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GaETC 2017

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8 Nov 2017 - 1:10am to 10 Nov 2017 - 1:10am
IMS Participation in Events
Atlanta, Georgia

IMS Global will be represented in the Leadership Strand on Thursday, November 9, for an interactive discussion based on the challenge school districts face integrating digital platforms, applications, and content.

Leadership Discussion Panel - Interoperability

Thursday, November 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM
IMS Global, CoSN, and the Georgia CoSN Chapter member districts feel that common interoperability standards are critical as we implement digital platforms for personalized learning. Please join our distinguished panel of guests for an interactive discussion based on the challenge school districts face integrating digital platforms, applications, and content. What is being done nationally and in Georgia to address this challenge? What can we as educational technology leaders do to move toward a solution?
Moderator: Carl Hooker, Director of Innovation & Digital Learning at Eanes ISD, Consultant at HookerTech LLC
Panelists: Keith Krueger, CEO, CoSN – the Consortium for School Networking; Keith Osborne, Associate Superintendent Georgia Virtual Learning, GaDOE; Aaron Turpin, Assistant Superintendent of Technology, Hall County Schools; Dorothy Evans, Coordinator of Application Programming, Gwinnett County Schools

Lead the Digital Evolution with Plug and Play Tools

Thursday, November 9, 2017
12:15 PM - 1:10 PM
Education leaders are implementing practices, pedagogy and assessment methods to support the evolution to more student-centered learning. The challenge is establishing a seamless foundation that enables selecting and combining the right resources and tools. Join fellow district technology leaders to discuss strategies that are working and areas where improvement is needed. Come with your own ideas to improve interoperability among digital platforms and tools.
Presenters: Jill Hobson, Institutional Program Manager, IMS Global Learning Consortium; Lisa Watkins, Lead Program Facilitator - Instructional Technology, Gwinnett County Public Schools