Wednesday, July 12 
Schedule


7:30-8 a.m. | Registration

8-8:30 a.m. | Welcome 
Hancock Ballroom

8:30-10 a.m. | Keynote:  Yong Zhao 
Hancock Ballroom


10:15-11:45 a.m. | General Session:  Innovators Provoke

Educational Leadership that Supports Getting Research into Practice 
Hancock Ballroom
Topic: Leading 

Presenter:  Michael Hock, Director, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


SIM D-Cubed!
Hancock Ballroom
Topic: Leading

Presenters:  Christy Henry, Instructional Coach, HAYS CISD - Buda, TX  |  Cody Mize, Instructional Coach, HAYS CISD - Austin, TX


Video Coaching "An Art, A Skill, A life changer!"
Hancock Ballroom
Topic: Leading

Presenters:  Cody Mize, Instructional Coach, HAYS CISD - Austin, TX  |  Cara Lantrip, SIM Instructional Coach, Dahlstrom Middle School HAYS CISD - Buda, TX


Work Leveling: A Principal's Responsibility
Hancock Ballroom
Topic: Leading

Presenter:  Matt Pope, Senior Program Director, E3 Alliance - Austin, TX


11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. | Lunch (on your own)

12:45-2 p.m. | Keynote: Don Deshler  
Hancock Ballroom


2:15-3:45 p.m. | Panel & Concurrent Sessions

Improving Student Outcomes with FUSION
521 Ballroom
Topic:  Leading
Session Type:  Panel


Presenters: Whitney Miller, Coordinator & SIM(TM) Professional Development Leader, VDOE Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at Virginia Tech - Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA  |  Jocelyn Washburn, Coordinator and SIM™ Professional Development Leader, VDOE Training and Technical Assistance Center at Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA  |  Irma Brasseur-Hock, Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS  |  Michael Hock, Director, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


​Course First! An Exciting New Approach to Content Enhancement PD 
Hancock Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching
Session Type:  Panel

Presenters:  Janice Creneti,
Project Coordinator, Florida State Personnel Development Grant SIM Project - Largo, FL  |  Keith Lenz, Chair, Elementary, Literacy and Special Education Department, University of Central Arkansas - Conway, AR  |  Cindy Medici, Project Manager, Florida State Personnel Development Grant SIM Project - Largo, FL


Using Content Enhancement Graphics as Essay-Writing Supports 
Griffith Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenter:  Janis Bulgren,
Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


SIM Professional Developer's Tools - SIM Professional Developers ONLY 
Meeting Room 1
Topic:  Teaching
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenter:  Patricia Graner,
Director of Professional Development, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


Teaching Narrative Writing 
Meeting Room 2
Topic:  Teaching
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenter:  Jean Schumaker, Professor Emeritus, KU, Edge Enterprises Inc. - Lawrence, KS


​Educational Technology Integration: Prep, Planning, & Implementing 
Meeting Room 3
Topic:  Leading
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenter:  Amy Hunt, Director of Educational Technology, Greenbush Southeast Kansas Education Service Center - Girard, KS


Enhanced Learning Maps Project: Roadmaps for Formative Assessment 
Media Room
Topic:  Learning
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenters: Nicki Lindner, University of Kansas  |  Holly Dubiel, Curriculum and Assessment Specialist - English Language Arts, KU Achievement and Assessment Institute / Center for Assessment Accountability Research and Design - Lawrence, KS  |  Lindsey Weiland, Assistant Researcher – Mathematics, KU Achievement and Assessment Institute / Center for Assessment Accountability Research and Design - Lawrence, KS


 4-5 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions

Arkansas Adolescent Literacy Intervention:  Building Capacity and Sustainability 
521 Ballroom
Topic:  Leading

Presenters:  Patty Kholer-Evans, P
rofessor, Director UCA Mashburn Center for Learning, University of Central Arkansas - Conway, AR  |  K. Renee Calhoon, Director, Arkansas Adolescent Literacy Intervention, University of Central Arkansas - Conway, AR


A Blended Learning Journey 
Hancock Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching

Presenter:  Amy Hunt, D
irector of Educational Technology, Greenbush Southeast Kansas Education Service Center - Girard, KS


Interventions for Struggling Adolescent Readers:  Factors that Impact Growth
Griffith Ballroom
Topic:  Learning

Presenter:  Beth Calhoon,
Professor, University of Miami - Miami, FL


​Implementing Strategies to Address Common Word Problem Situations and Computation 
Meeting Room 1
Topic:  Teaching

Presenters:  Bradley Kaffar,
Professor, St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN  |  Margaret Vanderwarn, Instructor, St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN  |  Margaret Flores, Professor, Auburn University - Auburn, AL


Teaching Narrative Writing 
Meeting Room 2
Topic:  Teaching

Presenter: Jean Schumaker,
Professor Emeritus, KU, Edge Enterprises Inc. - Lawrence, KS


Building Staff Leadership in Four Days on the Road 
Meeting Room 3
Topic:  Leading

Presenter:  Kelly Tess,
Principal, The Winnetka Public Schools - Winnetka, Il


How Can Adult Success Inform School Decision Making?
Media Room
Topic:  Teaching

Presenter: Chris Schnieders, T
eacher, Frostig School - Pasadena, CA


5:15-5:45 p.m. | Awards and Professional Development Ceremony 
Hancock Ballroom

5:45 - 6:30 p.m. | Social 
Hancock Ballroom


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