November 29 – December 5
Expo Hall Hours (PST): Mon/Tue/Thu: 11AM-3PM, Wed: 2PM-6PM, Fri: 11AM-2PM

A World Beyond: ISTE20 LIVE
Teaching in 2020 has presented challenges for everyone and educators are engaging with students in new ways. ISTE20 Live explores a world beyond these challenges and invites us to reinvent education together.

As we face a changing learning landscape, now is the time to explore the state of technology in education, unlock the science of distance learning, and discover how Promethean’s technology and resources can make sure that educators can connect with their students no matter where they are. Explore A World Beyond with our full calendar of fun and informative sessions!

Promethean ISTE20 Live

Featured Sessions

Dr. John Medina

Brain Scientist

The Science of Distance Learning
Acknowledged as one of the most engaging and crowd-pleasing speakers in the world of neuroscience, Dr. Medina is a developmental molecular biologist at the University of Washington School of Medicine (Department of Bioengineering). Whether you’re looking to maximize productivity, enhance creativity and innovation, improve learning and engagement, or design brain-healthy spaces, Dr. Medina unlocks solutions and explains the human brain’s fascinating inner-workings with his trademark humor and enthusiasm.

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Manuel S. Herrera

Educator, Speaker, Illustrator

STEAM Certified Teacher
Curious about STEAM and the Maker Movement? Join celebrated education consultants and STEAM pioneers for a LIVE session that addresses the “how” of STEAM with a focus on real-world applications and classroom examples and participate in a visual thinking activity that supports creative thinking. Attend this session to get your FREE STEAM certification and badge and learn about augmented reality, makerspace, coding and more to spark innovation with students in your everyday lessons.

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Steve Halliwell

Chief Product Officer

A World Beyond: Envisioning the Future with Promethean
For over 20 years, Promethean has been educators’ tool of choice for engaging students in the classroom. In 2020, COVID forced teachers and IT administrators to adapt at the speed of necessity. Attend this session to learn how Promethean helps educators and administrators teach without boundaries today and in the future. We will explore Promethean enhancements in hardware and software that support distance, hybrid and in-person learning, and our plans to deliver technology that continues to support connection-based learning beyond 2020.

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Virtual Escape Room: Mysteries of the World
You woke up late for the greatest fieldtrip of all time, a trip around the world. Grab your boarding pass, sharpen your detective skills and hop on board as you journey around the world finding clues and solving puzzles to locate your class. You only have 15 minutes. to locate them or your passport will be revoked. Attendees will experience a virtual escape room and then our team of experts will demonstrate tips on how to recreate the experience for your students or staff.

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Relax & Unwind: Yoga
Relax and unwind with former teacher and certified yoga instructor Samantha Gaffney for a 30-minute yoga session. The session will begin with participants doing deep breathing exercises and learning to become self-aware. Participants will be taught various yoga postures that are geared towards beginners and will be guided through a meditation and cool down to complete their practice. At the completion of the session, participants will be given sample lessons plans that can be used for both classroom teachers or physical educators.

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Featured Speakers

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development

Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC and has worked in the professional development field across the Carolinas. Matt is an instructional technology integrator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and a professional development guru for Promethean, Inc.

Angela Ardoin

Head of Learning and Development – Americas Sales

Angela Ardoin

Angela Ardoin is Head of L&D for NA Sales with ten years of classroom experience, in which she has been a district Model Technology Teacher, an LATAP Preservice Teacher, and Teacher of the Year and state Teacher of the Year for LACUE. For the past 12 years Angela has been assisting districts with effectively integrating innovative technology into the classroom setting and creatively combining STEAM with real world activities via the Promethean Escape Room Experience.

Shaun Taylor

Education Consultant

Shaun Taylor

Shaun Taylor is a Promethean Education Consultant based out of Boulder, Colorado. He previously worked in the schools across the south coast of the United Kingdom for 10 years teaching middle and high school science with a specific focus on physics and chemistry. Shaun received his bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science and a post-graduate certificate of education in science and MTL.

Lindsay Lourcey

Education Consultant

Lindsay Lourcey

Lindsay Lourcey is an education consultant residing in Jacksonville, Florida. She received her degree in elementary education, with a minor in child psychology from Auburn University. Lindsay taught intensive-reading, language arts, and the AVID elective at both the middle school and high school levels for 6 years. While working with Promethean, Lindsay applies her passion for teaching and classroom experiences to help teachers optimize their student’s learning through technology.

Caiti Jones

Education Consultant

Caiti Jones

Caiti Jones graduated from Utah State University with degrees in elementary education and early childhood education and earned a master of business administration from California State University, Sacramento. She taught elementary school for five years in grade levels ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade Caiti is currently an Education Consultant for Promethean where she shares her passion for teaching and educational technology with educators all over the country.

Anna Tressler

Education Consultant

Anna Tressler

Anna Tressler is an education consultant residing in Dallas, TX. Prior to joining Promethean in 2019, Anna was a digital learning specialist in Carrollton, Texas. Anna started her career in education as a first grade teacher for Carrollton-Farmer’s Branch ISD, before jumping into an instructional technology role. Anna is originally from Frederick, Maryland and has called Dallas, TX home for eight years.

Brittany Vernier

Education Consultant

Brittany Vernier

Brittany has worked for Promethean for 3 years as an education consultant covering Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, South Dakota, and North Dakota with Roy Jones. Brittany taught elementary spanish for 5 years in the Twin Cities area. Working for Promethean has kept her in the field of Education and appreciates her wonderful and supportive teammates and the great sense of community.

Kate Mazzota

Head of Regional Professional Development

Kate Mazzota

Kate Mazzota is the Head of Promethean Professional Development in New York City and the North Territory. She is a former high school language arts teacher and enjoys teaching educators about how to implement technology into their daily lessons.

ISTE20 LIVE Sessions

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All times are PST

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Poster Session: Make the Impossible Possible Through Experiences

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11:00AM - 12:00PM

The Science of Distance Learning | Keynote

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7:30AM - 8:00AM

Yoga Breakfast

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12:00PM - 1:00PM

A World Beyond: Envisioning the Future with Promethean

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8:00AM - 9:00AM

Hybrid Learning Certification with Promethean

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1:00PM - 1:30PM

Perfecting Hybrid Learning with Promethean

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9:00AM - 9:30AM

What's New with Promethean?

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1:30PM - 2:30PM

Poster Session: From Engagement to Empowerment: Redesigning the Classroom Landscape

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9:30AM - 10:30AM

STEAM Certified Teacher by Promethean | Guest Speaker Manuel S. Herrera

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2:30PM - 3:00PM

The State of Technology for 2021: 1,200 Administrator and Teachers Share Thoughts and Opinions

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11:00AM - 11:30AM

Virtual Escape Room: Mysteries of the World

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11:30AM - 12:00PM

What’s New with Promethean?

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12:00PM - 12:30PM

Perfecting Hybrid Learning with Promethean

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12:30PM - 1:00PM

Yoga Lunch

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1:00PM - 1:30PM

Virtual Escape Room: Mysteries of the World

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