2017 Program Materials
About the Future of Education Technology Conference
FETC Program Committee

Jennifer Womble
Program Chair, Future of Education Technology Conference
LRP Conferences, LLC

Bruce Umpstead
Program Chair, FETC Information
Technology track
, Managing Partner, ScaleUp Education Partners, LLC

Steve Bevilacqua
Editorial Director, Education Technology
LRP Publications

Candace Gallo
Executive Director, Education Content
LRP Publications

The Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), the largest, national, independent education technology conference, annually attracts thousands of education and technology leaders from around the world. Delivering strategies and best practices for student success and schoolwide advancement, FETC is known as one of the nation’s premier education technology events! Recognized for its outstanding program year after year, FETC provides CTOs, CIOs, Innovation Directors, Special Ed/Pupil Services Directors, Early Childhood Directors, Media Specialists, Technologists, Administrators and other Educators, the opportunity to explore the most effective integration of technology across the curriculum — from preK-12 — through premium sessions, intensive workshops, various concurrent sessions, live demonstrations of several hundred hardware and software products, plus much more.

About LRP Conferences, LLC

LRP Conferences, LLC, an affiliate of LRP Publications, produces professional conferences and trade shows annually including: Campus Technology Conference, Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, Recruiting Trends Conference, and Talent Acquisition Tech Conference.

About LRP Publications
LRP Publications, founded in 1977 by Kenneth Kahn, is a broad-based media company serving business and education professionals. Specializing in the fields of education administration, education law, education technology, federal employment, human resources, workers' compensation and disability, the company publishes hundreds of books, pamphlets, newsletters, videos and online resources. Additionally, LRP publishes two industry-leading magazines: Human Resources Executive® and Risk & Insurance®, plus delivers top-quality training and professional development with eLearning, conferences and tradeshows including: HR Technology Conference & Exposition®, National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities®, National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference® Expo, among others. For a complete list of LRP products, eCourses and conferences, please visit www.lrp.com.
FETC Advisory Board

Susan Brooks-Young, Author; Training Consultant, SJ Brooks-Young Consulting
Nadia Carey, Senior Events Marketing Manager, Microsoft  
Chris Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University
Julie Evans, CEO, Project Tomorrow
Henry Fleches, Co-Founder, President & CEO, United Data Technologies, Inc.
Gregg Forsberg, Vice President, Best Buy
Teresa Fuller, District Relations Manager, BrainPOP
Tracy Hansen, Chief Marketing Officer, Renaissance Learning
Ted Hasselbring, Research Professor, Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University
Scott Horan, Computer Science Instructor, Computer Science Academy, Fern Creek High School (Ky.)
Rushton Hurley, Executive Director, Next Vista for Learning
Keith Krueger, CEO, The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
Christopher Lohse, Senior VP and Managing Director, ETIN, Software & Information Industry Association
Gail Lovely, Trainer, Suddenly It Clicks!; Author; Facilitator, FETC Early Learning Track
Sylvia Martinez, Author, Invent To Learn
Michael B. Meechin, Principal, Poinciana High School (Fla.)
Tom Murray, Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools, Alliance for Excellent Education
Don Orth, Leadership Program Manager, Worldwide Education Markets, Apple
Luis Perez, Inclusive Learning Consultant, Eye on Access 
Nancy Ragont, Senior Manager, Customer Insights, CDW
Mary Schillinger, Consultant, Collaboration for Success; Former Deputy Superintendent, Las Virgenes  Unified School District (Calif.)
Mary Schlegelmilch, Tech in Ed Guru, Cisco
Rob Selvaggi, Vice President, Curriculum Associates
Eric Sheninger, Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership, ICLE; Facilitator, FETC Administrator Track
Mark Smith, Executive Director, MACUL; Chairman, FETC STEM Excellence Awards Committee
Evan St. Lifer, Vice President Digital Initiatives, Scholastic Library Publishing
Kyle Christian Steele, Founder and CEO, Learn Jelly
David Tchozewski, Director of Information Technology, Jenison Public Schools (Mich.)
Shelly Terrell, ELearning Specialist
Tracy Weeks, Executive Director, State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA)

The nation’s largest, independent education technology event focused on leveraging technology to drive preK-12 student success.