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Thursday, March 2 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Future Ready, What's Next...Journey to STEM/MakerSpaces

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This session will focus on the Future Ready aspect of Innovative Teaching & Learning and the journey to implementing district-wide elementary STEM and MakerSpace programs that lead to innovative opportunities and improved student achievement. The purpose of this snapshot session is to offer a chance for the audience to get their questions answered by a district that is on the bleeding edge of innovative teaching and learning.

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Dain Elman

STEM Director, Gurnee District 56
Dain Elman taught middle school technology class for 14 years and is now the STEM Director at Gurnee District 56. He spends his time helping staff and students play with robots, build structures, print in 3D, launch rockets, Photoshop images, wire circuits, and more. He also coaches... Read More →
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Phil Hintz

Director of Technology, Gurnee School District 56
Phil Hintz is the Director of Technology for Gurnee School District 56 in Gurnee, Illinois where he has been for the past 12 years. Currently, Phil's district is in their 6th year of a district- wide, 1:1 iPad initiative for all 2400 students and teachers in grades Pre-K through 8... Read More →
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Dr. John Hutton

Dr. John Hutton has served as the superintendent at Gurnee School District 56 in Illinois for eight years. He was one of 100 superintendents to be invited to a White House Summit in November of 2014 as part of the national campaign to make all schools Future Ready and will be hosting... Read More →
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Colleen Pacatte

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Assessment, Gurnee School District 56
Colleen Pacatte is the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Assessment at Gurnee School District 56. During this time she developed a layered approach to professional development to support the highly successful 1:1 initiative in this K-8 school district.

Thursday March 2, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Salon III

Attendees (70)