On March 21, 2016, IgniteU NY hosted an Ed-Tech Forum and Showcase at the Marriott on Wolf Road in Albany, New York. Attendees heard presentations on the future of education technology and networked with next-gen entrepreneurs, innovators, and industry professionals shaping tomorrow's K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math (STEAM) education.
Presenter Ellen Senisi, EdTech Lens, on improving student engagement:
Presenter Terri Stripling, Ten80 Education, on the importance of changing the way kids learn:
Mike Walsh – NYSTEC
Dr. Kathleen Spring - Mohonasen Central School District
Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen -
A unique partnership between Mohonasen, Capital Region BOCES and Schenectady County Community College
Peg Zokowski - SmartKids NY
Connecting kids to STEM through entrepreneurship
5:30: Welcome – Evan DeGennaro, IgniteU NY / NYSTEC
5:35: Transforming Education through Technology – Mike Walsh, IgniteU NY / NYSTEC
5:45: Keynote – Reimagining High School – Dr. Kathleen Spring, Mohonasen CSD
6:00: Engaging, Media-Rich, Interactive Digital Learning Journeys – Ellen Senisi, EdTechLens
6:15: Connecting Kids to STEM Through Entrepreneurship – Peg Zokowski, SmartKidsNY
6:30: Maker Education: How to Do It & Why it Matters – Erica Iannotti, THINQubator
6:45: Cultivate STEM Literacy & Skills – Terri Stripling, Ten80 Education
7:05: Networking reception with beverages and hors d'oeuvres
189 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205
This event is complimentary!
Event will be available via LIVESTREAM here.