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Internet@Schools East 2010 April 12 - 13, 2010

Hyatt Regency Crystal City  
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway • Arlington, VA
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Speaker List
Paul Barron, Director, Library & Archives, Marshall Research Library, George C. Marshall Foundation

Paul Barron is the Director of the George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia.  He served as the technology director for a county school division and as the manager of the graduate library at the University of Mary Washington. His interest is the integration of Google use into information literacy programs.

Sessions by Paul Barron
04-13-2010 1:30 PM 2:15 PM S203: How Google Works: Are Search Engines Really Dumb and Why Educators Should Care
Rebecca Brooks, Archivist & Head Librarian, The Madeira School

Rebecca Brooks is the Archivist & Head Librarian at The Madeira School.  She has been at the School for over five years and previously worked at higher education institutions.  She enjoys exploring how technology and Web 2.0 tools can improve collaboration between teachers and librarians to ultimately prepare students for college and professional level research.  She is a graduate of Salisbury University and has a MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sessions by Rebecca Brooks
04-12-2010 3:15 PM 4:00 PM S104: Collaboration-That 13-Letter Dirty Word
Kelly Brown, E-Communications Manager, The Madeira School

Kelly Brown has recently been appointed as The Madeira School’s E-Communications Manager, but was previously the Assistant Director of Alumnae Relations and has been at Madeira since 2005. A communications graduate of Ohio University, Kelly has worked at the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus as an outreach demonstrator and has studied media literacy at Appalachian State University in pursuit of her master’s degree. Kelly is eager to discover new ways to communicate with the many audiences that use the School’s website as well as encourage stronger collaboration and idea sharing between Madeira’s talented faculty and staff.

Sessions by Kelly Brown
04-12-2010 3:15 PM 4:00 PM S104: Collaboration-That 13-Letter Dirty Word
David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

Sessions by David Ferriero
04-13-2010 9:00 AM 9:45 AM KEYNOTE: Conversations with the Archivist of the United States
Susan Geiger, Librarian, Moreau Catholic High School AISL, BAYNET, BASIL Past President

Susan Geiger has been the librarian at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, California for 28 years. Susan has been involved with schools, technology and the Internet since creating her school's first website in the mid nineties with a group of students. Moreau Catholic initiated a one to one laptop program in 2007. The library has been an intregal part of this transition and provides just-in-time tech support to faculty, students and staff. A ubiquitous computing environment  has created an opportunity for Susan and her staff to take on some non-traditional roles as infomation prosfessionals within the school community and redefine the role of the library.

Sessions by Susan Geiger
Buffy J. Hamilton, Librarian, Creekview High School

Buffy J. Hamilton is a high school librarian and teacher at The Unquiet Library in Canton, Georgia, with nineteen years of experience as an educator as a high school English teacher, technology integration specialist, and librarian.   She is passionate about creating meaningful learning experiences for students and teachers. A 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, Buffy's  interests include social media, participatory learning and culture, ethnographic studies, digital composition, personal learning environments, poetry, and social scholarship.  

Blog | Twitter | Portfolio

Sessions by Buffy J. Hamilton
04-12-2010 10:30 AM 11:15 AM S101: Pivot Points for Change: Connecting the Dots of Information Literacy With Social Media
Nadyne Hick, Capstone Program Manager, PBS TeacherLine

Nadyne Hick, as Capstone Program Manager and Course Developer with PBS TeacherLine, co-developed with ISTE, the content revisions and assessment criteria of the Capstone Program to address 2008 NETS•T.
She also worked with ISTE on the Seal of Alignment for Development for NETS•T 2008 and Seal of Alignment for Assessment for both NETS•T 2000 and 2008.
Ms Hick’s previous experience includes over 25 years as a regular and special education teacher and 8 years as a technology integration specialist. She was part of the first group of educators to complete the PBS TeacherLine Capstone Program.

Sessions by Nadyne Hick
04-12-2010 1:30 PM 2:30 PM S103: Awesome Portfolios From the PBS TeacherLine/ISTE Capstone Technology Certification Program
Karen Kliegman, School Librarian-Educational Technology Specialist, Searingtown School Herricks UFSD

Karen Kliegman is the  library media/educational technology specialist and webmaster at Searingtown School, a K-5 elementary school in New York. She is also an adjunct professor at Long Island University in their educational technology graduate program and library information science program.  She is a professional development instructor for the Herricks School District, focusing on educational technology professional development courses. She has been a teacher-editor for MidLink Magazine, an  Award-Winning, nonprofit educational project, sponsored by NC State University, and the University of Central Florida. In 2008, Karen became a Google Certified Teacher. In 2011, Karen was named School Librarian of the Year by the Nassau BOCES School Library System.

Her educational work on the web has received top honors from  Inspiration, Teacher's Network, ISTE, and  Cablevision's Power to Learn. Additionally, she was named Surfaquarium Top Online Educator in 2006. She was selected as a finalist in the 2007 Global Junior Challenge and in the 2004 Global Schoolnet Competition.
Karen has given sessions at many conferences, including FETC, NECC, SLMS, NSBA and Library Connections.

Connect with Karen by visiting her blog, Wired Librarian, or Classroom 2.0, Library 2.0, or at Twitter!

Sessions by Karen Kliegman
04-12-2010 4:15 PM 5:00 PM S105: Get Google With It!
Cheryl Lederle-Ensign, Educational Resources Specialist, Library Of Congress

Cheryl Lederle-Ensign has worked as an Educational Resources Specialist  at the Library of Congress since December of 2003.  In that role, she has advanced the Library's educational mission by providing more than 1000 teachers with professional development through workshops, presentations, and intensive institutes, both in person and via videoconference.  She has also played a significant role in shaping the Library's online repository of classroom materials and resources for teachers,, and continues to contribute to the development of those materials.  Ms. Lederle holds a B.A. from Kent State University, an M.A.T. from the University of Chicago, and a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University.  She has fifteen years' experience teaching English at both the high school and community college levels.

Sessions by Cheryl Lederle-Ensign
04-13-2010 2:30 PM 3:15 PM S204: What's New From the Library of Congress
Dawn Nelson, Instructional Media and Technology Coordinator, Osseo Area Schools Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (ITEM)

Dawn Nelson, former elementary and middle school media specialist, coordinates a team of library media specialists, technology integration specialists, and support staff for 30 sites. The fully flexibly scheduled libraries allow the team to collaborate and support research projects, Google Docs, and Moodle as we work to accomplish our goal of helping students learn.  Project Copernicus, a BYOD program, has been implemented in nearly all of the schools.  In August of 2013 a vision of Digital Learning for All was completed, with a goal of transformative learning. An initial step for that project will be 1:1 rollout of iPads to 1800 teachers and approximately 5000 students in the 2014-15 school year.  She is a Past-President of MEMO (MN Educational Media Organization) and part of the 2011 AASL Conference Committee. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, music and time with her family.

Sessions by Dawn Nelson
04-13-2010 11:30 AM 12:15 PM S202: Project Copernicus: Student-Provided Technology and Web 2.0
Dr. Rita H. Oates, Vice President, Education Markets, ePals Inc. ISTE affiliate representative, Florida

Rita has led hundreds of workshops, conference presentations and courses about integrating technology in education. She has used and created online educational communications, activities and lessons since 1975. She earned a PhD in educational applications of media (Indiana U.) and is author of 10 books, including one on technology professional development published by NSBA. As director of ed tech in Miami-Dade County Public Schools for more than seven years, she won grants exceeding $10 million. At Barry University, she was chair of the educational computing and technology department and associate professor. In the 1980s, she was education editor of the first U.S. online service with color and graphics, called VIEWTRON. Early in her career, she taught high school language arts and journalism in an urban, a rural, and a suburban school in Kansas, after earning degrees in curriculum and instruction and in journalism at the University of Kansas. She has made district, regional, state and national presentations, keynotes and workshops. In 2010 she was recognized with the Lifetime Ed Tech Leadership award by FACE, and made a member of the CoSN Volunteer Hall of Fame. At ePals, she works with state and national education leaders and large districts to successfully implement ePals LearningSpace, a virtual workspace optimized for creating, sharing, collaborating and managing educational content, and the free web 2.0 tools such as ePals SchoolMail, Classroom Match, Forums, Projects and Focus Areas.

Sessions by Dr. Rita H. Oates
04-13-2010 10:30 AM 11:15 AM S201: Epublishing Resources for Schools: Blogs, Podcasts, Ebooks, Wikis, and More
Marisa Peacock, Sr. Project Manager and Media Specialst, Sisarina, Inc.

As senior project manager, Marisa manages and facilitates website design, development and multimedia initiatives. She comes with more than six years of experience working for non-profit, educational and public health organizations, producing websites, writing online and print content and participating in social media outreach. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and holds a Masters of Liberal Studies, with a concentration in American Studies from Georgetown University.

Sessions by Marisa Peacock
04-12-2010 3:15 PM 4:00 PM S104: Collaboration-That 13-Letter Dirty Word
Gary Price, Co-Founder, INFODocket & FullTextReports

Gary Price was the Founder and editor of both ResourceShelf and DocuTicker, published by Free Pint, Ltd. Having left those publications, he is now co-founder of Library Journal's INFODocket and FullTextReports. He co-authored (with Chris Sherman) The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, published by Information Today, Inc. Price lives in suburban Washington D.C. and earned a Masters of Library and Information Science from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Sessions by Gary Price
04-13-2010 4:00 PM 5:00 PM S205: Gary's Latest Web Research Update And Interactive Internet@Schools Wrap-Up!
Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Research Center's Internet Project Author of the book "Networked: The New Social Operating System"

Lee Rainie is the Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, a non-profit, non-partisan "fact tank" that studies the social impact of the internet. The Project has issued more than 500 reports based on its surveys that examine people's online activities and the internet's role in their lives.

Lee is a co-author of Networking: The New Social Operating System, a book about the social impact of the internet and mobile technology. He is also co-author of four books about the future of the internet, which are based on Project surveys. 

Prior to launching the Pew Internet Project, Lee was managing editor of the newsweekly magazine U.S. News & World Report. He is a graduate of Harvard University and has a master's degree in political science from Long Island University.

Sessions by Lee Rainie
04-12-2010 8:45 AM 9:45 AM KEYNOTE: Information Fluency & Imagining the Internet
Mr. David C. Schroeter, Strategic Council Member, Partnership for 21st Century Skills and Vice-President, K-12 Division, Gale, Cengage Learning, Gale, Cengage Learning Member: ALA, AASL, PLA

David Schroeter is Vice-President of the K-12/Public Library West Division of Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, a world leader in digital reference content and educational publishing for schools, libraries and businesses.  Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content and aggregated journal, periodical and newspaper information, Gale creates and maintains more than 600 online digital products that support and enhance instruction in all curricular areas and on all educational levels.  Since joining Gale Mr. Schroeter has worked to change the business from a library print business to a digital content business that has helped schools and districts around the country transform how they develop and deliver curriculum.  As an active board member of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills he has worked with educators at both the state and local level to help define and implement a 21st century education.

 Prior to his tenure at Gale, Mr. Schroeter held numerous sales, marketing and consulting positions with The Newman Group, Siebel Systems, Bell & Howell Information and Learning, and  He began his career as an academic recruiter for Eastern Michigan University where he headed up outreach as well as on-campus recruiting efforts.  
Mr. Schroeter holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Toledo and Masters of Education from Eastern Michigan University.  He lives in Ann Arbor, MI with his wife Melissa and three children.  

Sessions by Mr. David C. Schroeter
04-12-2010 11:30 AM 12:15 PM S102: Information Fluency: Core Competency for the 21st Century

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