Future of Education Technology Conference Announces Best-Selling Author Shawn Achor as 2022 Opening Keynote

Achor will demonstrate how to become a “positive genius” and help students and staff cultivate positive habits and mindsets and achieve higher levels of success as a result.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – June 22, 2021 – The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®), an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues, announced today one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success, Shawn Achor, as the opening keynoter of the 2022 in-person event being held January 25 – 28 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Achor, a best-selling author, will present Rethinking the Formula For Success: The Power of Positive Education. He will use the latest research, interactive experiments, and humorous stories to show how simple changes to our mindset and habits can create happiness and success for schools. His keynote will demonstrate how every attendee can become a “positive genius” — someone who can continually use facts to see the most helpful reality and then share this reality with students and other staff members. FETC attendees will learn how to harness Achor’s latest research on managing stress, plus how to navigate multiple realities at work, cancel internal and external noise, add vantage points to planning, use success accelerants to speed up goal completion, and use meaning markers to spread positive genius throughout a team and an entire organization.

“FETC has the most intriguing and timely Opening Keynote ever. Every attendee will be impacted by Shawn Achor as he uses the latest understanding of brain science and positive psychology coupled with humor and actionable behaviors to engage the audience,” said Jennifer Womble, Program Chair for the Future of Education Technology Conference. “His education and research stories are interesting and profound as he explains human behaviors and how to maximize productivity and achievement by increasing happiness and gratitude. After a very difficult pandemic, Shawn will inspire attendees to take steps immediately that will impact their professional and personal lives by infusing a few simple steps each day to increase happiness”.                                   

FETC will feature sessions and workshops in 5 distinct tracks including Future of Ed Tech AdministratorFuture of Ed Tech Educator, Future of Ed Tech Information Technology, Future of Ed Tech Coach and Future of Ed Tech Library Media Specialist. The Expo Hall will feature leading solution providers and give attendees the opportunity to see and try out the most innovative technologies, applications and services available in ed tech today.

Registration for the 2022 Future of Education Technology Conference is now open. Professionals can receive Super Savings of $150.00 off the on-site rate when they register by November 12, 2021. For more information, visit www.FETC.org.


About the Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®)

The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®) annually attracts thousands of education and technology leaders for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues. With basic to advanced sessions tailored to the needs of each role in the digital transformation, FETC is known as one of the nation’s premier K-12 education technology events. FETC provides school and district administrators, classroom teachers, IT professionals, special education directors, curriculum and media specialists, coaches and other educators with roles or interest in ed tech, the opportunity to explore the most effective integration of technology across the curriculum. FETC offers a balanced blend of administrative, instructional and technical content through targeted sessions, intensive workshops, hands-on demonstrations of the newest products, and more. Visit www.FETC.org for more details.

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LRP Media Group, founded in 1977 by Kenneth Kahn, is an innovative media giant serving millions of business and education professionals worldwide. Specializing in education administration, education law, education technology, federal employment, and human resources, LRP publishes thousands of books, pamphlets, newsletters, videos and online resources. The company also produces industry-leading print and digital magazines for key decision-makers: District Administration®, Human Resource Executive®, HRM Asia, and University Business. Additionally, LRP annually delivers top-quality training and professional development to more than 80,000 professionals through its award-winning conferences and tradeshows in China, Singapore and the United States. LRP currently employs more than 500 professionals in its Connecticut, Florida, Pennsylvania, Singapore and Washington, D.C. offices. Headquartered in Palm Beach County since 1996, the company has more than $70 million in annual revenue. For a complete list of LRP resources, eCourses and conferences, please visit www.lrp.com.