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October 31, 2017: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
November 1, 2017: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Oct 31 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am Wisconsin Center Ballroom AB
 
Oct 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Wisconsin Center Ballroom AB
Dr. Mary Gavigan, Executive Director, CESA #1 Dr. Ryan Krohn, Director, the Institute for Personalized Learning Trailblazer Award
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 9:10 am
 
Oct 31 @ 9:10 am – 10:10 am Wisconsin Center Ballroom AB
Intentional Innovation: Empowering Students With Choice and Technology Creative work can be hard. It can be challenging. It can sometimes be overwhelming to try and plan and incorporate into the classroom. Yet, we know our[...]
Oct 31 @ 10:10 am – 10:25 am
 
Oct 31 @ 10:25 am – 11:40 am Wisconsin Center - 102C
Session Description Come to this session to hear student and teacher perspectives on how our personalized learning environment is designed and how kids and teachers push one another’s thinking. Flipping the switch to personalized learning[...]
Oct 31 @ 10:25 am – 11:40 am Wisconsin Center - 201AB
Session Description In this session we will explore the importance of fostering our learner’s mindset to be the driver of growth, independence and reflector of their own learning. Nurturing a learner who feels empowered is[...]
Oct 31 @ 10:25 am – 11:40 am Wisconsin Center - 102AB
Session Description It’s important when personalizing learning that the learner understands and can articulate their strengths, challenges, preferences, needs, interests, talents, aspirations and passions to teachers, parents and school counselors. During this session, Andelee and[...]
Oct 31 @ 10:25 am – 11:40 am Wisconsin Center - 102DE
Session Description Heroes quest for knowledge and crave adventure. Their journeys consist of trials—tests of strength, skill, resourcefulness, and endurance. With each challenge, heroes are expected to be courageous, take calculated risks, and prove their[...]
Oct 31 @ 10:25 am – 11:40 am Wisconsin Center - 101AB
Session Description Have you ever given your learners the time to really explore a topic they are passionate about in depth? A key component of the FLIGHT Academy is passion projects. In these projects, our[...]
Oct 31 @ 10:25 am – 11:40 am Wisconsin Center - 202C
Session Description Hear from a high school student, a high school teacher, and a coach on how a public high school is transforming their agency and equity for learners versus learning. In this session, you[...]
Oct 31 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Wisconsin Center Ballroom AB
 
Oct 31 @ 12:30 pm – 12:45 pm
 
Oct 31 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Wisconsin Center - 102DE
Session Description The assessment process of a student’s learning has been the same since the beginning of education: paper-pencil test, scored by the teacher, and the test is given back to the students, and we[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Wisconsin Center - 102AB
Session Description With the rapid rise of digital learning resources comes the rising need for easy, fast, and equitable access for all students, no matter the resource and no matter the device. But how do[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Wisconsin Center
Personalized Learning – 9-12 Mathematics Eric Anderson Room 101C Leading the Transition to Personalized Learning Shawn Galvin Room 101D Coaching for Student Centered Learning Kim Jenkins Room 201C Personalizing Learning at the High School Greta[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Wisconsin Center - 102C
Session Description Have you dabbled in personalized learning and are looking to take another leap (or micro-step) forward? Come take a look and see how we changed our previous science fair model into a science[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Wisconsin Center - 101AB
Session Description Take a quick dive into the world of micro-credentials. Participants will learn about micro-credentials and explore the topic list (including the Institute for Personalized Learning’s stack). Come to this session to reframe traditional[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Wisconsin Center - 202C
Session Description At Norris Academy learners begin their journey with a reflection and development of a comprehensive learner profile to develop a deep understanding of their unique strengths, talents and interest. Learners engage multiple people[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Wisconsin Center - 201AB
Session Description Attend this fast paced session to learn about leading and scaling personalized learning. Do you have pockets of innovation that you want to support? Do you have a few teacher trailblazers leading the[...]
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Wisconsin Center - 103A
No Excuses! Personalized Learning for Every Student in Every School Kevin Miller Benchmarking with Learners Andrew Moriarity Co-Teaching Jennifer Bynum  
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
 
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wisconsin Center - 102C
Session Description Join a group of teachers who are in their second year of building learner pathways. From first grade to fourth grade to middle school, these classroom teachers will share tips, tactics and learner-centered[...]
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wisconsin Center - 102AB
Session Description Looking for a way to drive student engagement AND attend to individual student goals? Try implementing a personalized learning plan! Participants will learn from the experiences of three Janesville teachers who implemented personalized[...]
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Wisconsin Center
Jeffrey Taege Room 101C District Strategic Planning Tony Spence Room 101D High School Redesign Danielle Bosanec Room 201C Policies to Support Personalized Learning Johnna Noll Room 201D  
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wisconsin Center - 102DE
Session Description The sketch of a student who is apathetic or disengaged in learning is common. What brings students to purpose and ownership? To wonder, and to recognize how options available support the goals that[...]
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wisconsin Center - 201AB
Session Description Personalized Learning Environments (PLEs) can mean many different things to many different people. The East Troy Community School District continues to establish a clear focus by the development of a policy that supports[...]
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wisconsin Center - 202C
Session Description In a personalized learning environment, students demonstrate ownership of learning. But how do you get students to own their learning? In this session, elementary teachers will share their approach for getting started in[...]
Oct 31 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wisconsin Center - 101AB
Session Description Starting something new can be scary. This session will help you move from scared to excited about personalized learning. We will share our humble beginnings and help you begin an action plan to[...]
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Wisconsin Center - 103A
Make a Change! How Can Your Science Fair Join the 21st Century? Kristin Mortier No Excuses! Personalized Learning for Every Student in Every School Kevin Miller Benchmarking with Learners Andrew Moriarity  
Oct 31 @ 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
 
Oct 31 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Wisconsin Center
 
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Hilton Milwaukee City Center
 
Nov 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am Wisconsin Center Ballroom AB
Dr. Ryan Krohn, Director, Institute for Personalized Learning Dr. Mary Gavigan, Executive Director, CESA #1 Dr. Tony Evers, State Superintendent, Wisconsin
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Wisconsin Center Ballroom AB
Nurturing Learnability in the Skills Revolution We are entering a Skills Revolution, where helping people upskill and adapt to the fast-changing world of work will be the defining challenge of our time. We can’t slow[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
 
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am Wisconsin Center - 102C
Session Description Future Ready Schools is a Project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, working in partnership with the US Department of Education and a vast coalition of over 50 national and regional partners. Future[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Wisconsin Center - 101CD
Session Description Educators will leave with take-aways that can be immediately implemented into their classrooms as they rotate through 4 different hands-on experiences focused on the areas of Growth Mindset, STEAM, Leadership, and Team Building[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Wisconsin Center - 103DE
Session Description This workshop will introduce a framework for compiling and using student data as a holistic and collaborative classroom activity. The framework operates as a documentation system through which teachers at personalized learning schools[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Wisconsin Center - 201A
Session Description Conferring is a regular, goal-oriented meeting between a teacher and student to talk about learning progress, processes, and/or products. Personalized learning teachers report this as a high leverage practice, but how do they[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am Wisconsin Center - 102DE
Session Description Personalized learning is gaining momentum across the nation, which means the role of teachers and skillsets they need is evolving. To address this need, the Council of Chief State School Officers and Jobs[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am Wisconsin Center - 103C
Session Description This session will provide an opportunity for district leaders to explore the conditions necessary to successfully expand personalized learning opportunities system-wide. Participants will learn about the research behind the 10 Conditions for Scaling[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am Wisconsin Center - 101B
Session Description This session will help educators understand how they can leverage local resources and student interests to implement a powerful program of personalized learning that will strengthen ties to the community and place students[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Wisconsin Center - 201B
Session Description The Institute for Personalized Learning believes that the voices and input of our learners are critical to the successful implementation of personalized learning. Members of the Institute’s Youth Advisory Council will engage in[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am Wisconsin Center - 102AB
Session Description Session attendees will actively participate in a break-out session, centered around how to incorporate learner voice into a learning environment. With an authentic learning experience, participants will take Ownership of their learning, explore[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Wisconsin Center - 103AB
Session Description Gamification is a hot trend in professional development, and it allows participants to deeply engage in learning while having a little fun, too! Come learn how one district is using the concept of[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am Wisconsin Center - 101A
Session Description This session cites the experiences that district leaders have had in scaling up technologies that drive access. As a result, presenters will give a first-hand account of what it’s like to evaluate, implement,[...]
Nov 1 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Wisconsin Center - 201CD
Session Description Come learn about gamifications and game-based initiatives for high school math students (Alg 1 thru Pre-Calc)! Eric will share how any teacher can “tag” into the current gamer mentality and environment. Gamification and[...]
Nov 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm Wisconsin Center -101B/102C
101B Hooked on Education Domenic Paolo Implementation of a Personalized Learning Environment Policy Chris Hibner Personalized Learning: Ready, Set, Go! Roxanne Irey 102C UDL & PL Jayne Bischoff O.W.R. Voice Melissa Schneider Future Ready Janice[...]
Nov 1 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Wisconsin Center Ballroom AB