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Friday, October 22

8:00am CDT

Welcome & Announcements
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Barbara Brown

Senior Director of Technology, Prestonwood Christian Academy
Barbara Brown, currently serves as the Senior Director of Technology at Prestonwood Christian Academy. Barbara has 32 years of experience in Education with 31 of those years being in the Lewisville Independent School District where she served as CTO. She is a technology leader with... Read More →
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Alice Owen

Executive Director, Texas Education Technology Leaders
Dr. Alice Owen is the Executive Director of the Texas Education Technology Leaders, the state Chapter of CoSN, which supports school district chief technology officers throughout Texas. She retired from education after 38 years, with a background in curriculum, evaluation, professional... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 8:00am - 8:20am CDT
Multipurpose Room

8:20am CDT

Managed Methods-Addressing Ransomware, Safety & Privacy Regulations in the Cloud
School districts are more reliant on cloud apps like Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 to help keep classrooms connected in any learning environment. The increased use of cloud apps by students, teachers, and staff have opened districts up to the many cyber threats often seen in the news.
Districts are a top target for ransomware attacks. While simultaneously experiencing student safety threats internally and ensuring they comply with government regulations. Regulations such as CIPA and Texas’ new Senate Bill 2116. Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, and the many cloud apps students and teachers now connect to their school accounts have made this more difficult for IT teams to stay ahead of.
Learn how ManagedMethods makes Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 security easy for your district. Prevent ransomware, control internal student safety and privacy threats, and stay compliant with CIPA and state regulations with K-12 cloud security made easy.

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Managed Methods

Sales Leader, ManagedMethods
ManagedMethods is the leading Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform for K-12. The platform monitors district Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 email, file sharing, chat, and video apps 24/7/365 and empowers district IT admins with... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 8:20am - 8:30am CDT
Multipurpose Room

9:15am CDT

CatchOn-It Takes a Village to Protect Student Data Privacy
With your students using more software and apps on their school devices than ever before, safeguarding student data privacy has never been more challenging—or more important. So, to protect everyone, you need to involve everyone. During this session, discover how you can strengthen your data privacy efforts and offer additional peace of mind to your parent community using third-party badging and security reviews from IMS Global Learning Consortium and the Student Data Privacy Consortium. Additionally, attendees will see how they can use a data privacy monitoring tool like CatchOn to quickly categorize, sort, download, and export lists of approved and unapproved apps to share with district personnel, stakeholders, and parents, ensuring everyone has access to the critical information they need to help keep student data safe.

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Leo Brehm

Product Manager, CatchOn
Leo Brehm is an accomplished Senior Executive, Consultant, Board Member, and Thought Leader with more than 22 years of success in the education and e-learning industries. At present, he serves as the a Product Manager for CatchOn Inc., where he is actively involved in the design and... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 9:15am - 9:45am CDT
Multipurpose Room

10:00am CDT

ContentKeeper-Hybrid Learning: Ensuring Student Safety and Supporting Effective Instruction with Cross-Platform Reporting Intelligence and Analytics
Districts are required to expand remote learning to support ongoing technology trends and student success. But implementing 1:1 programs can cause new safety and security challenges. Real-time visibility and analysis of student activity, across all devices and web browsers, are critical in ensuring student safety, security, and instructional effectiveness. Please join us to learn how Lewisville ISD addresses these challenges with analytics and reporting best practices.

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Jason Green

Sr. Manager, Strategtic Partnerships & Accounts, ContentKeeper Technologies

Timothy Norton

Sr. Network Engineer, Lewisville ISD

Friday October 22, 2021 10:00am - 10:30am CDT
Multipurpose Room

10:30am CDT

Leadership Strand - Funding Sustainability for Technology Using ESSER, TIMA, TEACT and ECF Sources
We have new, unprecedented funding options, like ESSER, TIMA, TEACT and ECF. However, these funds are not permanent. What can we do to sustain funding for technology when these funds are no longer available? Hear what Midlothian ISD, San Antonio ISD, and Hutto ISD are doing to prepare.

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David Oestreicher

Director of Technology and Digital Learning, Hutto ISD
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Leslie Garakani

CTO, Midlothian ISD
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Eva Mendoza

Executive Director - Information Technology, SAISD

Friday October 22, 2021 10:30am - 11:20am CDT
Multipurpose Room

10:30am CDT

Technical Strand - Management of Chromebooks
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Lewis Wynn

Director of Technology, Midlothian ISD
Innovative technology leader specializing is K-12 education. An energetic team builder who specializes in using technology to improve teaching and learning.

Friday October 22, 2021 10:30am - 11:20am CDT
Room D221

12:20pm CDT

LocknCharge-Get Your IT Team Back to Focusing on Work That Matters
IT teams are burdened with spending time on managing broken mobile devices, researching the same technologies year after year, and ensuring kids have a device when they need one. There is a better way to automate and simplify processes for your mobile device program with solutions from LocknCharge. Join us to learn more!

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Courtney White

Territory Manager, LocknCharge
Courtney worked as teacher and coach in the Texas education system for 17+ years. She has taken her passion for kids and learning and is now helping make life easier in the classrooms for educators. She lives in Austin with her Blue Lacy, Morgan and loves to travel.

Vince O'Rourke

Territory Manager, LocknCharge

Friday October 22, 2021 12:20pm - 12:30pm CDT
Multipurpose Room

12:30pm CDT

ClasslinkStrengthen Cybersecurity – Multifactor and Security Trends
Trends:  Safeguard access in a remote and blended learning world
The potential for continued blended or remote learning and a sharp rise in digital security threats make cybersecurity essential for all districts. Understand the hazards and learn how solutions such as multi-factor authentication can keep your data secure.

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Kyle Berger

CTO, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
Kyle Berger has over 21 years in K-12 technology leadership spread across districts of various sizes and demographics. Awarded with the 2020 EdTEch Award for Leadership and the Technology Director of the Year by TCEA in 2009, he has also been featured in several educational technology... Read More →

Karen Fuller

Director Network Infrastructure & Communications, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

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Jeff Janover

VP of Security and Interoperability, ClassLink
Jeff Janover began his career as a structural engineer in the nuclear power industry. He worked as a professional engineer, consultant, and programmer, performing computer-aided finite element analysis on a wide range of projects, and delivered seminars on advanced dynamics to many... Read More →
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Kate Anastario

VP of Educational Success, ClassLink

Friday October 22, 2021 12:30pm - 1:00pm CDT
Multipurpose Room

1:00pm CDT

RoundTable Discussions and Guided Campus Tours
Pick from various table groups and join a group to share challenges and solutions for these topics!

Such as:
  • Schoology and Other LMS Solutions – How are you using these tools now? 
  • What we learned during the pandemic about remote & hybrid learning
  • Using the National DPA and Texas Exhibit G 
  • 1:1 Technology Management 
  • HB4545/accelerated learning 

When not in a table group, you can join a guided tour of the TECC campus with the Lewsiville Student Ambassadors!

Friday October 22, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Multipurpose Room

2:15pm CDT

NetSync-Hands-On Security (Incident Response & Recovery) Table Top Exercise for Leadership & Technical Teams
This session will be a hands-on table top exercise around cybersecurity.  The session will focus on incident response and recovery planning, techniques for first actions taken and reporting.

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Karen Fuller

Chief Technology Officers, Cy-Fair ISD
Bryon Kolbeck is the Chief Technology Officer for Lewisville ISD. Lewisville ISD is located approximately 25 miles Northwest of Dallas and with his leadership the Technology Department oversees over 50K iPads, approximately 35K laptops, and maintains one of the largest public-sector... Read More →
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Mark Lynd

Head of Digital Business, Netsync
Mark Lynd is the Head of Digital Business at Netsync and a top 10 ranked global thought leader, author, speaker and practitioner for, AI, IoT and Cybersecurity. He has been an accomplished enterprise CIO, CTO, CISO, Innovator, Technologist and Board Member for several large global... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 2:15pm - 3:45pm CDT
Multipurpose Room

3:45pm CDT

Building Relationships Across Divisions

Karen Fuller

Director Network Infrastructure & Communications, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

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Jacque Fewin

Executive Director of Technology, Lubbock-Cooper ISD
Educator since 1992. Administrator since 2008. Executive Director of Technology since 2012. Collaboration between IT and learning teams is key to supporting student growth and excellence. Cybersecurity and data privacy are the responsibility of all educators and leaders should foster... Read More →
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Kari Murphy

Chief Technology Officer, Deer Park ISD
Dr. Kari Murphy with over 30 years experience in educational technology, currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for Deer Park Independent School District in Texas. In 2019, she was awarded the TCEA Lifetime Achievement for the Advancement of Technology in Education. In 2016... Read More →
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Karla Burkholder

Director of Technology, SCISD
Dr. Karla Burkholder began her career as a business education teacher, and quickly discovered a passion for teaching and learning with technology. With over 30 years as a Texas educator, she has served as a teacher, instructional technologist, instructional technology coordinator... Read More →
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Barbara Brown

Senior Director of Technology, Prestonwood Christian Academy
Barbara Brown, currently serves as the Senior Director of Technology at Prestonwood Christian Academy. Barbara has 32 years of experience in Education with 31 of those years being in the Lewisville Independent School District where she served as CTO. She is a technology leader with... Read More →

Friday October 22, 2021 3:45pm - 4:30pm CDT
Multipurpose Room
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