2019

SC Midlands Summit

The SC Midlands Summit is a two-day conference focusing on the integration of technology into our schools with a focus on using Google Apps for Education, learning environments, innovation, transformation, 21st century skills and mobile devices for student learning. Over 150 unique sessions will be offered!

Schedule

Tuesday, June 11 - 1-4
1-4 Summit Registration

Wednesday, June 12
7:30-3:00 Registration
8:30-9:45 Keynote Session 1
10:00-11:00 Session 2
Food Trucks available 11:30-2
11:10-12:10 Session 3
12:30-1:20 Lunch & Learn Session 4
1:30-2:30 Session 5
2:40-3:40 Session 6

Thursday, June 13
7:30-12:00 Registration
8:30-9:45 Keynote Session 7
10:00-11:00 Session 8
Food Trucks available 11:30-2
11:10-12:10 Session 9
12:30-1:20 Lunch & Learn Session 10
1:30-2:30 Session 11
2:40-3:40 Session 12

You don't want to miss our door prize drawings! You must be present to win!

Featured Speakers

Tom Murray - Wednesday's Keynote

Tom serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, located in Washington, D.C. He has testified before the United States Congress and has worked alongside that body and the US Senate, the White House, the US Department of Education and state departments of education, and school districts throughout the country to implement student-centered, personalized learning while helping to lead Future Ready Schools and Digital Learning Day. Murray serves as a regular conference keynote, was named one of “20 to Watch” by NSBA, the “National/Global EdTech Leader of the Year” in 2018, the “Education Thought Leader of the Year” in 2017, and the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015. His best-selling book, Learning Transformed, was released in 2017 with ASCD. Connect with him at thomascmurray.com or @thomascmurray.



Robert Corbin - Thursday's Keynote

Robert Corbin is a Doctor of Philosophy and National Board Certified Science Teacher serving as Director of Global Initiates for Discovery Education. Robert served as VP of Learning Experiences at the Discovery Place Science Center in Charlotte, NC between 2006 and 2016. He is a North Carolina Science Leadership Fellow, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and adjunct professor at Wingate University. He is an Arts and Science Council Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Christa McAuliffe Fellow, North Carolina Science Leadership Fellow, Duke University Sawyer Fellow, Time Warner Cable All Star Teacher, Ben Craig Award recipient, Omnicron Psi Outstanding Science Teacher, Whitehead Educator of Distinction, and NAGT Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of the United States. He has written curriculum for Al Gore's film Inconvenient Truth, Michael Pollan's Botany of Desire, the Weather Channel, Environmental Literacy Council, ASPCA, Duke TIP, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. He serves on boards for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Appalachian State University, Wingate University, Mccoll Center for the Visual Arts and Johnson C. Smith University.



Eric Curts - Featured Speaker


Eric has been in education for 26 years, and currently serves as a Technology Integration Specialist for SPARCC in Canton, Ohio where he oversees G Suite for Education implementation, training, and support, as well as other technology integration initiatives. Eric is an authorized Google for Education Trainer and Innovator, and provides G Suite training to schools, organizations, and conferences throughout Ohio and across the country. He is a co-leader of the Ohio Google Educator Group at bit.ly/gegohio and runs the blog www.ControlAltAchieve.com where all of his Google and edtech resources can be found.




Twitter - www.twitter.com/ericcurts
Facebook - www.facebook.com/ericcurts 
Pinterest -  pinterest.com/ericcurts


Beth Holland - Featured Speaker

Dr. Beth Holland is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Rhode Island as well as the Digital Equity Project Director for the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). Over the past 20 years, she has taught in K-12 classrooms, served as Director of Academic Technology in a PS-8 independent school, designed professional learning programs for schools around the world, and developed leadership programs to support systemic change. Additionally, she is a prolific writer, researcher, and speaker. Dr. Holland holds an Education Doctorate (EdD) in Entrepreneurial Leadership in Education from Johns Hopkins University, a Master's degree (EdM) in Technology, Innovation, and Education from Harvard University, as well as a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Communications from Northwestern University. 

You can view the live schedule, sessions, speaker bios, and sponsors at
https://2019scms.sched.com
2019 Sessions at a Glance
PDF of 2019 Sessions Descriptions

2019 SC Midlands Summit Resource Links

Save the Date: June 10-11, 2020


Sponsors


Sponsor tables will be available for the 2019 Summit. If you would like a table or to contribute a door prize for the Summit, please use our Sponsorship Form

Questions should be directed to Brady Venables, bvenables@richland2.org  

Silver level: $250
table, logo on website, 1 registered attendee
Gold level: $500
all of the above plus logo on display, recognition at keynote, 2 registered attendees
Platinum level: $1000
all of the above plus opportunity to sponsor or co-sponsor a snack, meal or event

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