Thursday, June 14, 2018

J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center

437 Old Peachtree Road NW Suwanee, GA 30024

Keynote Speaker: Hamish Brewer

When the name Hamish Brewer is mentioned, a number of words come mind; relentless, innovative, maverick and loyal. Hamish Brewer is a visionary unfazed by conventional leadership and educational practices and theories, which leads him to push boundaries and challenge archaic process and practices.

As a leader and speaker, Brewer is considered an inspiration, innovator and motivational by those who have met, watched or listened to him.

Hamish Brewer is an award winning Title 1 Principal. Mr. Brewer is a Nationally Distinguished Principal and has seen his school award the Nationally Distinguished Title One School designation.

He has over 20 years’ experience serving as a classroom teacher, administrator, international education Director and an educational consultant in the United States and abroad. Mr. Brewer is a highly regarded and sought after keynote and conference speaker on key educational topics from school improvements to engaging practices, motivation and best performance practices.

Brewer is high octane in his approach to children, teachers and his community. Hamish Brewer has been nominated for numerous leadership awards for his visionary approach and results in education. Mr. Brewer is currently a principal in Prince William County, one of the largest divisions in the country, helping in best practices and advances in the implementation and use of technology.

Featured Speaker

Jessica Herring


Jessica Herring is a high school English teacher at Benton High School in Benton, Arkansas, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and a Google Certified Educator. She has earned a Masters in Teacher Leadership and Instructional Facilitation and was named Teacher of the Year for Benton Middle School in 2014. Jessica has been fortunate to work with both elementary and secondary teachers and students as a teacher and trainer and also works with pre-service teachers as a part-time faculty member at the University of Central Arkansas. In 2016, she was an ISTE Technology in Action Award recipient for her work with coding in the literature classroom. As an ISTE, NCTE, AMLE, ILA, and SXSWedu presenter, Jessica's primary focus is on creating meaningful relationships between technology integration and engaging pedagogy.

Schedule at a Glance

7:30-8:30 - Registration

    • ISC Building 100, Board Room Lobby

8:30-9:45 - General Session and Keynote Speaker

Keynote Info

*Many sessions are BYOD; attendees should bring a device.*

10:00-11:00 - Choice Session One

11:15-12:15 - Choice Session Two

12:15-1:30 - Lunch and Exhibits

    • Box Lunches provided by our conference sponsors

1:30-2:30 - Choice Session Three

2:45-3:45 - Choice Session Four