Edu-Tech / Edu-Tech Academics 2019

Sheraton Grand Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
February 24, 2019 - February 26, 2019

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Edu-Tech and Edu-Tech Academics are invitation-only meetings designed for Chiefs and Directors of Technology and Curriculum & Instruction from the nation’s largest K-12 school districts. It provides a forum to collaborate, strategize and discover innovative solutions for the challenges faced by the K-12 instructional technology departments. Unlike other industry programs, Edu-Tech and Edu-Tech Academics is an event that offers true collaboration that feature targeted sessions that are facilitated by fellow heads of academics and technology with a focus on supporting district-level curriculum and technology initiatives.

Current as of February 3, 2020




Explore Phoenix – On Your Own


Cocktail Reception


The Voices of Today’s Classrooms


Berj Akian, CEO, ClassLink


Administration, Teachers and Students from Boulder Creek High School and Phoenix Coding Academy


Dinner Reception


Breakfast & Itinerary Pick-Up


Flip Herndon, Interim Superintendent, Tukwila School District

Reggie MacNeil, Executive Director for Capital Planning, Charleston County School

Stacey Davis, Coordinator of Media and Instructional Technology, Baltimore City
Public Schools

Dawn Shirey, Director, 21st Century Learning, Baltimore City Public Schools




Bob Cervi, Executive Director of Facilities, Austin Independent School District

Corinne Hoisington, Professor of Information Systems Technology, Central Virginia Community






Michael Raisor, Chief Operations Officer, Jefferson County Public Schools

John Morgan, Director of Education Technology, Capistrano Unified School District

Travis Taylor, Instructional Technology Specialist, Little Rock School District


Dr. Curtis R. Case, Director of Digital Learning, Millard Public Schools

Dr. Gayle Galligan, Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment,
Deer Valley Unified School District




Mac Beaton, Director, Career & Technical Education, Henrico County Public Schools

Susan Moore, Director, Construction & Maintenance, Henrico County Public Schools

John Gay, Chief Strategic Planning and Technology Officer, Peoria Unified School




Dinner Reception




Jeff Brogden, Associate Superintendent of Facilities, Mansfield Independent School District

Kimberly Cantu, Deputy Superintendent, Mansfield Independent School District

Russell Holmes, Director of Technology Services, School District of Osceola County




Seth Beute, Principal, Phoenix Coding Academy

Gina Vullo, Teacher, Phoenix Coding Academy

Steve Alves, Director of Maintenance & Facilities, Del Valle Independent School District

Tawni Angel, Athletic Director, Del Valle Independent School District


Ethical Leadership in School Administration

John Shea, CEO, Division of School Facilities, New York City Department of Education


Closing Luncheon

Sheraton Grand Phoenix
Sheraton Grand Phoenix, 340 North 3rd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004

Edu-Tech and Edu-Tech Academics are invitation-only Summits for the heads of technology and curriculum and instruction from the largest school districts in the country. Registrations are complimentary via scholarships for school district administrators and include 2 nights of accommodations at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix, meals, networking functions and access to all conference sessions.

We welcome school district administrators and solution providers to be involved. To learn more about participating, please contact
  • Online Assessment
  • 1:1 Strategies
  • BYOD
  • STEM
  • Curriculum Development
  • Blended Learning
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Parent Engagement & Portal Technology
  • Digital Curriculum
  • Device Monitoring
  • Online Learning Models
  • Security
  • Personalized Learning
  • Adaptive Learning Environments
  • Roundtable Collaboration Meetings:
    Edu-Tech and Edu-Tech Academics are designed to change the way school districts discover solutions. We provide the ability to learn about cutting-edge solutions with proven results used by other districts across the country. The relaxed atmosphere provides the opportunity to have open and candid conversations with senior executives to discuss industry trends and challenges. Prior to the meeting, attendees will make selections of the roundtable topics they choose to participate in based on their districts’ priorities and needs. The senior executives within the solution organizations moderate scheduled roundtables creating the opportunity for districts to share their challenges with those at the table and walk away with actionable information.

  • Exceptional Networking Opportunities
    We strive to maximize your face-to-face time by providing a multitude of avenues to engage the senior executives in attendance. The agenda incorporates cocktail receptions, networking lunches and a specially selected offsite dinner at a nearby venue. Leverage the meeting’s relaxed atmosphere and after hours networking activities to build strong personal relationships with current and future clients.

Attendee Breakdown

      Very informative. Confirmed that districts across the country are considering the same things regarding what schools look like in the future. Associate Superintendent

      Mansfield Independent School District (TX)

      Edu-Tech focus on one to one meeting with business partners and by providing many opportunities to network with other attendees makes the experience extremely valuable. Chief Information Officer

      Dysart Unified School District (AZ)

      This is a wonderful, intimate event where we can learn from colleagues and from innovative vendors. It is critical for us to stay current in this ever-changing field. Director of Educational Technology

      Corona-Norco Unified School Distritct (CA)