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Monday, December 9




*FEATURED SCHOOL/DISTRICT*-Blended Learning Increases Student Achievement EuphoriaLIMITEDLynn Belangee • Lisa Fetcho *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Garth Larson - PLC 2.0: Protocols for Impact Utopia BLIMITEDGarth Larson *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Kathi Rhodus - Disciplinary Literacy in Social Studies Utopia CLIMITEDKathi Rhodus *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Monica Genta - Game Changers- Ideas that Engage and Motivate All Students Utopia ALIMITEDMonica Genta *KEYNOTE SPEAKER* - Dave Burgess - Teaching Outside the Box Utopia DLIMITEDDave Burgess Amplify the Power of Chrome with Apps and Extensions! InnovationLIMITEDBen Sondgeroth Functions of Behavior Schaumburg CLIMITEDAlexsondra Hernquist Hey, Google! How’d You Do That? ImaginationLIMITEDLeah Herold • Gail Stover Let them Lead: Sharing Leadership as an Avenue to School and Student Success Schaumburg FLIMITEDRenee Gugel • Geri Chesner Problem Centered Teaching by Tomorrow Schaumburg BLIMITEDCassandra Armstrong Thematic Instruction Focusing on Student Thinking Schaumburg GLIMITEDLaura Golden • Linda Mizwicki “Yes CER!”: Our C-E-R Journey Schaumburg HLIMITEDJennifer Harrison • Amie Livengood IAR: Interpreting Math Results Schaumburg DLIMITEDLauren Lipsey Shake Up Your Fact Fluency Practice KnowledgeLIMITEDJane Felling Homeless Families - Is Your District Aware of What to Do? ConnectionLIMITEDDeb Foust There’s No Crying in PD⚾ Schaumburg ELIMITEDKim Paulus STEAMing Up Literacy Schaumburg ALIMITEDStacia Dirks • Nicole Stroup Teen STEM Cafés – Exciting Teens about STEM EpiphanyLIMITEDJudith Dymond



*FEATURED SCHOOL/DISTRICT*-STEAMing to Success: Using STEAM to Improve Districtwide Culture & Climate EuphoriaLIMITEDKim Green • Jaclyn Pearson *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Garth Larson - Using Assessment as Evidence Gathering When Grading for Impact Utopia BLIMITEDGarth Larson *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Kathi Rhodus - Literacy Tasks: Weaving It All Together Utopia CLIMITEDKathi Rhodus *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Monica Genta - The Rooted Classroom- Building Ridiculously Strong Relationships with Staff & Students Utopia ALIMITEDMonica Genta *KEYNOTE SPEAKER*-Dave Burgess - Teaching Outside the Box Utopia DLIMITEDDave Burgess Chromebooks as Multimedia Creation Devices InnovationLIMITEDBen Sondgeroth Data-Driven Instructional Coaching Schaumburg DLIMITEDCarrie De La Cruz • Carlissa Pokora Engaging Lesson Plans through Peer Collaboration Schaumburg FLIMITEDKayla Osbron • Faith Skinner Innovation Makers Workshop Schaumburg GLIMITEDDavid Hernandez The Secret Power of Google Slides ImaginationLIMITEDLeah Herold • Gail Stover Whole Brain Teaching Schaumburg ELIMITEDSarah Meador Writing a Speech Is Like Eating a Big Mac Schaumburg HLIMITEDKathie Sgiers Promoting Sense-Making and Perseverance in KnowledgeLIMITEDTerri Campos • Victoria Novy Rejuvenate Your Math Block With a Guided Math Model ConnectionLIMITEDKatherine Koehler • Kelsey Scarpetta Move Your Coaching Forward Schaumburg ALIMITEDLauren Lipsey • Nicole Stroup Stressed Out? Learn about Personal Wellness through Work Life Balance Schaumburg BLIMITEDMegan Johnson IMPACT: Meeting Social/Emotional Needs of Students Schaumburg CLIMITEDMeryl Block • Cheri Ogg Using Literature to Celebrate Diversity in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom EpiphanyLIMITEDSheryl Gallaher


Tuesday, December 10



*FEATURED SCHOOL/DISTRICT*-Bulldog Strong: Improving Student Achievement Through Student Ownership of Learning EuphoriaLIMITEDJennifer Evans • Jamie Funkhouser *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Greg Urbaniak - Bold School: Old School Wisdom + New School Technologies Utopia CLIMITEDGreg Urbaniak *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Jenni Donohoo - The Power of Teams: Collective Teacher Efficacy Utopia ALIMITEDJenni Donohoo *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Jennie Winters - Becoming a Standards-Based System Utopia BLIMITEDJenni Winters Academic Acceleration ConnectionLIMITEDJeanine Buishas Learning Through Lesson Study Schaumburg BLIMITEDNancy Brodbeck • Rida Ellis Let’s Play with Creativity Tools Schaumburg HLIMITEDKathy Green Professional Growth through Professional Learning Networks InnovationLIMITEDNicole Zumpano • Pete Sullivan Putting on Your Oxygen Mask First Schaumburg ALIMITEDTheresa Holly • Robin Coon Teaching with a Full Deck: Card Sorts Schaumburg ELIMITEDLindsey Herlehy We Be Jammin' with Jamboard ImaginationLIMITEDRenee Bogacz • Erin Bettenhausen Where am I going? How is it Going? What Are My Next Steps? – A Focus on Using Rubrics and Success Criteria to Drive Student Practice and Feedback Schaumburg CLIMITEDStephen Oertle Spanish for Non-Spanish Speakers KnowledgeLIMITEDDr. Stephanie Diaz And We Did It Our Way Schaumburg GLIMITEDMolly Kaminski • Ashlee Geiss Inquiring About Authentic Inquiry in Science ProsperityLIMITEDDan Yablonsky #CivicsInTheMiddle: The IL 6-8 Civics Mandate EpiphanyLIMITEDMary Ellen Daneels


*FEATURED SCHOOL/DISTRICT*-Advisory, Enrichment & Intervention to Meet Students’ Needs EuphoriaLIMITEDDr. James M. Gay • Robert Nolting *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Greg Urbaniak -Bold School: Interactive Video and Self-Assessment Utopia CLIMITEDMaggie Germann • Greg Urbaniak *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Jenni Donohoo - Fostering Mindframes: Leadership Practices that Work Utopia ALIMITEDJenni Donohoo *FEATURED SPEAKER* - Jennie Winters - The Problem Solving Progression Utopia BLIMITEDJenni Winters *KEYNOTE SPEAKER*-Greg Wolcott -Every Student Has a STORY: Do you Know it? Utopia DLIMITEDGreg Wolcott Google Productivity Tips & Tricks InnovationLIMITEDNicole Zumpano Growing Advanced Learners: A Focus on Best Practices ConnectionLIMITEDJeanine Buishas Lazy?...or a Perfectionist? Schaumburg HLIMITEDKathy Green PUSH Them into THE PIT! (The Learning Pit) Schaumburg CLIMITEDStephen Oertle The Biggest Impact Starts With YOU Schaumburg BLIMITEDTess Daskas • Carrie Offerman The Real SBG: A Hybrid Model That Works EpiphanyLIMITEDAlison Vrana Math Workshop Model: Integrating Best Practices Schaumburg GLIMITEDSarah Hogan After-School Enrichment and Homework Help ProsperityLIMITEDLan Eberle Engaging Reading Strategies for Differentiation Schaumburg ELIMITEDMelissa Bak • Joy Rempert Raising Student Achievement Through Enhanced Vocabulary Instruction KnowledgeLIMITEDPriscilla Dwyer Techie Mentor Texts ImaginationLIMITEDNicole Stroup Manage Your Time or Time Will Manage You Schaumburg ALIMITEDPJ Caposey Data Driven Decisions to Promote Prosocial Behavior Schaumburg DLIMITEDSandi Johnson • Michelle Zwerling