We have an exciting and informative conference planned for 2014. Keynote speakers, Kathy Schrock and Michael Gorman, including Featured AT Presenter Dan Herlihy, will motivate you to refresh your teaching techniques and enrich your students’ learning using the latest technology.
The 2014 TICL Conference offers many fun and informative opportunities to connect with peers and experts who share your commitment – and your challenges. Teachers, technology directors and administrators will all benefit from this conference.
The fee is $100.Register Today!
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Dan is an AT/Technology Integration Specialist and is affiliated with Connective Technology Solutions.Dan brings a wealth of diverse perspectives to his presentations with his work with: Wilderness Programs for At Risk students, in Special Education classrooms, Network Administrator, Assistive Technology Resource Specialist and currently as a private consultant providing training and professional development. He presents nationally on topics such as Threading Accessibility Across Technology Platforms, Accessing the Cloud for Accessibility, Visual Supports for Curriculum Materials and more.
Kathy Schrock has been a school district Director of Technology, an instructional technology specialist, a middle school, academic, museum, and public library librarian, and is currently an online adjunct graduate-level professor at two universities and an independent educational technologist.
She has been involved with technology to support teaching and learning since the early 1990's, and is an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Teacher, a Sony Education Ambassador, and a Discovery Education STAR and a DEN Guru. In 1995, Kathy created the award-winning site, Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators, to help teachers easily wade through the many resources on the Web. In 1999, she partnered with Discovery Education and maintained the site until late 2012 when the site was retired.
In addition to teaching online, Kathy writes, speaks, blogs, tweets, and conducts professional development workshops, presentations, and keynotes nationally and internationally. She is known for her practical presentations dealing with pedagogically-sound practices for the embedding of technology seamlessly into teaching and learning. Kathy's passions are online tools to support classroom instruction, the role of emerging technologies in the classroom, infographics, tablets in the classroom, copyright and intellectual property, and gadgets of any type!
Michael Gorman, is a graduate of Western Michigan University, Indiana University, and Johns Hopkins University’s. He has partnered with ISTE and various educational, governmental, and business organizations and foundations. He oversees a one to one laptop programs and digital professional development for Southwest Allen County Schools near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is also a consultant for Discovery Education, ISTE, My Big Campus, PBS Learning Media, and November Learning. He is also on the National Faculty for BIE (BUCK Institute) and an Adviser for Tech & Learning Magazine.
Mike’s awards have included district Teacher of the Year and Indiana state Teacher of the Year semi- finalist. He has also been awarded Indiana STEM Educator of the Year, Advocate for Johns Hopkins University. and was recently awarded the honor of being one of Microsoft’s 365 Global Education Heroes. Mike has presented at NECC and ISTE in Washington DC, Denver, CO, Philadelphia, PA, and San Diego, CA. Other presentations include Alan November’s “Building Learning Communities ” in Boston, the National Middle School Conference in Indianapolis, CELL’s Education Transformation Conference also in Indianapolis, the Illinois Computer Conferences in Chicago and St Charles, Illinois, the National STEM Institute in Washington DC, and NCA, CUE, MEC, ICE, FETC, and IMLEA in Indianapolis. He has participated in Project VISM at James Madison University and Project Lead The Way at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
His pursuit of 21st century learning has included leading an Indiana ISTE state delegation on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, presenting at the Indiana State Rotunda Day for technology, and participation in efforts to initiate a PBL organization for middle schools in Indiana. He has also moderated and presented webinars through The BUCK Institute, ISTE, ICE, Indiana DOE, PBS Learning Media, and Discovery Education. Mike also provides professional development across the country for PBL, STEM, and technology integration through the BUCK Institute, November Learning, and Discovery Education. He was recently included in the book “Who Owns The Learning” authored by Alan November and authored a cover story on Digital Citizenship for Tech and Learning Magazine.
Mike maintains his award winning 21centuryedtech Blog and also posts articles at Tech and Learning Magazine and November Learning. He is a current vice-president for SIGOL (ISTE) and the communication chair for ICE in Indiana Most of all, Mike continues to advocate for teachers and students while concentrating efforts at transforming education and bringing 21st Century Skills to every classroom.
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