Sunday, January 29, 2012

Schedule of speakers at Bloggers' Lounge

We have exciting speakers lined up for the Bloggers' Lounge Monday and Tuesday. Drop by for one of their visits, or come by the lounge anytime to relax, recharge or visit with technology experts who can help you with questions about social media or come hear one of our featured speakers.

10:45-11:30 a.m. – Karen Adler, communications specialist for San Antonio’s Northside ISD will talk about leveraging the power of social media to connect with the community. Karen launched NISD’s FaceBook and Twitter pages.

1-1:45 p.m. – Social media experts Ilene Haddad and Julie Gomoll will provide tips and guidance on launching and maintaining a successful blog, and share other digital platforms superintendents can use to connect with their communities.

2:15-3:15 p.m.  – Tom Burnett, manger of strategic initiatives for Apple, will be available to talk about the explosion of mobile technologies and digital content that’s reshaping education.

10:15-11 a.m. – Superintendents Jeff Turner, Steve Waddell and Karen Rue will talk about Mission: School Transformation and how they’re part of a regional consortium of districts working to transform education in their area.

11:45 a.m.-12:05 p.m. – Alan November, an international leader in education technology, will be available after his book signing in the Cyber CafĂ© (from 11:15-11:45 a.m.) for questions and discussion.

1:15-2 p.m. – Scott Kinney, vice president of Global Professional Development, Policy & Education Outreach at Discovery Education, will be in the lounge to talk about moving learning beyond the book.

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