K-12 IT Digital Summit


Schedule of Events
March 28, 2019
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

8:30 –  8:45        Welcome (Auditorium)
8:45 – 10:00       Keynote (Auditorium)
10:15 – 11:15        Breakout Sessions (Resource Center)
11:30 – 12:30      Breakout Sessions (Resource Center)
12:30 –  1:00       Lunch Chat - (Networking Lounge)
1:00  –  2:00       Breakout Sessions - (Resource Center)

Keynote: “From Classroom to Server Room”

Lance Lennon has been in education for 20 + years, the last 18 have been as a technology director and technology integrationist. He is a Certified Casper Administrator, a DEN Star Educator, an Apple Teacher, a Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Administrator, and a Google Level 1 and 2 Certified Educator. His district has been using Google Apps for Education for the past six and a half years. Lance is a Google proponent and all around Google enthusiast.

Karl Hehr has been an educator for more than 16 years. He is an outspoken advocate for change in education. Karl is a leader in educational technology and is active in numerous advocacy groups and panels. Currently, Karl is the Technology director for Ames Community Schools, a founding member of the GSFE Admins podcast and an active presenter at conferences. From Ames, Iowa to Dahran, Saudi Arabia, Karl has had the opportunity to present on GSFE topics and the importance of technology-infused instruction. Karl is a Certified Casper Administrator, a Discovery Education STAR Educator, A Google Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Administrator, and general pot-stirrer. 

Breakout Sessions:


In the area of Mobile Device Management, time is crucial. Mosyle is a newer MDM that offers power, a competitive price point, and ease of use. Join this overview of the Mosyle interface and feel free to ask questions as to how it can better assist your district for a successful deployment of devices.

Presenter: Mark Waelde – IT Director, Sullivan School District



Tools to deliver and streamline digital classroom content are everywhere, and they’re not one-size-fits-all. Hapara’s Instructional Management Solution offers powerful visibility and a comprehensive set of features to not only monitor and assign digital work, but to allow 21st-century classrooms to the flexible, engaging, and varied spaces they should be. Our Instructional Management System supports teachers in all stages of technology adoption–antsy beginners and expert creatives alike–and can work alongside the rest of your tech toolbox, including an LMS. Learn how Hapara’s Instructional Management Suite can ramp up your journey to teacher tech-xellence!

Presenter: Evyan Wagner – Professional Learning Manager, Hapara



How Dekalb CUSD428 utilizes free Open Source products to Enterprise technologies for a proactive response to threat mitigation.

Presenter: Ben Bayle – Chief Officer of Technology, Dekalb School District