OneByOne 2018

Personalized Learning Conference

August 14, 15 & 16

Imagine. Create. Build.

A catalytic professional learning event for educators, OneByOne brings world-class facilitators to SW Washington to work with teachers, principals, instructional coaches, para-professionals, and teacher librarians as they create personalized learning experiences for students. Check out the expert line-up and register here soon!


Jaime Casap - Jaime Casap is the Education Evangelist at Google. Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of technology and the web as enabling and supporting tools in pursuit of promoting inquiry-driven project-based learning models. Working with the Google for Education Team, Jaime collaborates with school systems, educational organizations, and leaders focused on building innovation and iteration into our education policies and practices. Jaime collaborates with school systems, educational organizations, and leaders focused on building innovation and iteration into our education policies and practices. He speaks on education, technology, innovation, and generation z, at events around the world.

Allison Zmuda - co-author of Learning Personalized and Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind, Allison is dedicated to helping teachers "imagine learning experiences that are worthy of the pursuit of both students and teachers". Her mission is to "support transition from an outdated process to one that is relevant to the teacher and student." Allison recognizes that the journey into personalized learning can initially be uncomfortable. She holds a deep respect for teachers in the work they do, and seeks to provide a living strategy to guide them and their students through this ever-changing world.

John Norlin - co-founder of Character Strong, John teaches about the power of caring schools and communities, and ignites the fire of Servant Leadership for both adult and student learners. At a young age John began to learn first-hand that even a single person being intentional with their actions can create a tidal wave of positive change. In the past twenty years, John has worked with organizations, companies, teams, schools, and individuals on the topics of building influence, strengthening relationships, improving the climate and culture of organizations, and individual and group character development.


Kristin Ziemke - Kristin lives and breathes the work everyday in her third grade classroom in Chicago. She empowers teachers to combine best practice in teaching with technology to amplify student learning. Kristin is co-author of Amplify and Connecting Comprehension and Technology.

Cris Tovani - Cris teaches high school full-time while working tirelessly to ensure that secondary teachers have the tools to engage their students in reading, writing and talking. Cris is the author of I Read It, but I Don’t Get It and Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?

David Jakes - David uses design thinking to inspire educators as they re-imagine learning environments that are creative, comfortable, respectful and safe places for kids and teachers to stretch and take risks.

Page Keeley - Science Guru Page Keeley is an expert in the areas of leadership, standards-based curriculum and instruction, formative assessment, and instructional coaching. She is adept at helping teachers understand how to use probes and formative assessment to increase the quality of learning in science classrooms.

Steve Gill - creator of "The ELL Critical Data Process", Steve is an expert at distinguishing between disability and language acquisition. He works with both EL and SpEd educators on the evaluation process to ensure that students are receiving what they need without being mis-identified.

Abbey Futrell - Abbey is a Digital Innovation Coach who is committed to redefining professional development to make it relevant and relatable to todays educators. Her experience as a teacher, district tech facilitor, and instructional coach allow her to take a realistic and sometimes humorous look at the benefits and pitfalls of digital teaching and learning.

Lanny Ball - Lanny is an expert on the Lucy Calkin's Writing curriculum. His mission is to support teachers as they seek to reach all students in the literacy workshop.

Amy Lucenta & Grace Kelemanik - co-authors of Routines for Reasoning: Fostering the Mathematical Practices in All Students, Amy and Grace help teachers implement the Standards for Mathematical Practice with a focus on all kids, including special populations.

OneByOne Conference Focuses on Adult Learning

In the second year of OnebyOne, over 1,000 educators participated in more than 200 learning sessions guided by experts in the field. In the past two years, OnebyOne has hosted experts such as Bill McCallum, Kristin Ziemke, Sam Bennett, John Antonetti, Kylene Beers, Bob Probst, David Jakes, Eric White, Andrew Stadel, Jennifer LaGarde, and many more.

Here's what people are saying about OnebyOne 2017!

"Wow, what a tremendous day. Starting off with our new superintendent and Administrators doing the song and dance routine was fantastic. It energized everyone I spoke to! I hope that it will be shared with all staff when school starts. Following that with the best education related keynote speaker I personally have heard was like getting double fudge on my ice cream!!! WOW, WOW, WOW! Great way to start the new year!!!"

“The best part of the message: A demonstrated belief in risk taking and a willingness to try new ideas.”

“I LOVE that students were included in the presentation...the ever-present reminder of why we are all here. Let's involve them even more!”

“Our presenter was knowledgeable, informed and accessible to our group.”

“Such a fun and engaging way to learn. Can't wait to play around with these ideas with my own students.”

"So much great information, I feel like I have many resources available to me to utilize this school year. "

“So interactive! Very interesting and thought provoking!”

"Rigor. Excellent, excellent. Will impact my teaching. Would love to have follow-up...all year long as I strive to implement what I learned."

"OMG! Loved it :)"

“I am impressed by the level of organization and the quality of the presenters.”

"Every teacher needs this information. So good!!!"

"Outstanding creativity!"

"I'm very excited to try some of these strategies."

"Thank you for the introduction to project based learning, it was very informative and got me thinking about how to apply this information in the upcoming year! "

“Informative, positive, fun, engaging. Wow!”

"I loved this opportunity to watch students in action. I'm excited to use Scratch in my classroom and feel more confident."

"Plenty of time and space to connect."

"Seriously the BEST back to school training I have ever been to in all of the three districts I have ever taught in!!! Dr. Steach and crew's message was both powerful and entertaining at the same time. Great way to start the year!!!"

“Great music! Nice to relax with colleagues while enjoying the music and lunch!”

“Spectacular! I am pumped for the opportunity to be part of the magic happening in EPS!”