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Thursday, March 2 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Engaging, Equipping and Empowering Teachers and Students: A 5 Year Journey

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Tri-Creek School Corporation has been on a 5 year journey to transform learning in a small rural community outside of Chicago. Join us as we discuss how we've taken a dream of creating learning opportunities for students and teachers and built it into a program that incorporates project-based learning, 1 to 1 technology, shared leadership, innovative teaching and learning, and student agency. We'll discuss the headaches, roadblocks, and failures that it takes to get to where you want to be while sharing some of the successes of our students and faculty and tips for how you can foster growth in your own programs.

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Jay Blackman

Director of Educational Technology, Tri-Creek School Corporation
Jay Blackman is the Director of Educational Technology for Tri-Creek School Corporation in Lowell, IN. During his 6 year tenure Jay has been part of a Tri-Creek team that has overseen the adoption of collaborative project-based learning as a primary instructional focus along with a K-12 1 to 1 program. Tri-Creek has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program and Jay has been recognized as a NSBA 20 To Watch in Educational Technology. Prior... Read More →
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Kevin Deal

Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Tri-Creek School Corporation
Kevin Deal is an inspired educator. Prior to becoming Tri-Creek School Corporation's Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Kevin spent ten years as a high school English teacher. During those years, Kevin spent a considerable amount of time teaching AP Literature and Film Literature in addition to the majority of other department offerings. While transitioning to an administrative position, Kevin served as both a secondary literacy... Read More →

Thursday March 2, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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