JANUARY 2019
ADVANCING EQUITY IN ALL ENVIRONMENTS 
 AN FETC SHOW…FETC HAPPENS JAN 27 -30 IN ORLANDO  with conference presenter Tara Brown of Learner’s Edge Consulting  and Kelsey Olsen, Director of Partnerships at Shmoop.
AUTISM ETC
SEL, BULLYING AND CAREER TRANSITION FOR SPECIAL NEEDS TEENS 
 An old friend returns….Marc Zimmerman of The Social Express, and now Teen Career Path and Cool School…great products for special children grown out of a life experience.
 
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TUESDAY
 
9AM
RURAL EDUCATION
A CALL TO ACTION IN KENTUCKY 
One of the most concerning issues nationally is bringing equity of education to all students in rural America. The call to action of the title is a report  to be presented to Kentucky legislators at the start of their session and is a blueprint for rural education in every state.
9A
IMPROVING PERSON TO PERSON INTERACTION FOR STUDENTS WITH AUTISM
Dr. Greg Firn,the COO of Robokind ( and if you don’t know about them, you should), returns with renowned expert and author Dr. Lisa Raiford,  currently South Carolina DOE’s expert on Autism.
 
 

an FETC show
USING CLASSROOM TOOLS TO DRIVE EQUITABLE ACCESS & OUTCOMES 
 with Ken Tam, Executive Director of Personalized Learning and Assessment at Curriculum Associates and Educational Psychologist Lori Jackson and SEL and Ed Tech expert, co founder of The Connections  Model. Both will be at FETC Jan 27-30 in Orlando
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
ARE YOU A BOSS, A LEADER OR A BUILDER AT YOUR SCHOOL 
About School Leadership with Robyn Jackson, Educational Consultant , author and CEO of Mindsteps.
EQUITY AND ACCESSIBILITY
WE WELCOME A NEW GUEST ASSOCIATION,
with a very special guest, Executive Director  of The Assistive Technology Industry Association,  David Dikter. Their conference is the same week and in the same city as FETC ..Orlando Jan 30-Feb 2
A MAJOR CHANGE IN THE EDUCATION OF EDUCATORS
THE EDUCATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE  UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AT
 THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
We know how people learn. Education is a science as in STEM. We’ll be talking with Dr. Firat Soylu, the founder and developer of the program
CCSSO’s DIVERSE AND LEARNER READY TEACHERS INITIATIVE
with The Council of Chief State School Officer’s Saroja Warner
TRANSFORMING TRADITIONAL CLASSROOMS 
A CONVERSATION WITH THE FOLKS AT NORVANIVEL  WHO CREAT AMAZING  AND UNIQUE CLASSROOM FURNITURE THAT ENHANCES LEARNING, EXCITES STUDENTS AND CREATES AN EQUITABLE AND  ACCESSIBILITY ATMOSHPHERE.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2019 
AN NCEA SHOW WITH  NCEA’S GABY GALLAGHER AND  MATT RUSSEL…PLUS INFO ON THEIR DAY OF GIVING  TO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
AN FETC PANEL ON THE FUTURE OF ED TECH
CALL IT A PREVIEW OF WHAT YOU CAN LEARN AT FETC HAPPENING THE LAST WEEK OF JANUARY IN ORLANDO WITH FETC PRESENTERS KEVIN CUSTER ON SPECIAL ED, ED TECH MANAGEMENT WITH LEARNPLATFORM’S KARL RECTANUS AND CT’S ED TECH GURU  DOUG CASEY
CREATING A CULTURE OF QUESTIONING
 IN THE CLASSROOM
EDUCATOR VOICE FROM SMARTBRIEF  
MEET KASEY SHORT, FROM CHARLOTTE , EDITORS CHOICE WINNER, ENGLISH DEPT CHAIR,  SOCIAL STUDIES/LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER. SHE’S  ONE OF THOSE GREAT TEACHERS WHO GETS BETTER EVERY DAY AND ENCOURAGES OTHERS TO DO THE SAME
A DIFFERENT LOOK AT SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING 
LOOKING AT THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEL, HOW IT WORKS , WHAT IT DOES AND A LOOK AT FINE TUNING YOUR PROGRAM SO IT REALLY WORKS WITH DR. HOWIE KNOFF OF PROJECT ACHIEVE
MAP YOUR CURRICULUM 
A CONVERSATION WITH THE  DIRECTOR OF ED TECH AT NYU’s SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, DR. CHRIS  ZAKRZEWSKI ON THEIR USE OF ‘COURSETUNE’
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POVERTY AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE
RESULTS OF A NEW STUDY WITH TWO GENTLEMEN FROM NWEA  CHRIS MINNICH AND ANDY HEGUDUS.
IS SCHOOL DISCIPLINE ALREADY A PRISON FOR MANY STUDENTS?
MY GUEST DR. MARYANN WOODS- MURPHY , A NEW JERSEY GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATOR BELIEVES IT IS. SHE IS AN OUTSTANDING AND WELL RECONIZED AWARD WINNING EDUCATOR AND HAS RECENTLY BEEN AWARDED A SMARTBRIEF ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARD FOR A RECENT POST WHICH WE WILL DISCUSS.
ISSUES IN TRANSITION TO HIGHER ED  FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
OUR FRIENDS  FROM LANDMARK COLLEGE RETURN WITH THEIR INCREDIBLE INSIGHTS ABOUT STUDENTS WHO LEARN DIFFERENTLY
CLOSING THE EQUITY GAP IN A DIVERSITY RICH OKLAHOMA  DISTRICT
THANK YOU WATERFORD INSTITUTE. WE’LL BE HAVING A CHAT WITH EDUCATOR RENEE DOVE FROM OKMULGEE SCHOOLS
THE CoSN ANNUAL INFRASTRUCTURE SURVEY
LEARN WHERE YOUR DISTRICT STANDS IN COMPARISON TO OTHERS AS WE REVIEW THE RESULTS WITH PAULA MAYLAHN AND  IL. ED TECH DIRECTOR KEITH BOCKWOLDT