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Welcome! We hope you will join us at the second annual Leading ED Forum. A partnership of the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, this event is designed to meet the needs of the Commonwealth’s instructional and educational technology leaders. We’ve added a second day to focus on networks and broadband. 

Registration is open now: https://events.vstereg.org/events/lef2017/

Lodging:

VSTE has not reserved a hotel room block for Leading Ed2 on October 11, 2016. However, there are a variety of reasonably priced hotels located near Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper, VA. Here is a list for your convenience:

Best Western Culpeper Inn

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Culpeper

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Culpeper

Quality Inn

Suites at 249

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Friday, October 20 • 11:25am - 12:10pm
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Do you have the Internet bandwidth to support the growing use of technology in your schools and classrooms? Are you interested in a tool that can help your school division identify broadband deals? Bandwidth needs are growing 50% per year in schools implementing digital learning and many divisions will need to upgrade to keep up with demand. Explore your own and other school division’s broadband data using Compare & Connect K-12 to help you maximize the amount of bandwidth you receive for your budget and learn about steps you can take to ensure your division has sufficient Wi-Fi in the classroom. Hear from local technology directors and the national nonprofit EducationSuperHighway about tools and resources available to you as part of the Virginia K-12 Learning Infrastructure Program (KLIP) to help you upgrade your network and navigate E-rate. This is an action-oriented, interactive session for school division technology leaders.

Preview your division’s broadband data and see how you compare to your peers at www.compareandconnectk12.org

Speakers
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Julie Glasier

District Consultant, EducationSuperHighway
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Andrew Kenny

EducationSuperHighway
Hi - My colleague Tony Swei and I are here to share updates on our project to support divisions increase access and affordability of high-speed broadband across the Commonwealth. We've partnered with VA DOE and the McAuliffe administration to ensure all students in Virginia have... Read More →


Friday October 20, 2017 11:25am - 12:10pm
Room 104B