Secondary Conference

July 18 & 19 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

ESC Region 12

Registration Fee: $100 (Enhanced Curriculum Co-op attends for $50)

Session #91861

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. Door Prizes and Reflection

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Day 2: July 19

9 - 11:30 a.m. Unconference

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

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

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Things to Know

Before the Conference

  • Download the complete schedule of events for the conference including breakout sessions.
  • Download a QR Code Reader on your phone or device. We will deliver a lot of content with QR Codes during the event.

The Day of the Conference

  • Both days will begin promptly at 9 a.m., so arrive early to check in.
  • Bring a device, as all the handouts will be digital.
  • Lunch will be on your own.
  • Have fun and tweet what you're learning with #R12Transformed!

Keynote: Will Richardson

Will Richardson has spent the last dozen years developing an international reputation as a leading thinker and writer about the intersection of social online learning networks and education. He was one of a handful of original education bloggers ( and his work has appeared in numerous journals, newspapers, and magazines such as Ed Leadership, District Administration, Education Week, The New York Times and English Journal. In 2017, he was named one of 100 global "Changemakers in Education" by the Finnish site HundrED. A former public school educator of 22 years, Will is a co-founder of Modern Learner Media and co-publisher of and creator of Change.School.

Will has authored five books, most recently From Master Teacher to Master Learner (2015, Solution Tree Press). In total, his books have sold over 150,000 copies worldwide.

Twitter: @willrich45 | Website:

Teacher Presenters

Becky Arndt

Teacher | Robinson ISD

Topic: Creating a Flexible-Paced, Blended Learning Classroom

Matthew Castilleja

Instructional Technology Specialist | Round Rock ISD

Topic: Google Keep...the Unsung Hero of Productivity!

Twitter: @MattEduTech

Amber Clemons

Teacher | Robinson ISD

Topic: Station Teaching at the Secondary Level

Frances Karels

Curriculum Coordinator | West ISD

Topic: Gamify with GooseChase

Twitter: @karelsscience

Staci Kwast

Teacher | Axtell ISD

Topic: Creating a Flexible-Paced, Blended Learning Classroom

Chad Lehrmann

Teacher | College Station ISD

Topic: The CREATE Classroom

Twitter: @DidacticChad

Meaghan Lewis

Teacher | Robinson ISD

Topic: Station Teaching at the Secondary Level

Willie Thomas

Director of Integration and Media Services | Robinson ISD

Topic: Audio Video Production in the Classroom

Twitter: @wilthomas3

Tania Woodruff

Teacher | Corsicana ISD

Topic: Collaborative Co-Planning

Twitter: @TLW1334

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