Ken has worked as an Educator for over 20 years and spent most of his classroom experience teaching technology at the Middle School level. As a part of his active involvement within the Educational Technology community, Ken is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and a Google Certified Innovator. Ken has worked extensively at the policy level with a number of State Departments of Education, Ministries of Education, non-Profits, and was appointed to the Education Technology Task Force formed by a previous California State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Ken has also provided and continues to provide consulting support to many companies, State Departments of Education, Ministries of Education, school districts/systems Nationally and Internationally, as well as non-profits such as the California Emerging Technology Fund’s School2Home program which is designed to support closing the Achievement Gap and Digital Divide at low-performing California middle schools.
IN IT TOGETHER: BUILDING MOMENTUM
Join us for a half-day summit just for Teacher-Librarians. Spend the morning with experts and other teacher librarians as we navigate teaching, technology, and administrative duties. We’ll share some innovative ideas, network with other school librarians, and take a deeper dive into the changing information literacy landscape. You’ll leave with new friends and new tools to help your students learn to navigate safely in our digital world.
MANAGING STRESS AND BURNOUT: SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) programs can promote academic achievement and positive social behavior and provide resources for improving school climate. Join us as we explore social-emotional learning, mindfulness, and successful solutions for keeping SELf in mind. We will be emphasizing the five SEL Competency Clusters:
Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills, Responsible Decision Making
CYBER SECURITY SUMMIT
Is your network secure? Since 2016 there has been more than a fourfold increase in the number of cyberattacks against K12 schools in the United States. Apart from being disruptive and costly to mitigate, a breach compromises the safety and security of our students, teachers, and staff. This summit, directed towards school IT professionals, explores the most significant cyber threats facing our schools today and provides practical steps to prevent and recover from a cybersecurity incident.
*Detailed Agendas Coming Soon