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New Speakers Announced for FETC 2013
Many familiar presenters will be returning to the FETC stage next January along with popular sessions like the app and tech shootouts.
Confirmed presenters include:
- Adam Bellow, the founder of eduTecher, a free web resource for teachers, students and parents that finds and explains how to use free web tools in the classroom;
- Hall Davidson, the director of educator outreach for the Discovery Educators Network;
- Julie Evans, CEO of education nonprofit Project Tomorrow;
- Leslie Fisher, a former Apple veteran who now works as an education consultant and conference trainer;
- Rushton Hurley, founder and executive director of NextVista.org, which houses a free library of videos by and for teachers and students;
- John Kuglin, an education consultant with more than 30 years classroom experience who has served as the senior director of technology for McREL, an organization that advocates standards-based school improvement programs;
- Jenna Linskens, an assistant professor at the Marian University School of Education, who helped present last year’s app shootout;
- Gail Lovely, an education consultant and early childhood education specialist who has served as ISTE’s software review editor;
- Elliot Soloway and Cathleen Norris, professors at the University of Michigan and the University of North Texas respectively who will present on the role of mobile technologies in the classroom;
- Brent Williams, the director of the Educational iTeach Technology Center at Kennesaw State University; and
- Julie Young, the president and CEO of Florida Virtual School.
Learn more about the presenters at T.H.E. Journal’s FETC Learning Network resource center.
Details on specific concurrent sessions and workshops will be released later this year. Registration and travel information is already available on the FETC website.
Stephen Noonoo is an education technology journalist based in Los Angeles. He is on Twitter @stephenoonoo.