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Monday, February 4
 

8:00am

What's New in PowerSchool
This session will provide an in-depth review of all of the latest PowerSchool features. Users at all skill levels are welcome.

Speakers
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Jason Springel

PowerSchool Evangelist, PowerSchool
Jason is the PowerSchool Evangelist and also the Director of Solution Strategy for SIS products at PowerSchool, the leading education technology platform for K-12 schools. Jason has been assisting schools with their technology needs in a variety of roles for the past 24 years at Apple... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 8:00am - 10:00am
110C Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

10:00am

PowerSchool Enterprise Reporting
Enterprise Reporting is an exciting new ad hoc reporting tool in the PowerSchool SIS. This session will provide an overview of all of the great built-in reports and analytics capabilities of this new tool.

Speakers
JS

Jason Springel

PowerSchool Evangelist, PowerSchool
Jason is the PowerSchool Evangelist and also the Director of Solution Strategy for SIS products at PowerSchool, the leading education technology platform for K-12 schools. Jason has been assisting schools with their technology needs in a variety of roles for the past 24 years at Apple... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
110C Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

10:00am

Tyler SIS User Group
This is a meeting of those districts who are using, or are interested in using Tyler SIS.  Tyler SIS will be bringing 5 staff to talk with the group and this is the best time to talk with them about questions you have.  Currently they will be sending Development, State Reporting, and Sales.

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Rauch

Matthew Rauch

DBA, Kuna Jt District #3
Matthew has been working with Tyler products for the past 10 years. The Kuna Jt District transitioned to Tyler SIS in 2017/18.


Monday February 4, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm
440 Boise Centre East - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

1:00pm

Be Proactive about CyberSecurity, Not Reactive!
This is a course for IT professionals who would like to know more about how to be proactive with threat management, understanding what some of the main threats are, and how these breaches can affect their organization and their data. This course will provide insight on best practices and industry standards for prevention on threat intrusion, detection, and mitigation from intrusions/infections. Various tools will be explained and demonstrated to assist in detection and prevention. Current scenarios and best practices from attendees would be beneficial, as each district has different scenarios. This course is for the beginning IT professional to experienced.

Speakers
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Rod Jones

IT Director, Murtaugh Schools
Rod Jones | IT Director for Murtaugh School District | IT Professional 10+ yrs. - Focus on Education. | Survived multiple breaches and malware attacks | Family man, outdoor and Motorsport enthusiast, hobby farmer and re-modeler.


Monday February 4, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
420B Boise Centre East - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

3:00pm

Keep your district informed for greater safety. Here’s how. Singlewire and Ednetics co-present an Informacast Fusion update
It is well understood that communication is key for productive everyday operations. In an emergency, communication is critical. Getting information to the right people quickly with precision is a primary factor in improving school safety. In this session, learn about the importance of policy, automation of policy and a system that can deliver the right message to the right people with a push of a button from anywhere. See how other districts use mass notification, pre-recorded audio, bell scheduling, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Greg Atkins

Greg Atkins

Territory Manager, Singlewire
Singlewire Software is a software company located in Madison Wisconsin. With InformaCast alert software from Singlewire, we connect people when and where it matters. When an emergency occurs, our mass notification system helps keep people safe and informed, everywhere, every time... Read More →
avatar for Scott Duchow

Scott Duchow

Director | Ednetics Voice, NW Territory Manager, Ednetics, Singlewire
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Joy Obrien

Ednetics


Monday February 4, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
100E Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702
 
Tuesday, February 5
 

8:00am

Driving K-12 Innovation: Technology Enablers + Strategies
Imagine a world where all students are immersed in high-quality learning experiences. Schools are equipped with the knowledge and infrastructure to nurture the skills students need to achieve their goals and adapt to new contexts. Technology can play meaningful roles in addressing major challenges like scaling and sustaining innovation, and in taking advantage of real-world trends like adopting data-driven practices. It's up to school leaders to define those roles. Explore findings from CoSN's new Driving K-12 Innovation series, designed to help school leaders and practitioners understand the evolving landscape and make informed technology decisions. This session also marks the release of the first publication in the series on Hurdles that make educcators slow down, evaluate, practice and then make the leap to better support teaching and learning. Learn how to leverage this new series to cultivate future-ready schools and districts where students are the ultimate beneficiaries.

Speakers
avatar for Keith Krueger

Keith Krueger

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


Tuesday February 5, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
120C Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

10:45am

A Conversation with Students & Teachers: How To Leverage Instructional Technology to Support Mastery Education
Students and teachers within the Idaho Mastery Education Network will join in a panel discussion to reflect on the role of technology within mastery education. Join us for an interactive conversation with students and teachers as they share about digital processes that support them in the mastery education tenets of competencies, assessment, timely support, learning outcomes, and advancement upon mastery.

Speakers
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Kelly Brady

Director of Instructional Support for Student-Centered Learning, Idaho Department of Education
Kelly Brady, Director, Instructional Support for Student-Centered Learning - Idaho Department of Education | kbrady@sde.idaho.gov | | Kelly is the Director of Instructional Support for Student-Centered Learning for the Idaho Department of Education, continues to lead the Idaho... Read More →
avatar for Marita Diffenbaugh

Marita Diffenbaugh

Administrator of Instructional Support for Student-Centered Learning, Idaho Department of Education
Marita Diffenbaugh, Administrator, Instructional Support for Student-Centered Learning | mdiffenbaugh@sde.idaho.gov | | Marita Diffenbaugh serves as an administrator for the Instructional Support for Student-Centered Learning team at the Idaho Department of Education. She continues... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 10:45am - 11:30am
110A Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

10:45am

K-12 wireless your way Leverage available funding for district controlled wireless and wireless infrastructure
Take advantage of upcoming funding opportunities to overhaul your district’s wireless and wireless infrastructure. Learn from a former peer and leader in best practices wireless implementation while considering the options for your district’s plan. This session will help you consider every angle from tech standards and support to E-Rate considerations and budgetary planning. Take away an understanding of how to get a single unified system with easy management that you control with the funding to make it happen.

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Zimmerle

Ryan Zimmerle

Account Manager - Southern / Eastern Idaho, Ednetics, Inc.


Tuesday February 5, 2019 10:45am - 11:30am
130 Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

1:00pm

Copyright Law: We are ALL Violators!
You must not remain in the dark about what constitutes breach of Copyright, and yet you need not fearfully avoid all things print, audio, and video. The goal is not to play the safe game, nor is it about learning a 10% formula . . . it's all about being informed about Fair Use and using copyrighted materials wisely. And this session brings clarity!

Speakers
avatar for Tim Chase

Tim Chase

eLearning Design & Instruction, Impact Virtual Learning
Tim Chase began teaching in 1997 at a teacher's institute in central China and then moved to beautiful central Oregon where he lives with his wife, Janet, and three teens. Tim is certified for secondary language arts and technology in several states and is currently director of program... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
100E Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

3:15pm

How to begin your school's InfoSec journey by leveraging the CIS CSC
This presentation will briefly cover a school's simplest approach to starting an information security program. The Center for Internet Security's Critical Security Controls (CIS CSC) will be explained in easy to understand language. Concepts and resources will be provided to attendees to help them increase their IT security.

Speakers
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William Dembi

Security Architect, Idaho Digital Learning
William has over 10 years of experience in IT, a bachelor's in Information Technology Management, and numerous industry certifications including CISSP.


Tuesday February 5, 2019 3:15pm - 4:00pm
430 Boise Centre East - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702
 
Wednesday, February 6
 

8:00am

Planning before procuring; Why you can’t just buy school safety. A Panel Discussion featuring experts in school safety and featuring the Boise School District
The variables that come together to improve school safety are considerable. Learn from an expert in education and school safety how short term and long term planning can be your best investment. Understand how bringing together your security, facilities, IT and administrators can enable a more detailed and fiscally responsible plan. Hear from K-12 school districts in this session and how they are working to create new cultures focused on school safety. Attendees will walk away from this interactive session with the knowledge and tools to build and maintain a meaningful security program.

Speakers
avatar for Dave Teague

Dave Teague

Director | Ednetics Protect, Ednetics
Dave is a husband, father, retired member of the military, lifelong educator, and an IT jack of all trades turned school security expert. He enlisted in the Washington Air National Guard at 17, traveled the world and ultimately retired as the Cyber Systems Section Chief, 242 Combat... Read More →


Wednesday February 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
410C Boise Centre East - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

12:45pm

Intel Unite and Minecraft Education Edition in the Classroom
Intel Unite is a free program that allows students to share their computer desktop wirelesly and collaborate in the classroom at a level the increases overall engagement, individual participation, and significantly impacts outcomes. 

My fifth-grade class will be there to model how we use this program and Minecraft Education Edition to significantly enhance student engagement, which ultimately leads to greater individual achievement.


Speakers
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Brent Jons

5th Grade Teacher, West Ada School District
5th grade teacher who specializes in meaningful digital integration in the classroom.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm
430 Boise Centre East - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

12:45pm

Emergency Notifications. Parent Notifications, Staff Notifications.
The 140 is a room in the vendor hall. Enter the vendor hall and turn right. It is on the North wall.

What happens in an emergency, discussion on how to communicate safety and emergency events. How to let staff, students, parents, and patrons know what is going on.

Speakers
avatar for Spencer Cook

Spencer Cook

Technology Director, Sugar Salem School District
Spencer Cook Technology Director, Sugar Salem School District. IETA region 6 board member.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm
140 Boise Centre West - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702
 

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