Conference Resources

Sunday, November 3, 2013          

2-5 pm     Board Orientation: Slides  Board Training Eval Form


Monday, November 4, 2013          

8:00-9:00     Charter School Leadership Council Roundtable and Annual Meeting of the Members


9:15 – 10:30     Keynote by Travis Allen, iSchools Initiative Becoming a Mobile Learner


10:45 – 11:50 Breakout Session I  

I.A Reading on the iPad - iSchool Initiative

I.B Social Media in the Classroom - iSchool Initiative

I.C Show What You Know – Wheeler

I.D Finances: Roles and Responsibilities of Boards and School Leaders - Grow

I.E Project Based Learning from the Ground Up in a Title 1 Classroom - Dixon


12:05 – 12:55     Keynote by Dr. Larry Biddle: Climate and Culture: 10 Gauges to Monitor on your Dashboard and Origin of Jostens Renaissance


1:30 – 2:35 Breakout Session II   

II.A Rediscovering the Art of Presentation with Prezi - iSchool Initiative – Narshi

II.B Science & Math with SWAG - iSchool Initiative – Mansfield

II.C Pathway to College Admissions – Hudnell

II.D Fundraising 101 - Hillen and Vaughan – Alliance Fundraising Guidebook

II.E TI-84 vs TI-Nspire: Why Should I Switch? – Gadsden


2:45 – 3:50 Breakout Session III    

III.A  Digital Storytelling  - iSchool Initiative – Mansfield

III.B  Google Apps - iSchool Initiative – Cavallo

III.C  Using Student Achievement Data to Support Instructional Decision Making and Self Assessment – Rudo

III.D  School-Site Risk, Safety and Security Assessments - Allen

III.E  College Readiness Linking Study – Madagan


4:05-5pm     Challenges of a Digital Classroom – Panel Discussion


Tuesday, November 5, 2013         

7:30 - 8:20

SEDL-REL Meeting

Charter CEO Cohort 1


8:30 – 9:40 Breakout Session IV    

            IV.A Technology Planning: From Vision to Data - Educational Collaborators

IV.B  Technology and Communication in 2013 and Beyond - Morgan

IV.C  Cross-Curricular Adolescent Literacy: Mission Impossible? – Hamilton

IV.D  Facility Financing - Building your Roadmap – Ellis

IV.E  Teaching and Supporting Math Students Online, and Online Resources – Eckstorm

Charter CEO Cohort 1


10-10:50 am Breakout Session V  

V.A  Google in Education and Learning on the Web – Google Staff

V.B  Meeting the Common Core for Informational Text in K-2 – Stewart

V.C  Coming Up Fast:  Competing in the Global Three-Legged Race –Johnson

V.D  The Future of Authorizing in South Carolina - Carmichael, Cooper-Reed, and NACSA

V.E  Middle/High School Career Guidance in the Virtual World: Promising Practices - Reid

V.F  Charter School Facility Finance Sessions


11-11:50  Breakout Session VI       

VI.A  Transforming Learning through Mobility – Teal and Choate

VI.B  A Blended Model for Reading Intervention – Cleary

VI.C  The Art of Negotiations - Board Responsibilities

VI.D  Components of Culture - Uniforms, Furniture, Outdoor Spaces

VI.E  Using Open Educational Resources to Advance Classroom Learning – Crawford

VI.F  Charter School Facility Finance Sessions


12:05  – 1:20     Keynote Speaker Laura Stewart - Ready for Grade Three: Ensuring that All Children Learn to Read     


1:30 – 3pm Workshop and Planning Session VII      

VII.A Developing Technology Plans - Getty and Sinclair

VII.B  Facilities Development Workshop - Mission Aligned Design, Timeline, and Resources

VII.C  Special Education - 10 Things Charter Schools Know and Solutions – Compton

VII.D  Charter School Fundraising Workshop - Reality Check with Hillen and Vaughan

VII.E  Implementing the Common Core - Developing Teacher Driven Solutions with the Alliance - Fancher and Coleman