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Join the New York State Chapter, NYSCATE, and CoSN for their 3rd Annual CTO Clinic. NYSCATE is committed to advancing the roles of district technology leadership and transformative learning environments across the state. Don’t miss this intimate professional development opportunity featuring award winning CTOs, a national panel of CTOs speaking about their professional and personal advancement in the field, and previews of all the exciting work the NYS Chapter is planning.

About CoSN

CoSN empowers educational leaders to leverage technology to create and grow engaging learning environments and serves more than 10 million students in school districts nationwide. As the premier professional association for school system technology leaders, CoSN is committed to providing management, community-building, and advocacy tools essential for success.

About NYSCATE

NYSCATE is an organization of dedicated technology using educators, committed to transforming teaching and learning in order to provide our children with an education that prepares them to live satisfying and productive lives. 

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Friday, May 13
 

8:00am

Registration
Friday May 13, 2016 8:00am - 8:30am
Stonehenge

8:30am

Welcome and Introductions
Friday May 13, 2016 8:30am - 8:45am
Stonehenge

8:45am

Protecting Privacy and Student Data in a Digital Age

With much recent state legislation, media coverage, and President Obama's promise to enact legislation to protect student data and ensure it is kept private, student data privacy and security is a topic for schools and districts that is increasingly under the laser focus of the eyes of the public and lawmakers. In this session, you will learn about the issues and legalities surrounding student data privacy and what steps your school and district can start taking to ensure you are prepared for the rapidly changing requirements for protecting student data.


Speakers
avatar for Linnette Attai

Linnette Attai

Founder, PlayWell, LLC
Founder, PlayWell, LLC
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Richard Hughes

Superintendent, Central Valley CSD


Friday May 13, 2016 8:45am - 9:30am
Stonehenge

9:30am

Networking Break with Exhibitors
Friday May 13, 2016 9:30am - 9:45am
Stonehenge

9:45am

Skills that Technology Directors Require Today

School districts across the country are being targeted by sophisticated phishing scams, ransomware, Distributed Denial of Service Attacks with a growing concern from the communities served regarding student data privacy. How do technology leaders keep track of the threats and setup systems to protect your districts with limited resources? During this presentation we'll investigate the imminent threats, simple methods to manage risks, and what to do when hit with one of these attacks.


Speakers
avatar for Keith Bockwoldt

Keith Bockwoldt

Director of Technology Services, Township High School District 214
Keith Bockwoldt is Director of Technology Services for Township High School District 214 in Arlington Heights, IL., which serves more than 12,000 students. His District covers more than 67 square miles, has six comprehensive high schools, three special program schools and a large community education program. Keith has more than 17 years of experience working in the field of education. As a visionary leader, he is a champion for public... Read More →


Friday May 13, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am
Stonehenge

10:30am

11:15am

Leading the Digital Transformation in Districts

Today's educational environment is rapidly changing as teachers, students, and administrators transition from paper to digital to support personalized learning. IMS Global is helping districts of all sizes transition to digital by connecting disparate systems, provider content, and digital curriculum resources through interoperability standards to create an open ed-tech ecosystem that will enable teachers and learners to engage in ways never before imagined.

Please join us for an insightful discussion with district leaders who will share their strategies and progress in leading their district through the Digital Transformation process. Panelists will share how their collaboration with IMS Global is helping to expedite their digital transformation and how you too can benefit from their efforts. Panelists will also share helpful documentation and resources to help districts streamline their implementations of digital curriculum and resources to support personalized learning while providing a seamless end-user experience.


Speakers
avatar for Rob Abel

Rob Abel

Chief Executive, IMS Global Learning Consortium
Chief Executive officer, IMS Global Learning Consortium
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Shelley Rossitto

Monticello CSD


Friday May 13, 2016 11:15am - 12:00pm
Stonehenge

12:00pm

Sponsor Spotlight Lightning Presentations II: Juniper Networks, Nutanix, ClassLink, Sunesys
Speakers
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Adam Rooney

Senior Commercial Account Manager
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Walt Tustin

Business Development Manager, Sunesys


Friday May 13, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Stonehenge

12:30pm

Lunch and Networking
Friday May 13, 2016 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Stonehenge

1:15pm

2:15pm

ERate, Smart Schools, Tech Policies and Opportunities

Join a team of seasoned tech-policy gurus from a National and State perspective and get the inside scoop on all the issues and emerging policies sure to affect you and your district, school and/or company. Come away empowered with the knowledge to make the best decisions and plans for your institution.Join the New York State Chapter, NYSCATE, and CoSN for their 3rd Annual CTO Clinic. NYSCATE is committed to advancing the roles of district technology leadership and transformative learning environments across the state. Don’t miss this intimate professional development opportunity featuring award winning CTOs, a national panel of CTOs speaking about their professional and personal advancement in the field, and previews of all the exciting work the NYS Chapter is planning.


Speakers
avatar for Reg Leichty

Reg Leichty

Foresight Law + Policy
With over two decades of policy and legal experience, Reg advises national education associations, state education agencies, school districts, nonprofit leaders, and companies about federal education, student data privacy, and technology law. Among other areas, his work includes a focus on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act, and the Telecommunications Act of 1996. He also counsels a wide range of... Read More →


Friday May 13, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Stonehenge

3:00pm

Wrap Up
Friday May 13, 2016 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Stonehenge