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Featured Presenters

avatar for Natasha Rachell

Natasha Rachell

Atlanta Public Schools
Digital Learning Specialist
avatar for Sophia Garcia-Smith

Sophia Garcia-Smith

Des Plaines School District 62
EL & Literacy Enrichment Teacher
avatar for Carl Hooker

Carl Hooker

HookerTech LLC
Consultant and Speaker
avatar for PJ Caposey

PJ Caposey

Meridian CUSD 223
Superintendent / Author
avatar for Jeff Mao

Jeff Mao

Edmoxie LLC | E2 for Schools
Principal Consultant | Senior Advisor
avatar for Tricia Fuglestad

Tricia Fuglestad

Dryden Elementary School
K-5 Art w/ MATL in Technology Integration
avatar for Robert Dillon

Robert Dillon

School District of University City
avatar for Dr. Sawsan Jaber

Dr. Sawsan Jaber

Education Unfiltered Consulting
avatar for Eric Curts

Eric Curts

Control Alt Achieve
Keynote Speaker
avatar for Nathan Lang-Raad

Nathan Lang-Raad

Chief Education Officer
avatar for Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

Take Action Global
Exec Dir
avatar for Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen

Yeshiva University of Los Angeles Boys School
Director of Innovation
avatar for Pam Moran and Ira Socol

Pam Moran and Ira Socol

SocolMoran Partners
avatar for Jaime Donally

Jaime Donally

Author | Speaker | Consultant
avatar for Cheyenne Batista

Cheyenne Batista

Firefly Worldwide Inc.
Founder & CEO
avatar for Linnette Attai

Linnette Attai

PlayWell, LLC


avatar for Ami	Young

Ami Young

St. Dennis School
K-8 Technology Teacher
avatar for Gaggle


Regional Sales Manager
avatar for Pallavi Abraham

Pallavi Abraham

Teacher Supporting Teachers
Executive Director
avatar for Rebecca Adams

Rebecca Adams

Crystal Lake District 47
Assistant Principal

Ryan Adkins

Yorkville CUSD 115
Director of Technology
avatar for Kathryn Megan Albino

Kathryn Megan Albino

Community Development Specialist
avatar for Steve Allen

Steve Allen

avatar for Dimitri Almasi

Dimitri Almasi

Elmwood CUSD #322
avatar for Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson

Lemont-Bromberek SD113A
science teacher
avatar for Marjorie Baker

Marjorie Baker

Curriculum & Instruction Specialist- Science
avatar for Jon Bartelt

Jon Bartelt

Bloomingdale School District 13

Jason Barthel

Rockford Public Schools 205
Executive Director of Technology
avatar for Rebecca Barton

Rebecca Barton

7th Grade Science
avatar for Carrie Baughcum

Carrie Baughcum

South Middle School, Arlington Heights, IL
Special Education Teacher
avatar for Kristan Beck

Kristan Beck

CS4All/Office of Computer Science
CS Elementary Integration Specialist and Instructional Coach
avatar for John Beerbower

John Beerbower

McHenry High School District 156
Director of Strength & Conditioning
avatar for Chris Bell

Chris Bell

Design Strategist
avatar for Carol Benson-O'Connor

Carol Benson-O'Connor

Hollis Grade School
4th Grade Gen Ed plus 5th Grade Science
avatar for Lisa Berghoff

Lisa Berghoff

Highland Park High School
Director of Instructional Technology
avatar for Lauren Beversdorf

Lauren Beversdorf

Bannockburn School and Core Power Yoga
Spanish Teacher, Mindfulness and Yoga Instructor

Bill Bilkey

BenQ America
avatar for Cassandra Bilyeu

Cassandra Bilyeu

Pekin Community High School
French Teacher & Instructional Coach
avatar for Lissa Blake

Lissa Blake

Maercker District 60
Learning & Technology Instructional Coach
avatar for Renee Bogacz

Renee Bogacz

Channahon School District 17
Instructional Technology Resource Teacher
avatar for Connie Bowman

Connie Bowman

Account Executive
avatar for Katie Brazee

Katie Brazee

Wilkins Jr. High School
Math Teacher
avatar for Tyler Breitbarth

Tyler Breitbarth

Eureka CUSD 140
Education Technology Specialist
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

The Janus Group
Education Architect
avatar for Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown

K-12 Education Strategist
avatar for Jared R Bruening

Jared R Bruening

Galesburg School District #205
Instructional Coach
avatar for Kaiti Burgess

Kaiti Burgess

Abingdon-Avon CUSD #276
Technology Integration Specialist
avatar for Elizabeth Byam

Elizabeth Byam

Learning Technology Center
Instructional Technology Coach
avatar for Abby Cameron

Abby Cameron

Project Lead The Way
Director of School Engagement Illinois
avatar for Amanda Carroll

Amanda Carroll

Vernon Hills
Teacher and Instructional Coach
avatar for Ron Carroll

Ron Carroll

Chicago Public Schools
Manager of Instructional Technology

Jerry Case

Systems Engineer
avatar for David Chan

David Chan

Evanston Township High School D202
Director of Instructional Technology
avatar for Annmarie Clasky

Annmarie Clasky

Lincoln Elementary
Instructional Tech Specialist
avatar for Caitlyn Clayton

Caitlyn Clayton

Farmington Central Junior High School
avatar for Sean Coffron

Sean Coffron

Manassas City Public Schools
Instructional Technology Training Specialist
avatar for Emily Coklan

Emily Coklan

Lake Zurich High School
Instructional Technology Coach
avatar for R.T. Collins

R.T. Collins

Incident IQ
VP & General Manager
avatar for Karen Corsello

Karen Corsello

Technology Elective Teacher
avatar for Stefanie Crawford

Stefanie Crawford

Dunlap CUSD 323
Instructional Coach
avatar for Sean Crevier

Sean Crevier

Vernon Hills H.S.
Business Ed Teacher / Tech Coach
avatar for Rico D'Amore

Rico D'Amore

Benedictine University
Director, Academic Services Technology
avatar for Mary Ellen Daneels

Mary Ellen Daneels

Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Civics Instructional Specialist
avatar for Kim Darche

Kim Darche

Instructional Coach
avatar for Anna Davis

Anna Davis

Northbrook/Glenview District 30
Technology Integration Coach
avatar for Liz Delzell

Liz Delzell

Hubbard Woods School
Resource Center Director/School Librarian
avatar for Kelsey Derringer

Kelsey Derringer

Birdbrain Technologies
Professional Development Coordinator
avatar for Linda Diekman

Linda Diekman

Central Elementary School
Library Information Specialist
avatar for Heather Dowd

Heather Dowd

Senior Director of the Dynamic Learning Project
avatar for Jennifer Duffy

Jennifer Duffy

Batavia Public Schools #101
Instructional Coach
avatar for Todd Dugan

Todd Dugan

Bunker Hill CUSD #8
avatar for Nefertiti Dukes

Nefertiti Dukes

Education Innovation Lead

Andrew DuRoss

Schaumburg Community Consolidated School District 54
avatar for Scott Eakin

Scott Eakin

E2 Services
President / CTO
avatar for Michael Earnshaw

Michael Earnshaw

Oak Glen Elementary School

Kevin Ecarius

MiEN Environments

Chelsey Echevarria

Regional Partnership Coordinator
avatar for Nina Dulabaum, Ph.D. ~ Psychology and Education

Nina Dulabaum, Ph.D. ~ Psychology and Education

Innovation Education-Sustainability
Faculty, Instruct. Designer, Researcher
avatar for Jason Eggert

Jason Eggert

Illinois Partnership Manager
avatar for Jennifer Eggert

Jennifer Eggert

Bloomingdale School District 13
Innovative Learning Coach

Jennifer Ehehalt

Common Sense Media
avatar for James Eichmiller

James Eichmiller

Downers Grove Grade School District 58
Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Learning
avatar for Chris Elkendier

Chris Elkendier

Technology Resource Advisors
Director of EDU Sector
avatar for Angela Elkordy

Angela Elkordy

National Louis University
Chair and Asst. Prof. Learning Sciences & Dir. Learning Technologies
avatar for Dain Elman

Dain Elman

Gurnee District 56
STEM Coordinator
avatar for Judi Epcke

Judi Epcke

Northbrook School District 28
Instructional Technology Coordinator
avatar for Andrew Fekete

Andrew Fekete

Indian Prairie School District 204
Instructional Technology Specialist
avatar for Melissa Fierro

Melissa Fierro

Kankakee School District 111
Technology Integration Specialist
avatar for Melinda Fiscus

Melinda Fiscus

Learning Technology Center of Illinois
avatar for Annie Forest

Annie Forest

Berwyn South District 100
Math & Coaching Coordinator
avatar for Julia Francis

Julia Francis

Sales and Program Management
avatar for Brock Frazier

Brock Frazier

Massac USD#1
Esports Head Coach
avatar for Trevor Fritz

Trevor Fritz

Maine Township High School D207
avatar for Paula Frohman

Paula Frohman

The DBQ Project
Director of Technology
avatar for Jeff Gargas

Jeff Gargas

Teach Better Team
COO / Co-founder
avatar for Steve Garton

Steve Garton

Common Sense Education
Senior Manager
avatar for Adam Geisen

Adam Geisen

Triad Community Unity School District
Instructional Technology Coach

Jason Generally

Learning A-Z
avatar for Jen Gilbert

Jen Gilbert

Hyde Park Day School
avatar for Heather Giles

Heather Giles

Troy 30c
6th Grade Enhanced Technology
avatar for Samantha Gleisten

Samantha Gleisten

Director of Learning

Jessica Golz

avatar for Stan Gorbatkin

Stan Gorbatkin

Volunteer / Consultant
Retired Public School Teacher, Principal, District Administrator

Jodi Gordon

Dunlap #323
avatar for Lynn Gorey

Lynn Gorey

Maercker School District #60
4th Grade Teacher
avatar for Amanda Graczyk

Amanda Graczyk

Forest Ridge School District 142
Instructional Technology Specialist

Erich Grauke

Illinois State Board of Education
Principal Consultant

Amy Grigsby

Commercial Executive
avatar for Garrett Gross

Garrett Gross

St. Mary School, IL - Riverside
Computer Literacy/Technology Teacher & Coordinator

Amanda Grudzien

Lowell Elementary
avatar for Mary Gryzbek

Mary Gryzbek

John G. Shedd Aquarium
Learning Specialist
avatar for Kyla Guru

Kyla Guru

Bits N' Bytes Cybersecurity
Founder and CEO
avatar for Mia Gutsell

Mia Gutsell

Besenville School District 2
Instructional Technology Specialist

John Gutzmer

Champaign Unit 4 Schools
Dir IT
avatar for Ben Gwynne

Ben Gwynne

Director of K-12 Programs
avatar for Megan Hacholski

Megan Hacholski

S.E. Gross Middle School, Brookfield La Grange Park District 95
STEAM Lab Coordinator
avatar for Scott Hagedorn

Scott Hagedorn

Will County School District 92
5th grade teacher from Lockport, Illinois
avatar for Gary Haller

Gary Haller

Evanston Township High School
Career & Technical Education Teacher (NBCT)
avatar for Christopher Hammer

Christopher Hammer

Park Ridge-Niles District 64
World Languages Curriculum Specialist
avatar for Amy Harder

Amy Harder

Arlington Heights School District #25
EL / Bilingual Specialist

Craig Herring

Dell EMC
vArchitect, Cloud Technologist
avatar for Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs

University of Rhode Island
Director, Media Education Lab
avatar for Lauren Holzhauser

Lauren Holzhauser

Memorial School CCSD146 and ClassDojo
Third Grade Teacher and ClassDojo Ambassador
avatar for Dr. Susan Homes

Dr. Susan Homes

Illinois Principals Association
Deputy Executive Director for Professional Learning
avatar for Noelle Horbaczewski

Noelle Horbaczewski

Forest Ridge School District 142
avatar for Sarah Horner

Sarah Horner

Technology Teacher
avatar for Tracy Hubbard

Tracy Hubbard

Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies
Librarian & Library Department Chair
avatar for Rae Hughart

Rae Hughart

Teach Better Team
Director of Training & Development
avatar for Mike Hurley

Mike Hurley

Bit Space
avatar for Paul Hutson

Paul Hutson

Night Zookeeper
Education Director
avatar for Joe Ignatius

Joe Ignatius

Account Executive
avatar for Kirsten Innes

Kirsten Innes

Prairieview School, CCSD #46
Information Specialist
avatar for Jessica Iovinelli

Jessica Iovinelli

Elmwood Park CUSD 401
Director for Instructional Technology
avatar for Mary Iwanski

Mary Iwanski

Merton Community School District
STEM and Innovation Specialist
avatar for Liz Janusz

Liz Janusz

Lemont SD113A
Instructional Coach
avatar for Kelly Jenkins

Kelly Jenkins

Princeville CUSD #326
Technology Coordinator
avatar for Christopher Johnson

Christopher Johnson

Jr/Sr High School History
avatar for Traci Johnson

Traci Johnson

Director of Innovation
avatar for Steven Jones

Steven Jones

Hauser Jr. High
STEAM Facilitator

Karoline Kamzic

Junior High Science Teacher
avatar for Carol Ann Kane

Carol Ann Kane

Read Naturally
Education Consultant
avatar for Colleen Kaplan

Colleen Kaplan

St. Francis High School
Technology Integration Specialist
avatar for Dara Kappel

Dara Kappel

Bensenville School District 2
Instructional Technology Specialist
avatar for Sara Kash

Sara Kash

Orland District 135
Assistant Principal
avatar for Jeremy Keeshin

Jeremy Keeshin

avatar for Amanda Ketay

Amanda Ketay

Canvas Regional Director
avatar for Abigail Kime

Abigail Kime

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School
Director of Instructional Technology
avatar for Jason Klein

Jason Klein

Northern Illinois University
Director of P-20 Initiatives
avatar for Jake Koniak

Jake Koniak

Technology Integrationist 9-12 and 3-4
avatar for Michael Kosko

Michael Kosko

Chicago Public Schools
Assistant Principal
avatar for Sherri Kushner

Sherri Kushner

Chute Middle School
Adobe Education Leader
avatar for Jennifer LaBrie

Jennifer LaBrie

Lake Zurich High School
Instructional Technology Coach & Spanish Teacher
avatar for Phil Lacey

Phil Lacey

NTHS 219
avatar for Dana Ladenburger

Dana Ladenburger

Lake Zurich CUSD 95
Instructional Coach
avatar for Alex Lagares

Alex Lagares

VP Sales and Marketing
avatar for Kristin Lagerquist

Kristin Lagerquist

Sacred Heart Schools
K-5 Technology Integration Specialist

Michael Lane

Senior Field Solutions Architect

Tammi Lapinski

Bloomington Public Schools
Administrative Assistant
avatar for Jennifer Leban

Jennifer Leban

Elmhurst CUSD 205
Creative Technology Teacher
avatar for Jenny Lehotsky

Jenny Lehotsky

Downers Grove 58
Instructional Coach
avatar for Ashley Liss

Ashley Liss

District 300
Digital Learning Coach
avatar for Nicole Loser

Nicole Loser

Dunlap School District
5th grade teacher

Brooke Lowery

avatar for Lindsey Lox

Lindsey Lox

Illini Bluffs School District
Digital Learning Coach
avatar for Jodi Mahoney

Jodi Mahoney

Chicago Public Schools
Technology Teacher
avatar for Julie Many

Julie Many

Neuqua Valley High School
Instructional Technology Coordinator
avatar for Michael Marassa

Michael Marassa

Grayslake Community SD 127
Director of Technology
avatar for Mina Marien

Mina Marien

Evanston Township High School
Evanston Township High School

Matt Marston

Instructional Technology Coach
avatar for Melanie Marzen

Melanie Marzen

Evanston Township High School
Technology Integration Specialist

Caroline Matkowski

Addison School District 4
Instructional Specialist

Amy Mayer

avatar for Joe McAllister

Joe McAllister

Education Esports Expert
avatar for Rick McCall

Rick McCall

Bloomingdale District 13
Innovative Learning Coach
avatar for Shawn McCusker

Shawn McCusker

Digital Promise
Associate Director of Professional Learning
avatar for Kimberly McDermid

Kimberly McDermid

Elementary Teacher

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