PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
- Nov. 15, 2022
-- The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®)
, an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues, announced captivating Mega Sessions lead by inspirational speakers and technology leaders for the in-person event taking place January 23 - 26 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
These Mega Sessions will give attendees the tools they need to enhance their ed tech knowledge:
- How Non-Academics Play a Crucial Role in Academic Outcomes for Students: With a panel featuring NFL Hall-of-Famer Mike Singletary, and Shmoop CEO Andy Rahden, moderated by Shmoop COO Mike Soldan, attendees will discover how the portions of the brain that support academic learning, memory building, ability to focus, and ability to maintain attention and develop skills are connected to the portions of the brain that impact our emotions, and find out how to empower students with the ability to identify aspects that impact their academics.
- Immediate Action Items for Staff Exhaustion and Career Burnout: Dr. Christopher Jenson, Senior Health Advisor for Generation Esports, will share his experience as an emergency medicine physician and high school teacher to help attendees develop effective strategies for mitigating career burnout.
- Teaching in the Metaverse: Brett Salakas, #aussieED founder, will give attendees a clearer understanding of the metaverse as he explores three key concepts and examines how to prepare schools and educators to meet the new opportunities that technological advancements have created.
- UnDisruptED Live! Creating Inclusive Leadership Cultures: Dr. Adam Phyall III, Director of Technology and Media Services of Newton County School System, and Carl Hooker, Educational Consultant & Speaker with HookerTech LLC, will invite the audience to participate in a live recording of the "UnDisruptED" podcast while the co-hosts debate questions and topics around education, equity, learning, technology and change.
"FETC has curated the most successful and cutting-edge educational thinkers making real impact in school districts nation-wide to share their effective contributions to transform the future of education," said Jennifer Womble, Conference Chair for the Future of Education Technology Conference.
FETC will feature more than 400 sessions and workshops in 5 distinct tracks: Future of Ed Tech Administrator, Future of Ed Tech Coach, Future of Ed Tech Educator
, Future of Ed Tech Information Technology
and Future of Ed Tech Library Media Specialist
Professionals can receive savings of $100.00 off the on-site rate when they register by December 15, 2022. For more information, visit www.FETC.org