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Join us this December for the third annual New Mexico CTO Clinic, NMSTE’s preimer state-wide event and incoporating, for the first time, APS’ Digital Learning Conference. The event will bring together leaders from around the state to discuss the theme of "Leading and Supporting Digital Learning."

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General Session [clear filter]
Tuesday, December 6
 

8:30am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
NMSTE Welcome/Logistics
CoSN Welcome
APS Welcome- Digital Learning priorities at APS 

Speakers
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Jill Brown

NMSTE, President
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Keith Krueger

CEO, CoSN
Keith Krueger is the CEO of CoSN (Consortium for School Networking), a nonprofit organization that serves as the voice for K-12 school system technology leaders nationwide. CoSN’s mission is to empower educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments... Read More →
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Jeff Lunsford

Consultant, Elevada 360 Solutions LLC
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Paul Romero

Chief Technology Officer, Albuquerque Public Schools
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Dr. Tom Ryan

Chief Executive Officer, eLearn Institute
Dr. Tom Ryan currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the eLearn Institute.  The eLearn Institute is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to transforming education through the effective use of digital learning tools.  It is the mission of the eLearn Institute to... Read More →


Tuesday December 6, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
Alvarado Ballroom DE

9:15am

Keynote: Persevering Through Crisis - Leadership, Planning & the Power of Teams
The Beaverton School District suffered a catastrophic data center event in August 2013, impacting all learning and business systems. This session will examine leadership and organizational lessons learned through the story of the event, crisis, recovery, and subsequent planning processes. Attendees will leave understanding how leadership, planning, and the power of teams are critical to supporting students, teachers and staff in their work and learning, even when the unimaginable happens.

Introducer
JL

Jeff Lunsford

Consultant, Elevada 360 Solutions LLC

Speakers
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Steven Langford

Chief Information Officer, Beaverton School District
Steve Langford is the Chief Information Officer for the Beaverton School District, serving 40,000 students and their families. Steve has served in technology leadership roles over the past 27 years, both in K-12 and higher education institutions. He is on the Board of Directors for... Read More →


Tuesday December 6, 2016 9:15am - 10:00am
Alvarado Ballroom DE

11:35am

Lunch, Sponsor Welcome, Keynote: Myths and Challenges of a Digital Leap
Welcome from Superintendent Reedy- Importance of Digital Learning within APS

Welcome from Comcast Business Services, Brent Dauherty


Myths and Challanges of a Digital Leap
A major revolution is underway in schools today as educators strive to transition to the digital era. Taking this digital leap is worthwhile and student futures lie in the balance. The questions arise however as to how we meet the challenges and dispel the myths that surround our effort. In this keynote, we will address some of the most critical challenges that many face when implementing digital learning solutions and hear specific examples of success and failure on the path to the future.

Welcome from Stan Rounds, Executive Director of NM Coalition of Educational Leaders (NMCEL)

Introducer
JL

Jeff Lunsford

Consultant, Elevada 360 Solutions LLC
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Stan Rounds

Executive Director, NM Coalition of Educational Leaders
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Dr. Tom Ryan

Chief Executive Officer, eLearn Institute
Dr. Tom Ryan currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the eLearn Institute.  The eLearn Institute is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to transforming education through the effective use of digital learning tools.  It is the mission of the eLearn Institute to... Read More →

Speakers
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Brent Dauherty

Comcast Business Services
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Pete Just

Chief Technology Officer, MSD Wayne Township
"What should people talk to me about?" Favorite single track mountain biking locations, peaks you've bagged or best new backpacking gear you love.OR Keeping it all professional, K12 IT planning, eLearning, school renovations, online education, solar farms and interoperability!
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Raquel Reedy

Superintendent, Albuquerque Public Schools


Tuesday December 6, 2016 11:35am - 12:50pm
Alvarado Ballroom DE
 
Wednesday, December 7
 

11:35am

Lunch and Keynote: K12 Metamorphosis: Turning the Tech Org into a Digital Learning Service Organization Wonder
Deeper learning, coding, digital equity, scaling teaching innovation, overcoming achievement gaps… ESSA and authentic assessment; digital citizenship and Ransomware!?? What do recent events and the Horizon Report mean for us, ed techs and IT folks in central office? K12 teaching and learning is going through a metamorphosis, but a shift in organizational behaviors and attitudes can turn your IT org into a high-performance engine.

Introducer
JL

Jeff Lunsford

Consultant, Elevada 360 Solutions LLC

Speakers
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L. Beatriz Arnillas

IT-Education Technology Leader, Houston ISD
Beatriz Arnillas leads the IT-Education Technology team for Houston ISD in Texas. She is responsible for the design and implementation of innovative Education Technology programs and initiatives for the District. She is a member of the PowerUp design team and leader of the instructional... Read More →


Wednesday December 7, 2016 11:35am - 12:50pm
Alvarado Ballroom DE

2:45pm