Elementary Conference

July 25 & 26 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

ESC Region 12

Registration fee: $100

Enhanced Curriculum Co-op attends for $50

Session #91886

The TransformED conference is intended to encourage educators to get inspired, get informed, get connected, and take action by shining a light on modern learning practices. Throughout the conference, educators will engage in meaningful experiences while exploring ways to engage today’s learners. Join us for this innovative conference as we collaborate to find new ways to transform your classroom.

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Explore new ideas for modern learning in:

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  • Inclusion
  • Special Education
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  • Meaningful Technology
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Conference Schedule

Day 1: July 18

9 - 9:15 a.m. Introductions and Housekeeping

9:30 - 11 a.m. Keynote

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LUNCH (on your own)

12:30 - 1:20 p.m. Breakout Session #1

1:30 - 2:20 p.m. Breakout Session #2

2:30 - 3:20 p.m. Breakout Session #3

3:30 - 4 p.m. Student Panel and Door Prizes

Day 2: July 19

9 - 11:30 a.m. Unconference

11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Networking LUNCH

12:40 - 1:30 p.m. Breakout Session #1

1:40 - 2:30 p.m. Breakout Session #2

2:40 - 3:30 p.m. Breakout Session #3

3:30 - 4 p.m. Door Prizes and Reflection


Keynote: A.J. Juliani

A.J. Juliani is the co-author of LAUNCH: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student. A.J. Juliani is a leading educator in the area of innovation, design thinking, and inquiry-based learning. Juliani has worked as a Middle and High School English Teacher, a K-12 Technology Staff Developer, educational consultant for ISTE; and educational speaker. A.J. is currently the Director of Technology and Innovation for Centennial School District.

A.J. is the author of books centered around student-agency, choice, innovative learning, and engagement. As a parent of four young children, A.J. believes we must be intentional about innovation in order to create a better future of learning for all of our students. You can connect with A.J. on his blog, “Intentional Innovation.”

Twitter: @ajjuliani | Website: ajjuliani.com

Teacher Presenters

Frances Karels

Curriculum Coordinator | West ISD

Topic: Gamify with GooseChase

Twitter: @karelsscience

Kelly Lebig

Teacher | China Spring ISD

Topic: Using Data to Drive Differentiation

Joshua Porter

Teacher | Robinson ISD

Topic: Digital Citizenship: Posting With A Purpose

Twitter: @porterj82

Kristine White

Teacher | Mart ISD

Topic: Dramatic Play: Purposeful Play

Twitter: @kristinerayna

Blanca Valdez

Teacher | Waco ISD

Topic: iPlay, iCreate, iLearn Digital Tools

Twitter: @Blanca_ValdezB