Speaker Slides and Videos



Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology: Karen Cator, Director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education

Karen Cator Keynote Video


Pockets of Success Panel
  • CT: Jonathan Costa, Director of School and Program Services, EDUCATION CONNECTION (blended learning)
  • MA: Tim Callahan, Project Lead, North Adams Public Schools Online Learning & At Risk Youth (grant funded initiatives)
  • ME: Jeff Mao, Learning Technology Policy Director, Maine Department of Education (infrastructure/access)
  • NH: Steve Kossakoski, CEO, Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (launching a virtual charter school)
  • NY: Chris Weinman, Career & Technical Education Executive Director, Greater Southern Tier BOCES (leadership)
  • VT: Jeff Renard, Program Coordinator, Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (starting a state-sponsored virtual school)


Pockets of Success Panel Video



Breakout Session #1A: Innovative Policies, Deputy Commissioner Paul Leather, NH Department of Education



Breakout Session #1B: College and Career Readiness, Stan Silverman, New York Institute of Technology


Stan Silverman Breakout Video



Ten Lessons Learned from Ten Years of Research on Online Teaching and Learning: Susan Lowes, Director of Research and Evaluation at the Institute for Learning Technologies at Teachers College, Columbia University


Susan Lowes Keynote Video


Breakout Session #2A: Preparing Teachers for Online and Blended Learning, Barbara Treacy, Director, EdTech Leaders Online and Stan Freeda, Project Coordinator, NH e-Learning for Educators



Breakout Session #2B: Diverse Learners, Dr. Judith Zorfass, National Center for Technology Innovation



A National Perspective of Online Learning: New Trends and Initiatives: Susan Patrick, President and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)


Susan Patrick Keynote Video