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Equip • Engage • Empower

Every day, learning is taking place across barriers once thought to be insurmountable. For the 15th anniversary of OETC, join more than 6,000 attendees to explore the endless possibilities that distance learning and alternative learning models provide. Attendees will come together to teach and learn about new ways to equip, engage, and empower learners and educators across the state and beyond!

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Monday, February 11 • 8:00am - 8:45am
Shared Services Innovation: A Perfect Storm for Vision and Cost Savings in Instructional Technology

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Over the last 4 years, a grassroots non-profit has developed a shared vision to drive down the costs of digital course content, professional development and technology support services. Learn how 21 districts across Ohio have collaborated on a shared vision for cost savings, innovative technology solutions and personal learning opportunities for students. Participants will be given an opportunity to ask questions and learn how they can implement these shared services in their district.

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William Fritz

Director of Technology, Sycamore Community Schools
As a founding member of Learn21, Bill provided the vision to make Learn21 a solution for all children. His twenty years’ experience in business and educational technology provides the leadership and vision to develop solutions that drive collaboration and innovation. Bill is frequently tapped as a product advisory member for technology leadership teams. He has received the NSBA Technology Leadership “20 to Watch” award.
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Kevin Ghantous

Solutions Engineer, Learn21
As a founding member of Learn21, Kevin combines his education in software development and networking infrastructure with nine years of experience with Blackboard at Sycamore Community Schools. Kevin has engineered unique solutions to compliment member districts technology and curricular needs. Working closely with the Learn21 support specialist, he crafts tools and processes that eliminate work for school districts while engaging them with... Read More →

Sean Kapsal

Support Specialist, Learn21
Sean brings a unique mix of experience in electronics engineering, computer hardware, software development and database programming. This provides a solid foundation to support our environment. Sean has over 15 years of experience providing professional enterprise level IT support with a focus on quality customer service. He has been supporting educational institutions since 2005.
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Danielle Tymitz

Client Representative, Learn21
As client representative, Danielle’s responsibilities include designing and delivering training, setting up pilot programs and sharing best practices in blended and online learning. She joined the Learn21 team in 2011 with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. She has a passion for educational technology and recently completed a master’s program in Educational Technology.

Monday February 11, 2013 8:00am - 8:45am
E172 400 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43215 USA

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