June 26 – 30
Expo Hall Hours (EST): Sat: 12:30PM-4:45PM, Sun: 11:30AM–9:00PM, Mon: 11:30AM-6:30PM, Tue: 11:30AM–9:00PM, Wed: 11:30AM–7:00PM

A World Beyond: ISTELive 21

Immersive and exploratory, ISTELive 21 will be unlike any other online education conference. A custom experience that will allow you to get expert advice on engaging with students in online, blended, and face-to-face settings. In addition, learn how Promethean tools can help capture attention, spark ideas, and inspire learning. Drop by our booth and chat with a Promethean expert, join a demo, or attend one of our informative sessions. Plus, enter to win a free ActivPanel Titanium!

Explore the agenda below and then login at the ISTE site to select a session as a “Favorite” and add it to your schedule.

Featured Sessions

Trevor Muir

Trevor is a teacher, author, international speaker, and project based learning expert. He is the author of The Epic Classroom: How to Boost Engagement, Make Learning Memorable, and Transform Lives, a book about using the power of story to make learning engaging and unforgettable. Trevor is a professor at Grand Valley State University, a former faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, and is one of the Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation educators. His writing has been featured in the Huffington Post, EdWeek, and regularly on WeAreTeachers. He gave a TEDx Talk titled, “School Should Take Place in the Real World,” at TEDxSanAntonio. Trevor’s Facebook page, The Epic Classroom, has inspiring videos that have been viewed over 25 million times. At the heart of Trevor’s work is the conviction that every student has the potential for greatness, and every teacher can be equipped to unlock that potential.

John Collick

Dr John Collick is Head of International Education Strategy for Promethean, a world leader in interactive classroom technology. Dr Collick is a graduate of Sussex University in England. He lectured in English Language and Literature, and Philosophy for ten years in Japan, working in the prestigious literature faculty of Waseda University in Tokyo, where he designed and implemented the department’s first e-learning system. In his role at Promethean, he works closely with Ministries of Education to develop solutions and programmes to meet the needs of 21st Century education systems worldwide. He is an internationally renowned speaker and expert on the educational and social impact of innovative technology. He is the author of several books and articles on literature, media, ICT and learning. His specific interests include, personal learning strategies, neuroscience, technology, and futurology

ISTELive 21 Sessions

All times are EST

12:15PM - 12:45PM

Education Technology Strategies for a Changing World Introduction

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12:15PM - 1:00PM

Future technologies and empowering strategies for teachers: Change management, professional development and action research.

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June 27 2:00PM - 2:30PM

Your Promethean Solution: The Microsoft Classroom

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12:45PM - 1:30PM

Education Technology and Teacher Support: Tackling Current and Future Challenges

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1:00PM - 1:45PM

Virtual Escape Room: Mysteries of the World

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June 28 2:00PM - 2:30PM

Your Promethean Solution: The Google Classroom

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1:45PM - 2:30PM

Virtual Escape Room: Mysteries of the World

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2:00PM - 3:00PM

Keynote – Trevor Muir

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June 29 2:00PM - 2:30PM

Your Promethean Solution: STEM

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2:30PM - 3:15PM

What's New with Promethean?

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3:00PM - 3:45PM

Getting Back to Your Classroom with Promethean: Free Lessons and Resources

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June 30 2:00PM - 2:30PM

Your Promethean Solution: Online and Blended Learning Spaces

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3:15PM - 3:30PM

Cuteness Break – Kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, shared by Promethean

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3:45PM - 4:30PM

Distance Learning Made Easy with Promethean: Free Lessons and Resources

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3:30PM - 4:15PM

Promethean for EdTech Leaders: Total Economic Impact™ of the ActivPanel

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4:30PM - 5:15PM

Promethean for EdTech Leaders: Total Economic Impact™ of the ActivPanel

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4:15PM - 5:00PM

Promethean for IT Leaders: Device management with Promethean

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5:15PM - 5:30PM

Cuteness Break – Kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, shared by Promethean

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5:00PM - 5:45PM

Distance Learning Made Easy with Promethean: Free Lessons and Resources

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5:30PM - 6:15PM

What's New with Promethean

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5:45PM - 6:30PM

Getting Back to Your Classroom with Promethean: Free Lessons and Resources

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6:15PM - 7:00PM

Teacher Spotlight: How Teachers are Using Promethean Technology in Their Classrooms for Maximum Student Engagement

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Leadership Exchange at ISTELive 21

Monday, June 28

01:19PM – 01:29PM ET

Lessons Learned for Back to School With Napa Valley USD

With over 17,000 students and 28 schools, creating a back-to-school plan for traditional in-classroom learning was no small feat for Napa Valley Unified School District, one of the first California districts to open for in-person instruction this year across all of its TK-12 campuses. Join Assistant Superintendent Rob Mangewala as he shares lessons learned from a year of remote and hybrid learning, and discuss how they’re creating a safe environment that supports academic success and social-emotional well-being for students.

Speakers:

  • Rabinder (Rob) Mangewala, Assistant Superintendent, Napa Valley USD
  • Melissa Lipka, Head of Projects Professional Development West Region at Promethean

Tuesday, June 29

5:00PM – 5:45PM ET

Engaging Students Past Zoom – How Promethean is Helping the Back-to-School Journey

Abstract: In this roundtable discussion with Promethean’s Matt Barfield, you’ll learn how education technology leaders from districts in Florida and Illinois optimized the technology in their schools to improve student engagement and reimagine their classrooms.

Speakers:

  • Matt Barfield, Head of Regional Professional Development – North Americas Sales, Promethean
  • Karen Babor, Coordinator of Instructional Technology/Instructional Material – School District of Lee County (Fort Myers, FL)
  • Beth Petty, Technology Coordinator – Richland County School District (Olney, IL)

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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.

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.

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.

Leslie Kitz

Product Marketer - Promethean

Leslie Kitz

Leslie Kitz is a Product Marketer with a huge passion for education. Having worked in business development for a start-up school and been a teaching assistant at her son’s elementary school, she just wants to make life easier for teachers. Leslie also came to Promethean with 15+ years of experience in B2B software, so she is empathetic to IT Administrators’ wants and needs.

Melissa Lipka

Head of Regional Professional Development/Field Sales Engineers

Melissa Lipka

Melissa is the Head of Regional Professional Development/Field Sales Engineers Central/West Region at Promethean. She is a former teacher of 23 years in grades 3rd through 8th.  Melissa earned her Bachelor¹s and Master¹s Degree in Education from the University of Michigan.  Her passion for teaching led her to become more involved in technology.  She wanted to excite and engage her students in learning using technology.  She also wanted to encourage her colleagues to do the same.

Clark Montoya

Technical Sales Engineering

Clark Montoya

Clark Montoya is a native of South Georgia and a Veteran of the US Air Force.  He studied Music in Oregon followed by a career in the Media in South Georgia.  Following his move to the Atlanta Area he managed technical projects for major media companies. He joined Promethean in 2017 and works with our customers and partners providing technical sales engineering, product demonstrations and sales support across the south region.

Emeka Otamiri

Field Sales Engineer

Emeka Otamiri

Emeka Oramiri started his career as a Mechanical Engineer and transitioned seven years ago to working with schools in the implementation of technological projects. He enjoys being able to support schools in engaging students with technology and is happy to be doing it at Promethean.

Amanda Carlson

Education Consultant

Amanda Carlson

Amanda Carlson is an Education Consultant supporting South Florida and the Caribbean for Promethean. Amanda grew up just outside of New York City, and later moved to Virginia where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction. She taught high school Biology and Anatomy for seven years in the D.C. area before beginning her career in education technology.

Katie Marx

Education Consultant

Katie Marx

Katie Marx is a Promethean Education Consultant and resides in Pittsburgh, PA. She is a former middle and high school teacher of 10 years in a suburb just outside of Pittsburgh where she taught with Promethean hardware and software. She loves to share her love of Promethean with other teachers so they can see the benefits in their classrooms.

Brianne Allen

Education Consultant

Brianne Allen

Brianne Allen is an Education Consultant for NY, NJ, and New England.  She earned bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from SUNY Fredonia and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Florida Atlantic University.  In her 15 years of teaching, Brianne taught First Grade, Middle School Mathematics, and Middle School Special Education.

Sonya Gates

Education Consultant

Sonya Gates

Sonya Gates comes to Promethean following fifteen years as an educator.  After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi with dual Master’s Degrees in Elementary Education and Instructional Technology, Sonya spent her tenure in the classroom teaching primary aged students, teachers, and college students. She began working with Promethean products in 2005 in the public-school environment and is now full-time with Promethean.

Ashley Green

Education Consultant

Ashley Green

Ashley Green is an Educational Consultant for Promethean in Napa Valley Unified School District in California. She holds both an Educational Specialist Teaching Credential and a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential from Dominican University of California, as well as a Master’s Degree in Special Education. Prior to Promethean, Ashley taught second, fourth and fifth grade for eleven years. With her passion for both education and teaching, Ashley enjoys helping educators use technology to its full potential in their teaching practice.

Lucy Geringer

Education Consultant

Lucy Geringer

Lucy Geringer is an Education Consultant at Promethean who has been supporting the Promethean team in New York since 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Emory.  She then continued her education by attending Columbia University where she completed her Master of Education degree studying Special Education and General Education with a focus on Intellectual Disabilities and Autism. Lucy was Education Consultant of the year in 2020.

Travis Vanwinkle

Field Sales Engineer

Travis Vanwinkle

Travis Vanwinkle is the West Region Field Sales Engineer.  He has been with Promethean for 4 years and currently covers 14 states. Current roles consist of both Pre and Post Sale support to include networking, software, and hardware liaison to Promethean for our partners and customers. Prior to Promethean he worked for the Department of Defense as a Program Manager for Electronic Warfare and Counter IED and Biometrics and Forensics Intelligence.

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