Speakers from a variety of backgrounds who are leading the charge in education technology will come together to share expert insights and help attendees advance their professional goals.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – July 20, 2021 – The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®), an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues, announced today ten featured speakers for the 2022 in-person event being held January 25 – 28 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
These experts bring a breadth of experience and will give attendees real-world ideas and solutions to incorporate technology into the teaching and learning process, as well as school operations. They will present sessions covering a variety of topics focused in five distinct tracks:
Future of Ed Tech Administrator Track:
- Dr. Matthew Joseph, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Leicester Public School
- Ann McMullan, Former Executive Director of Educational Technology, Klein Independent School District
Future of Ed Tech Coach Track:
- John Meehan, Instructional Coach, Bishop O’Connell High School, VA and author of EDrenaline Rush: Game-Changing Student Engagement Inspired by Theme Parks, Mud Runs, and Escape Rooms
- Brianna Hodges, Director of Digital Learning, Stephenville Independent School District
Future of Ed Tech Educator Track:
- Eric Curts, Technology Integrationist, Stark Portage Area Computer Consortium
- Dr. Adam Phyall, Director of Technology and Media Services, Newton County Schools
Future of Ed Tech Information Technology Track:
- Lorrie Owens, Chief Technology Officer, San Mateo County Office of Education
- Mark Racine, Chief Information Officer, Boston Public Schools
Future of Ed Tech Library Media Specialist Track:
- Shannon Miller, Teacher Librarian, Future Ready Librarians and Project Connect Spokesperson, The Library Voice
- Dr. Rosalyn Washington, Digital Learning Specialist, Literacy, Atlanta Public Schools
“As we look to the next school year and beyond, district administrative leaders, educators, IT staff, students, and families will apply what they have learned throughout the pandemic and work together to plan and shape the future of education. FETC has curated the most informed technology and education experts to discuss everything from emerging tech trends, such as AI, big data and block chain, to cyber security and the future of technology,” said Jennifer Womble, Program Chair for the Future of Education Technology Conference. “In thought-provoking presentations that encourage audiences to embrace new technology, these high-energy featured speakers will prepare educators for a new learning journey for their classes by integrating video, game-based learning and powerful collaboration tools to empower students to stay connected, engaged and motivated. FETC presentations will embed social emotional learning and effective pedagogical strategies for encouraging partnerships, relationships and a positive culture in digital environments so that students feel safe and purposeful. Hear compelling insights that will empower education transformation and wellbeing by catalyzing new visions, opportunities, and tech-enabled tools for all students to improve learning.”
FETC will also feature Best-Selling Author and one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success, Shawn Achor, as the opening keynoter of the in-person event. Achor 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 students and educators.
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.
About LRP Media Group
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.