FETC® Twitter Chats

Check back for the latest details on each month's upcoming #FETCChats

The Future of Education Technology® Conference is proud to present FETC Chats — an ongoing series of learning opportunities featuring ed tech experts, leaders and real-world practitioners sharing their guidance and tips. From the latest ed tech coaching techniques to classroom resources and strategies for administrators, FETC Chats will cover crucial issues and new ideas leading up to FETC.

FETC Attendee excited for FETCChats!

Upcoming Twitter Chats

Past Twitter Chats

Brian McCann

Tales of Disruptive Leadership

Presented by Brian McCann
Principal, Joseph Case High School, Swansea, Mass.

Tuesday, June 7 • 5 p.m. ET

Being a connected educator changed Brian McCann’s life as a school leader. He has canceled final exams, changed school culture with an 11x17 piece of paper, created an improvement plan based on faculty innovations, and starred in viral snow day videos. You can, too. Join us to discuss how disruptive leadership can inspire staff and students alike!

Dr. Catherine Jones

STEM Leadership Essentials —
Who, What, Where, When, Why

Presented by Dr. Catherine Jones
Principal, Prescott South Elementary, Tennessee Designated STEM School, Cookeville, Tenn.

Tuesday, June 14 • 5 p.m. ET

Prescott South Elementary has developed STEM practices with the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network since 2012. School and district leaders nationwide recognize that STEM integrative practices are fundamental for education today. Join this discussion to share your perspective regarding who, what, where, when, and why STEM works best in schools and how leadership can support best practices.

Dr. Darryl Adams


21st Century Leadership

Presented by Dr. Darryl Adams
Superintendent Emeritus, Author, Innovator of
Wifi-on-Wheels, Los Angeles, Calif.

Tuesday, June 21 • 5 p.m. ET

Dr. Darryl Adams will engage in a conversation around what leadership looks like in the modern age. What are the traits of leaders in challenging times and how do they leverage effective teams to problem solve and innovate in disruptive times? Join us to discuss district leadership in the era of digital transformation to ensure that every student in America has digital tools and connectivity to learn and prosper in the 21st century!

Greg Bagby

Recruit and Retain the Best for Your Technology Staff

Presented by Greg Bagby
Coordinator of Instructional Technology,
Hamilton County Schools, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Tuesday, June 28 • 5 p.m. ET

Even when the odds were stacked against him, Greg Bagby had a highly effective team that broke the mold of urban schools in Chattanooga and retained the teachers to change students' lives. In this discussion, you will hear how he was able to recruit and retain highly successful and dynamic teachers with or without a technological background and have them help create a tech-rich environment.

Tips for participating in FETC Twitter Chats:

  1. On Tuesday at 5 p.m. ET, log on to Twitter and search for the hashtag #FETCChat.
  2. Select the "Latest" tab and refresh. Chat moderator Jenn Womble will post directions on how to participate as well as twitter cards with the questions the group is answering together.
  3. Use the hashtag #FETCChat every time you post so your fellow participants can see your responses, ideas and shared resources.
We look forward to having you join us for these fun, interactive chats!
Registration for the 2023 Future of Education Technology® Conference is open!

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