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Vermont 1:1 School Conference
Date:  Monday, Sept. 24
Location:   Lake Morey Resort, Vermont


Do you have a one-to-one program in your school?  Do you have questions?  Do you have answers?  Are you planning for one-to-one, in the throes of starting one, moving it to school-wide, or struggling with sustainability?   Come meet with other teachers and administrators and share information on starting, running, and maintaining a successful one-to-one computing initiative.






Keynote

Beyond Success: 1:1 as a Transformative Journey
John Downes & Susan Hennessey, Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

Sessions

    Sessions include introduction by a Vermont practitioner, and a facilitated discussion of topics, questions, solutions, and resources among Vermont teachers, administrators, and technology leaders.  Sessions are focused on issues at the classroom, school, or board and community level.
    Session Presenters
            Classroom Level:  Lisa Barry, Essex Town School District
            School Level:  Rob Gervais, Enosburg Falls High School
            Board and Community Level:  Paul Irish, Burlington School District
  
Strands
    Come join your colleagues for discussions focused on the stages of implementationSelect the strand that meets your needs, or bring a team and have someone at each of the strands.

Planning Strand
Facilitator, John Downes
, Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education
   For schools considering one-to-one programs, or in the stages of planning pilots, team-based or school-wide implementations of one-to-one computing.

Implementation Strand
Facilitator, Steve Webster, South Burlington School District

   For schools who are just starting out, in their first or second year of implementing one-to-one as pilots, team-based or school-wide implementations.

Sustainability Strand
Facilitator, Steve Jarrett, Chittenden East Supervisory Union
   For schools who have been running one-to-one programs for two years or more and are interested in systems for sustainability, and ideas for improving systems and processes.

Lunchtime Mash-Up
    Sit with educators whom you otherwise may never have met. You will come away with new contacts, peer mentors, and meet others who are part of the growing support network of 1:1 educators in Vermont.  

Closing
    Summary and sharing of site resources, and door prizes.  Win an iPad, or come as a team of three with at least one teacher and administrator and win an iPad for your school.


Schedule

* Meet, Greet, and Register  7:45 - 8:25
Continental Breakfast

* Welcome and Keynote -   8:30 - 9:00

* Session 1   9:15-10:35

* Session 2  10:45-12:05 

* Lunchtime Mash-Up   12:15-1:15

*Session 3  1:30-2:50

Closing  -  3:00-3:30