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Join Us! Friday, March 22nd, 2019 as we celebrate the winners of this year’s TELL Awards, honoring teachers, leaders, and partners who have transformed learning through leadership and learning. The event to be held at Edith Macy Conference Center in Briarcliff Manor, NY from 8:00am – 2:00pm. View Full Program and Agenda Here.
Congratulations to TELL AWARD 2019 winners:
Outstanding Innovative Teacher
Outstanding Innovative Leader
Outstanding Innovative Partner
3/22/19 : TLI Celebration of Teaching & Learning | Tell Awards View Full Program and Agenda Here.
5/23/19 : TLI Tech Expo | Learning First, Technology Second
11/2/18: TLI Tech Summit | School Security
11/17/18: NYSCATE Annual Conference
1/25/19: TLI Winter: NY State of Drones
3/1/19: TLI activ=con 2019
Edith Macy C. C. | Briarcliff Manor, NY
This year the annual TLI Fall Tech Summit is focused on school security. This topic combines experts, vendors, and peer networking opportunities centered around the topics of; Cyber Security, Data Security, Facility Security and General information about the overall security of a school district with emphasis on technology systems. View Program Details
7:30-8:30: Breakfast and Vendor Floor
8:30 - 8:40: Opening Remarks - Dennis & Sarah
8:40 - 9:40: Keynote: Deb Snyder, Chief Information Security Officer, New York State
9:45 - 10:30: Breakout Session Block 1
10:30 – 10:45: Break and Vendor Floor
10:50 – 11:35: Breakout Session Block 2
11:35 – 12:30: Lunch and Vendor Floor
12:30 – 1:15: Breakout Session Block 3
1:15 – 1:30: Break & Vendor Floor
1:30 – 2:00: Endnote Speaker: Temitope Akinyemi, Chief Privacy Officer, NYS Department of Education
2:00 – 2:45: Industry Expert Panel
3:00 – 3:15: Q&A and Closing Comments
3:15 – 3:30: Raffle
Our keynote speakers for this event are: Deb Snyder Chief Information Security Officer, New York State and Temitope Akinyemi Chief Privacy Officer, NYS Education Department
In addition to these knowledgeable keynotes, participants will have opportunities throughout this daylong event to hear an expert panel, engage in a variety of topical sessions, visit the vendor floor, and network with peers. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Deborah A. Snyder serves as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for New York State, in the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS). In her role, she oversees the Enterprise Information Security Office, and directs a comprehensive program of governance, risk management and compliance functions, vulnerability management, threat intelligence, cyber incident response, and training and exercise services. She provides strategic leadership and vision, and assuring business-aligned, risk-based investments that maximize business opportunity and minimize information and cyber security risk.
Ms. Snyder has extensive experience in government program administration, information technology and cyber security policy. She actively supports the State’s efforts to engage citizens and enhance the delivery of government services. She is an acknowledged industry thought-leader, and has been recognized for excellence and outstanding contributions in public programs and the field of cyber security.
She serves on the NYS Forum Board of Directors, NY CISO Executive Summit Governing Board, is a State Academy for Public Administration Fellow, and member of the Project Management Institute, InfraGard, Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). She teaches graduate-level courses, has published numerous articles, and co-authored “SECURE – Insights From The People Who Keep Information Safe,” which offers industry leadership insights and perspective. She is a highly regarded speaker on topics critical to executive-level business and IT professionals.
Temitope Akinyemi is the Chief Privacy Officer at the New York State Education Department. In this role, she oversees the Information Privacy and Information Security programs and is responsible for the development and implementation of the department’s data privacy policies and practices. Ms. Akinyemi is leading the effort to fully implement New York’s Student Data Privacy Law, Education Law §2-d to protect the privacy of students and teachers across the State. She has worked diligently with stakeholders to develop regulations which will promote the least intrusive data collection policies practicable while advancing
academic achievement, empowering parents with information and facilitating efficient and effective school operations. Ms. Akinyemi is an experienced attorney with a background that includes negotiating multi-million-dollar information technology transactions and investigating public inquiries and complaints as an attorney and the Privacy Compliance Officer at the NYS Office of Information Technology Services. Prior to her State service, Ms. Akinyemi served as an attorney at Anderson Byrne.
NYSCATE 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Riverside Convention Center | Rochester, NY
The NYSCATE Annual Conference brings over a thousand educators together with the knowledge and resources they need to transform the future of teaching and
learning. BOCES, RICs and district-level administrators, curriculum and technology leaders, teachers, librarians, and champions of ed tech will convene to share and discover innovative ways to engage students, enhance curriculum, and increase productivity.
Registration fees are covered for participants. Please refer to the 2018-2019 calendar for access code.
To register, visit: http://www.nyscate.org/annual-conference/registration-information
New York State of Drones
Edith Macy C. C. | Briarcliff Manor, NY
This daylong event will focus on the topic of the future of Drones. Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) are a dynamic, emerging technology that will quite literally transform industries and have an economic impact of $100 billion by 2020. In this daylong session we will explore the role of Drones across thousands of vertical industries, what is the current state of initiatives in New York State and how can be prepare our students with the skills needed in this rapidly developing market.
The keynote speakers
Brian Pitre, Founder and CEO of Skyop. SkyOp is providing blended learning courses, certification, test prep and flight training for drones and small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for students and adults. Joining Brian this day are staff from Genius NY and NUAIR (Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance).
The NUAIR Alliance is a New York based not-for-profit coalition of more than 200 private and public entities and academic institutions working together to operate and
oversee Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) testing in New York, Massachusetts and Michigan. NUAIR is at the forefront of public policy development, commercialization,
and integration of UAS technology.
GENIUS NY is an in-residence business accelerator program at The Tech Garden in Central New York that goes beyond substantial direct investment. In addition to the grand prize of $1 million and four prizes of $500,000, the program also offers incubator space, company stipends, advisors, resources, programming, and connections, making it among the largest competitions of its kind across the globe. The program is made possible by $5 million in funding support provided by Empire State Development, New York State’s chief economic development agency.
Brian is co-founder of SkyOp, a drone education training company located in Canandaigua, NY.
In addition to being a serial entrepreneur, Brian is a 40-year veteran of the computer and information technology industry. He has held positions with computer companies such as Data General, Prime, and Wang; also, senior management positions as National Sales Manager for Scientific Calculations, and Vice President Sales and Marketing for Microlytics/Selectronics a Xerox venture company.
He brings decades of experience in sales and marketing to technology companies.
TLI activ=con 2019
LHRIC | 450 Mamaroneck Ave. | Harrison, NY
activ=con is a full day conference for explorers, leaders, and innovators in K-12 active learning spaces. activ=con attendees will not “sit n’ get” their learning as in traditional conference experiences; instead, attendees will join their fellow explorers in a series of learning excursions actively investigate interesting strategies, practices, and challenges. Participants can also interact with peers, vendors and experts throughout the day. The keynote speakers for activ=con are Dr. Robert Dillon, Director of Innovation and Learning at University City School District in Missouri, and Gene M. Kearns, Ed. D. Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Renaissance Learning.
DR. ROBERT DILLON
Dr. Robert Dillon serves the students and community of the University City as Director of Innovation Learning. Prior to this position, he served as a teacher and administrator in public schools throughout the Saint Louis area. Dr. Dillon has a passion to change the educational landscape by building excellent
engaging schools for all students.
Dr. Dillon has had the opportunity to speak throughout the country at local, state, and national conferences and share
his thoughts and ideas in a variety of publications. He has published four books: THE SPACE-A Guide for Educators, Redesigning Learning Spaces, Leading Connected Classrooms, and Engage, Empower, Energize-Leading Tomorrow’s Schools Today.
GENE M. KERNS, Ed. D.
Gene is a third-generation educator with teaching and administrative experience. He currently serves as Chief Academic Officer of Renaissance Learning.
With nearly 20 years of experience speaking at national and international conferences, his former clients include multiple administrators’ associations, the Ministry of Education of Singapore, and London’s Westminster Education Forum.
His first book, inFormative Assessment: When It’s Not About a Grade is published by Corwin Press in English and Arabic, and his newest book, Unlocking Student Talent was just released by Teachers College Press.
THE TELL AWARDS
Edith Macy C. C. | Briarcliff Manor, NY
This event is a celebration of excellence in the Region. This prestigious award is bestowed upon districts and individuals nominated by their colleagues and peers as demonstrating innovation, best practices, and having implemented systemic change in teaching and learning. Join us for this celebration and find out what the strategies are behind these success stories. New this year are the student poster sessions where students will demonstrate how the work of these educators has impacted their learning experience.
The Keynote speaker for this year’s event is Jen Waldman.
Jen helps people hone in on their unique gifts, empowering them to take action with authenticity and heart. Using her background in the arts, she encourages creative thinking and imagination, so that others can cultivate new ideas and share them with the world.
Jen and Simon Sinek united several years ago when Simon became aware that Jen was using the Golden Circle to inspire artists to make a greater impact with their work. The two recognized that by combining their efforts they could help people across many different industries discover their WHY and bring it to life. Jen now travels the world offering Why-inspired keynotes and workshops on leadership, communication, and presentation skills so that individuals and organizations can have more impact with their ideas.
In addition to her work with Start With Why, Jen is the Founder and Executive Director of Jen Waldman Studio, New York City’s premiere training studio for Broadway actors. She has worked with over a thousand artists to develop and nurture their creative voice and technique.
Jen is particularly inspired by and dedicated to mentoring young people. She recently served a 5 year term as the Theatre Chair for the National Young Arts Foundation and is a professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.
TECH EXPO: Learning First, Technology Second
Edith Macy C. C. | Briarcliff Manor, NY
This is the LHRIC’s capstone teaching and learning event for the year! This event is designed for district stakeholders from across the region as a showcase for what works, what we should look forward to, and even what to avoid as we move to a more personalized learning environment across all teaching and learning. The LHRIC is frequently asked to help districts learn about what others are doing well, and what should we be paying attention to. This is that event! We're including a theme this year: "Get your Game On" to be interpreted how ever you choose.
The keynote speaker for TLI Tech Expo is Liz Kolb
Liz is a clinical associate professor at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0 (published by ISTE in 2013), Learning First, Technology Second (published by ISTE in 2017).
Liz has published numerous articles and book chapters on new technologies and education in prominent publications such as Education Leadership, School Administrator Magazine, Scholastic, Edutopia, ISTE’s Edtekhub, and Learning and Leading with Technology.
Liz has done consulting work and has been a featured and keynote speaker at conferences all over the United States and Canada. Liz is currently co-chairing an auxiliary committee for the U.S. Office of Education Technology on sustainable professional development in teacher education. She is a MACUL board member and a member of the COSN advisory board for mobile learning and emerging technologies.
She is passionate about engaging students in education and leveraging learning opportunity through digital technologies. Liz is also the creator and coordinator of
the Triple E Framework, which is an open-source framework for K-12 teachers and administrators to use to assess the effectiveness of technology in lesson plans. She is
also the creator of the 4T Virtual Conference, which is a free global conference for practitioners that occurs every May. Liz is a former social studies and computer
technology teacher. In addition she spent 4 years as a technology coordinator and integration specialist in Ohio.
LHRIC's TLI program offers our districts the opportunity to come together to learn about, share ideas on, and discuss excellence in teaching and learning through technology.
Our efforts this year were also formed by our ability to expand upon our connections with vendors to allow you to be able to experience new technologies and how they have impacted teaching and learning. Several events will bring in many new as well as established vendors to help you plan out and realize your vision of your school district.
Participation in these various sessions will give you the best opportunity to maximize your membership. We continually invite keynote speakers from around the country that are thought-provoking and inspiring. The advantage is that you and other participants from your district will be able to attend sessions that otherwise would be outside of your reach due to the expenses of attending a national conference in a location that is too far to be feasible to attend.