2020 Leadership Summit

Attendee Key

purple_button20X20 State Members

Platinum_button-1 Platinum Partner

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Affiliate_button_A Affiliates

green_button_E1-20x20 Emerging Partner, Year 1

Emerging green button_E23 Emerging Partner, Year 2 & 3

light_blue Channel Partner

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multicolored_button Everyone can attend

Partner Opportunities

SETDA offers organizations and companies  sponsorship opportunities  at our in person events. To learn more review the SETDA Emerging Technologies Sponsorship Opportunities and contact Melissa Greene at [email protected] or 202-715-6636 x703.

Schedule of Events

PreConference - Friday, November 13, 2020

PreConference Brunch and Learn  (State & Affiliate Members Only) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm ET purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

  • Brunch and Learn (State & Affiliate Members Only)
    • The Business & Human Case for Diversity & Inclusion with Microsoft
    • Managing Cybersecurity Risk During a Pandemic with ENA
    • Digital Citizenship with Google for Education

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm ET purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

  • Federal Updates (State & Affiliate Members Only)
    • Reg Leichty, Founding Partner, Foresight Law and Policy

Monday, November 16, 2020

11:00 am – 11:30 am ET – Coffee Talk multicolored_button

  • Individual Meeting Opportunities, Partners, State & Affiliate Members & Guests

11:30 am – 12:30 pm ET – Welcome and Leadership for Change Opening Keynote multicolored_button

  • Eric Hileman, Executive Director IT Services, Oklahoma City Public Schools, SETDA Board Chair
  • Christine Fox, Interim Executive Director, SETDA
  • Keynote: Kenneth Shelton, Instructional Designer, Educational Strategist
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12:30 pm – 12:45 pm ET – Break

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm ET – States Sharing Breakout Discussions multicolored_button

  • Professional Learning: Where Culturally Relevant Teaching Meets OER
  • From Baseline to Goals: Statewide Digital Accessibility
  • Digital Equity: Mapping a Path Forward
  • Envisioning Computer Science through the SCRIPT Lens
  • Setting the Stage for Local Innovation: Utah’s Journey
  • Keeping Distance/Virtual Learning after the Pandemic
  • State Instructional Materials Reviews amid COVID-19: Publisher Updates

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm ET – Lunch Break

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm ET – SETDA Live: Stories of Change multicolored_button

  • Session Moderator: Rita Ferrandino, ARC Capital Development
  • Geography Matters: A Project with Educators in Minnesota to Build Public Understanding of Data, Accuracy, Privacy & Equity with Charlie Fitzpatrick, K12 Education Manager, Esri
  • Operation Connectivity with Lindsey Craft-Goins, Director for Ecosystem Sales, Microsoft US Education
  • How SEAs Can Help Inform District Edtech Decisions with Jon Doney, Senior VP Sales and Customer Success, LearnPlatform

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm ET – Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET – Stories of Resilience: Student & School Voices multicolored_button

This session will be a 30 minute interactive panel followed by separate breakout discussion sessions with each panelist.

Facilitator, Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T Foundation

  • Grace Borst, Innovation Specialist, St. Albans City School, Vermont
  • Alice Im, English Department Chair, Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Academy, California
  • Michael Nagler, Superintendent of Schools, Mineola Public Schools, New York
  • DeLaina Tonks, Principal, Mountain Heights Academy, Utah

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm ET – Virtual Showcase Reception/Booths multicolored_button

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm ET – Tailgate SETDA Style: Social Network Event multicolored_button

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

11:00 am – 11:30 pm ET – Coffee Talk multicolored_button

  • Individual Meeting Opportunities, Partners, State & Affiliate Members & Guests

11:30 am – 12:00 pm ET Celebrating Leadership Plenary multicolored_button
SETDA Annual Awards & featured Resources

  • Christine Fox, Interim Executive Director, SETDA
  • Shannon Logan, Technology Policy Coordinator, New York State Department of Education
  • Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY)
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  • SETDA State Leader of the year (SLY) Award, Julia Fallon, 2019 SLY Award Winner

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET Making your Story Stick: Storytellers’ Secrets multicolored_button

Facilitator, Michael Golden, Executive Director at Catalyst, University of Pennsylvania,
Graduate School of Education

This session will be a 30 minute interactive panel followed by separate breakout discussion sessions with each panelist.


  • Michael Campbell, President and Principal Advisor, Advancing Global Ed
  • Julie Jaeger, Professional Development Coach, JJaeger Consultants
  • Joseph Wender, Senior Policy Advisor for Senator Markey

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET – Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET – Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Research and Development Focus Groups (State & Affiliate Members Only) purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A
    • Apple Inc.
    • Classlink
    • CatchOn (ENA)
  • Partner Discussion Topic Discussions Platinum_button-1gold_buttonlight_bluegreen_button_E1-20x20Emerging green button_E23
    • Federal Updates, Reg Leichty, Founding Partner, Foresight Law & Policy

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm ET – Break

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm ET – EdCamp Style Discussions multicolored_button

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm ET – Break

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm ET – Playground: Interactive Learning Tools Breakouts purple_button20X20Affiliate_button_A

  • Interactive Learning Tools 101, Kelly York, Director of Professional Development – FiveStar Technologies
  • Staying on Track with Sales Force, Mindy Fiscus, Digital Access Coordinator – Learning Technology Center of Illinois
  • Viewing and Creating Geographic Data, Charlie Fitzpatrick, K12 Manager – Esri
  • Design Your Digital Hub with Microsoft Teams, Brittnie Hebnes, Microsoft Learning Consultant – Microsoft Education
  • Expanding Learning Possibilities with Google Meet, Jeff Kurtz, Solutions Engineer – Google for Education

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm ET – Closing Panel Discussion multicolored_button

Post Conference - Wednesday, November 18, 2020

November 18 Post Conference Events

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