A Collaborative Conference for K-12 IT Staff
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Rise to the Challenges & Opportunities
Facing Today’s K-12 Technology Staff
Are you a school technology coordinator or director looking to stay ahead of the curve and connect with colleagues? Look no further than the LTC SummIT!
This summertime conference will directly address the challenges and opportunities facing today’s K-12 school technology personnel. With sessions covering a wide range of topics, from cybersecurity to incident response planning, physical security to network infrastructure and more, you’ll gain valuable insights and practical strategies for tackling the toughest IT issues facing your school district.
But that’s not all! SummIT will also provide unparalleled opportunities for peers to collaborate and network. Connect with colleagues from across the state, share ideas and best practices, and learn from their experiences in the field, both between sessions and during a special evening social.
Don’t miss out on this must-attend event for school technology leaders! Register now for SummIT and join your peers at an unforgettable experience packed with timely, relevant professional learning.
June 13 & 14, 2023
Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana
217 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
Contact Eric Muckensturm (email@example.com or Duane Shaffer (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
Conference attendees can book a room at the Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana at a reduced rate using the link below.
Welcome and Opening Remarks (8:30-8:45)
Tim McIlvain – Executive Director, LTC
Opening Keynote (8:50-9:50)
Dr. Kristen Mattson, Edvolve
Media Literacy: Helping Students Make Sense of their Digital World
“I’ll Google it,” K-2 Style!
Know Your (Copy)Rights : What Educators Can and Can’t Use
Internet 101: Stuff You Pretend to Know but Are Afraid to Ask
Critical Consumers Become Creative Curators in the ELA Classroom
Not as Boring as it Sounds: Copyright Made Easy
Social Media and Social Emotional Wellness
Verify B4U Amplify – How2INFORM: Combating Misinformation Online
Vesna Markovic and Kimberly Skubic
Using Online Tools to Foster Communication with Families
Elevate Student Agency Through Video
Sketchnoting for Visual Literacy – You Don’t Need to be an Artist!
Just Click Record! Podcasts for Students or Professional Learning
Applied Digital Skills: Using Project-Based Lessons to Promote Digital and Life Skills
Effective Methods for Finding and Curating OER Materials
Media Literacy with Cross-Curricular Resources
Digital Storytelling in the Primary Classroom
Create Sticky Online Learning for Your Students
Responsible Decision Making: Become Cyber-Secure and Safe Online Today!
Holly Kelly and Eric Mukensturm
We the Consumers: Media Literacy’s Role in Effective Digital Consumerism
Sarah Michelle Clark
Student Voice and Student Choice: Building Solid Student Presentation Skills
Agenda at a Glance
Day 1 – June 13
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Welcome
10:40 AM – 11:30 AM | Breakout Session Block 1
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM | Breakout Session Block 2
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM | Lunch (provided)
1:10 PM – 2:00 PM | Roundtable
2:10 PM – 3:00 PM | Breakout Session Block 3
3:10 PM – 4:00 PM | Breakout Session Block 4
5:00 PM | Social
Day 2 – June 14
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM | Welcome & Breakfast
8:40 AM – 9:30 AM | Breakout Session Block 1
9:40 AM – 10:30 AM | Breakout Session Block 2
10:40 AM – 11:40 AM | Roundtable
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM | Wrap Up