Lightning Round

9:40 A.M. - 10:15 A.M

Interoperability Lightning Round Presentations

The Interoperability Lightning Round Presentations will share the perspectives of school leaders on the critical benefits of three, prominent open standards movements. In this lightning round, the panelists will present their work on the K12 Federation identity registry. 

 

K12 Federation is a community of school district “operators” whose shared knowledge, expertise, and resources mitigate the cost, complexity, and risk of implementing and supporting educational services such as, but not limited to, identity, rostering, and access management systems in the emerging digital ecosystem. The organization’s mission is to bring together a community of interest and expertise to share ideas, resources, and innovate for K12 by K12.

Host

Bruce Umpstead, Managing Partner, ScaleUp Education Partners

Panelists

Jim Peterson, CTO of IlliniCloud/Bloomington District 87, Illinois

Chris Squatritto, special advisor to Clark County Schools, Nevada

 

10:15 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

 

Interoperability Lightning Round Presentations

Interoperability Lightning Round Presentations will share the perspectives of school leaders on the critical benefits of three open standards movements. In this lightning round, the panelists will present their work with IMS Global and the learning tools interoperability (LTI) effort.

IMS Global is a non-profit member collaborative inventing the future of educational and learning technology. IMS enables a plug-and-play architecture and ecosystem that provides a foundation for learning tool interoperability and rapid deployment. IMS suppliers are the innovation market leaders, allowing IMS institutions to achieve the future of digital learning faster.

Host

Bruce Umpstead, Managing Partner, ScaleUp Education Partners

Panelists

Leo Brehm, CIO/CTO at Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough, MA,

Tom Ingham, Director of Information Technology, Escambia County School District, FL

Chris Chung, IMS K12 Community Facilitator

 

 

11:15 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.

 

Interoperability Lightning Round Presentations

Interoperability Lightning Round Presentations will share the perspectives of school leaders on the critical benefits of prominent open standards movements. In this lightning round, the panelists will present their work deploying Ed-Fi data standards.

The Ed-Fi Alliance is driving the conversation and progress on K12 interoperable data standards. Leveraging Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) with input from state and local education agencies, vendors, and educators, the Ed-Fi Data Standard has quickly become the leading FREE educational data standard for bridging disparate data systems and empowering users with up-to-date, actionable insights on student progress and performance.

Host

Bruce Umpstead, Managing Partner, ScaleUp Education Partners

Panelist

Don Dailey, Project Manager, Data Integration, Mcihigan Technology Readiness Infrastructure Grant

Josh Klein, Chief Information Officer, Portland Public Schools

Troy Wheeler, President, Ed-Fi Alliance

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