @crafty184.

Nic Finelli
Nic provides a broad range of customized professional development, training, and consulting services, focusing on meaningful, efficient, and successful technology integration. With more than 12 years of classroom teaching experience and years of service as a school-based technology-integration specialist, Nic brings an appreciation for the teaching and learning context, and an extensive first-hand knowledge base, that is unique and unmatched among full-time providers in the edtech field today. Nic is both a Google Apps Certified Trainer and a SMART Certified Education Consultant and works with iPad integration as well. He is also a National Board Certified Teacher, a Google Certified Teacher, and a curator for YouTube for Teachers. He is part of the Google Chromebook Crew for Education and a Discovery Star Educator. Nic has a Masters in Teaching, has instructed graduate-level courses in technology integration, and, as a full-time professional development provider, trainer, and consultant, has served education, business, and government organizations. Follow him on Twitter @nicfinelli.

Pam Hanfland
Pam Hanfland is a Technology Integration Specialist in Richland District Two. She is a Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer. She presents frequently at state and regional conferences on best practices of technology integration and  Google tools. 
Twitter: @phanflan
Google+: Pam Hanfland

MaryAnn Sansonetti-Wood
MaryAnn is a Technology Integration Specialist in Richland District Two. She is the 2009 ISTE Making It Happen Technology Leadership Award recipient for South Carolina, a Google Certified Trainer and a SMART Certified Trainer, Education Consultant and Exemplary Educator. She presents frequently at state and regional conferences on best practices of technology integration.
Twitter: @maryannsw
Google+: MaryAnn Sansonetti-Wood

Aaron Slutsky
Aaron Slutsky graduated from NC State University with a forestry degree, which is a bad choice for someone allergic to poison ivy. Luckily, he found his calling as an educator. For the past 13 years, Aaron has worked as a 8th grade teacher, technology facilitator, instructional technology specialist, and is currently the director of technology for McDowell County Schools. Along the way he has earned a Master’s Degree and is pursuing his Educational Doctorate Degree. He has picked up a passion for instructional technology and strives to put powerful, yet frustration- free technology in the hands of teachers and students. Last summer he became a Google Certified Teacher and YouTube Star Teacher.
Twitter: @aslutsky
Google+: Aaron Slutsky

Donna Teuber
Donna Teuber is the Technology Integration Coordinator in Richland District Two. She is a National Board Certified Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Google Certified Trainer, DEN STAR, and SMART Exemplary Educator. She serves on the DISCUS Database Assessment Committee, the SC DEN Leadership Council, and the EdTech conference planning committee. She presents frequently at state and national conferences on innovative educational uses of technology including e-readers, digital content, Google tools, and 1:1 deployment.
Twitter: @dteuber
Google+:Donna Teuber

2012 Vendor Support:

South Carolina State Library/DISCUS
Media Literacy Clearinghouse
Archipelago Learning
SMART Technologies
Richland County Public Library

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